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Kerri and Todd Leach Mammoth Hills Farm Members since 2011 West Branch, IA Kerri and Todd Leach raise registered Katahdin hair sheep; geese; chickens; and bees on 60 acres at Mammoth Hills Farm near West Branch. They also have an orchard, hoop house and raise mushrooms seasonally. The sheep are the centerpiece of their farm, […]

April 28, 2017 


Field day at Hazel Acres will explore hazelnut production and marketingFor Release: August 24, 2016 Contacts: Jeff Jensen | Hazel Acres and Nut Haven | (515) 320-6756 | jjensen@treesforever.org Tamsyn Jones | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org FENTON, Iowa — When Jeff Jensen and his parents, Roger and Joyce, decided to [...]

August 24, 2016 


The sweltering heat did not discourage more than 50 attendees from gathering in Iowa City on July 22nd to learn about a one-of-a-kind, hand-made barrel-style root washer and to take a tour of the beginnings of something truly remarkable in Iowa-over 20,000 Keyline-designed, newly planted fruit and nut trees. VersaLand is a 145-acre permaculture research […]

August 1, 2014