Fall Field Tour
Saturday, Sept. 30th 10:00 - 1:00


Starting Location - Red Bird Farm, 2254 Black Diamond Rd. SW, IA City, IA
First Stop: Elana Gingerich, 3151 F52 Trail, Parnell, IA
Second Stop - Margaret Ruddy Chestnut Orchard,
Lunch Stop - St. Michaels Community Center, Holbrook IA


9:30   Sign-in, coffee, treats, fellowship
10:00   Welcome - Celebrating 20 Years of Water Quality!
  Jeff Jensen, Trees Forever
10:05   Overview & Tour of Red Bird Farm
  Paul Millice, Farm Owner
11:10   Overview & Tour of Gingerich Farm
  Elana Gingerich, Operator will talk about chestnuts, establishment, maintenance, and cost share.
12:20   Q & A Orchard Tour with Margaret Ruddy
    Margaret Ruddy, Owner/Operator will talk about maintenance, marketing, harvesting, and more.
1:00   Adjourn
 
1:00   Join us for lunch at the St. Michaels Commnity Center, Holbrook, IA

Sponsors include: Iowa Nut Growers Association, Trees Forever, Red Bird Farm, Gingerich Farms, and IA Woodland Owners Assoc.