Wetherby Edible Forest: Pathways & Plot Layout

Sunday, June 03 2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM [CST]

2400 Taylor Drive, Iowa City, IA, 52240, United States

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Sunday, June 03 2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM [CST]

Wetherby Park, 2400 Taylor Drive, Iowa City, IA, 52240, United States.

Join fellow neighbors at Wetherby Edible Forest anytime between 9 AM and 11 AM to help redesign the garden layout, walkways and beds.

Food security is an important issue for every community and the Wetherby Edible Forest aims to secure access to food for everyone, while fostering a healthy ecological system that supports monarchs, honeybees and other desired insects.

Volunteer activities:

  • Edging: Re-position edging and flagstones to define pathways.
  • Weeding: Help remove undesired plants to encourage more edibles.

 

FOOD, FUN, AND INFORMATION
Tasty food and refreshments will be provided.
Tours of the edible forest will be given where you can nibble sorrel and harvest herbs.
Publications about creating habitat for desired insects will be available.

WHAT TO BRING
Please bring...

  • Comfortable clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
  • Gloves (leather ones, if you have them).
  • Gardening tools: Hoes, steel rakes, wheel barrows, shovels, trowels.

 

SPONSORS
This project would not be possible without these sponsors and supporters. Please frequent these generous organizations to thank them for donations of materials and funds.

  • Iowa City Parks and Recreation: www.icgov.org/?id=1082
  • Iowa Department of Agriculture: www.iowaagriculture.gov
  • New Pioneer: www.NewPi.coop



Event takes place at Wetherby Community Garden and Park
2400 Taylor Dr, Iowa City, IA 52240

Backyard Abundance is an educational nonprofit that helps people create environmentally-beneficial landscapes.

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