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Tama County Women, Land and Legacy hosting: “Summer Tour 2018: Adolphs Produce”

June 13, 2018
Special to The Chronicle , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

"Summer Tour 2018: Adolphs Produce" will be held on Tuesday, June 19, at the Adolphs' farm, 2919 140th Street in rural Traer.

Dessert and registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the event following at 7pm.. You should wear garden-appropriate footwear. No rain date is scheduled, so please dress for the weather. Bring along a lawn chair and enjoy the evening.

Tour guides Ken and Carolyn Adolphs have a diversified farming operation which has included fruit and vegetable production for the past 38 years. They do all the work themselves with no hired labor.

Ken and Carolyn offer fruits and vegetables including apples, raspberries, green beans, lettuce, beets, potatoes, onions, tomatoes, peppers, radishes, spinach, squash, zucchini, sweet corn, leeks, sweet potatoes, muskmelons, pumpkins, popcorn and carrots. They also sell cut flowers and a variety of rolls, cookies, pies, fruit breads and brownies.

The Adolphs market at the Waterloo and Cedar Falls farmers markets and provide for local care centers and grocers, the University of Northern Iowa and restaurants such as Rudy's Tacos in Waterloo.

Please RSVP by June 18 by phoning Mel at 641-484-2702, ext. 305 or emailing her at

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WHAT:?Women, Land & Legacy Summer Tour 2018- Adolphs Produce

WHEN: Tuesday, June 19, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Adolphs' farm, 2919 140th Street, rural Traer

Open to the public

RSVP by June 18 by phoning Mel at 641-484-2702, ext. 305 or emailing her at

This event is free and open to the general public, both women and men.

Tama County Women, Land & Legacy began in 2007, part of a statewide USDA outreach project. This is the group's 33rd local event. Women, Land & Legacy is currently active in nearly thirty Iowa counties and brings together Iowan women interested in agriculture, local food and natural resources to converse, listen and become empowered for involvement on their landscape and in their communities.

Persons needing accommodations to participate in this event should contact 641/484-2702, ext. 305, TDD# or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 or at least 48 hours prior to the event. USDA is an equal opportunity employer, provider, and lender. USDA and Extension programs are available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, or disability.



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