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Backyard Abundance will host Red Fern Farm tour

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Backyard Abundance is hosting a tour of Red Fern Farm 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Aug. 9.

The farm raises high-value orchard crops and medicinal herbs including chestnut, hazelnut and Asian pear. 

Tom Wahl, the farm owner, will help attendees learn about low-maintenance planting designs, how to maximize yields and how to estimate revenue over time. 


The event fee is $15 and goes up to $20 after Aug. 5. Registration is requested on the Backyard Abundance website.


Attendees are encouraged to bring cool clothes, comfortable shoes, a water bottle, bug spray and sunscreen.


The class is the third in a four-part High-Value Orchard Crop series hosted by Backyard Abundance in partnership with Iowa City Parks and Recreation.  


For more information and to register visit or call 319-325-6810.



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