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Backyard Abundance to host Smoothie and Harvest Party

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Backyard Abundance will be hosting a Smoothie and Harvest Party in Iowa City.

The party will be held at Whetherby Park Edible Forest, thanks to partnership with Iowa City Parks and Recreation.

The event will be on August 1st from 9:30 A.M. to 11 A.M.

Smoothies will be free and are made with fresh fruit grown on site.

Tours of the site will be offered and will allow participants to harvest some of the fruit.

The event is being held in celebration of new signs that describe the edible plants.

The signs will be high-tech and will be able to be scanned by cell phones for recipes and information on the plants.

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