Person: Sara Hanson

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Welcome to Part Two: The Photos, from the high tunnel build workshop at Prairie Sky Farm (Part 1 is the video blog posted on Oct. 6). While doing recon for part names I had forgotten, I came across this high tunnel guide from Illinois that I think is worth a look, especially for selecting and […]

October 27, 2015 


We had a small but mighty group of people at the high tunnel build Sept. 3-4 at Prairie Sky Farm. Even in 95+ degree heat, the crew of attendees, led by Adam Montri (check out his six PFI farminars Feb 2010, Jan 2011,  Jan 25 2011, Dec 2011, Feb 2012, and Jan 2013) worked hard over the two days […]

October 6, 2015 


Hear how to grow higher quality salad greens and microgreens in a season-extending high tunnel.

November 20, 2012 


Practical Farmers of Iowa Receives $128,800 Grant for Beginning Farmer ProgramFor Release: November 3, 2011 Download PDF (609 KB) View Fullscreen

November 3, 2011 


Adam Montri, Outreach Specialist for Michigan State University, and operator of Ten Hens Farm, a year-round farm near Bath, MI, will share how to grow crops well in high tunnels, manage for pests, fertility and rotations. Sara Hanson a beginning farmer is putting the finishing touches on a hoophouse of her own in northern Iowa.

January 11, 2011 


Join Practical Farmers of Iowa for their Winter Farminar SeriesFor Release: December 14, 2010 Download PDF (251 KB) View Fullscreen

December 14, 2010 


Practical Farmers of Iowa Announces Savings Incentive RecipientsFor Release: December 9, 2010 Download PDF (241 KB) View Fullscreen

December 9, 2010