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Bike Library Farm Cycle
Bike Library Farm Cycle

  • Bike to meet farmers in Jonson Co.

    Johnson County Historic Poor Farm

    Photo by Continuum Ag

    The Johnson County Historic Poor Farm first opened in 1855 to care for the indigent, the developmentally disabled and the mentally ill. This historical resource provides a unique educational and interpretive opportunity for visitors to learn about Iowa’s method of using its plentiful agricultural resources in efforts to care for the poor and mentally ill. 

    Walker Homestead

    Photo courtesy of Andrew Roers

    In pursuit of an agricultural educational experience for students of all ages. We are situated on an 85-acre farm, producing a variety of foods, raising animals and honey, and growing herbs and flowers using techniques that protect the environment and help foster the development of healthy living.

    Muddy Miss Farms

    Farmer Shanti is passionate about working towards a more vibrant local food system -- where small farms thrive -- and fresh, beautiful, healthy food is affordable and accessible to everyone.

    Global Food Project

    Photo by GROW: JC

    The Iowa Valley Global Food Project (IVGFP) is a coalition of Eastern Iowa non-profits and community groups that are working together to make our local food system more inclusive by creating opportunities for immigrant community members— new Iowans— to obtain greater access to food, land, and educational resources.

    GROW: Johnson County

    Photo by GROW JC

    Mission: to improve healthy food access and empower new growers through charitable food production and hands-on education.

    Iowa City Bike Library

    The Bike Library started in 2004 as a volunteer-run community bike project located in Iowa City, Iowa with a mission of getting more people on bikes. We repair donated bikes and offer them to the public. Bikes are priced with a deposit and checked out for six month periods. If a bike is returned in good condition within the checkout period, the deposit will be returned to the user. Alternately, patrons can choose to keep their bikes and forfeit their deposit.

    Historic Poor Farm