Specialty Crops

Barnswallow & Co. hosts unique opportunities for guests to experience agriculture through locally grown, fresh-cut flowers. To get a up-close view, stay at the farm at The Barnswallow Cottage Airbnb. From July-September, join the you-pick flower events on Saturday AMs. Then travel into Oskaloosa and enjoy the historical downtown square, shop at local boutiques and eat at local restaurants. Rest and relax on the quiet 3-acre Airbnb property or join in on the fun at events on the farm. All who stay get exclusive access to the flower farm May-October during the flower harvest season. https://www.Barnswallowflowers.com https://www.airbnb.com/h/thebarnswallowcottage

Bloom and Bark is a chemical free farm growing a wide range of fruits and vegetables.

We are a little flower farm with a big heart. Located in central Iowa, hidden in the rural countryside, we are passionate about the joy and healing power of nature and flowers. We are also passionate about giving back to the community and the world.

All home grown produce, and we do farmers markets and special events.

Farm and Robotic Barn Tours

Welcome to Corn for a Cause! We love sweetcorn. We grow it, sell it, and donate it to those who might not otherwise have access to this delicious, healthy, locally-grown vegetable. or every dozen ears of sweetcorn you buy, we donate another dozen to organizations, such as local food pantries, that feed hungry hungry people. Corn for a Cause is is a nonprofit located in Western Iowa just a few miles off of Interstate 80. We love having people visit! https://corn4acause.org/

We’re a small diversified family farm that was born with the hope of providing our next generation all that the agriculture way of life has to offer.

Draco Hill Nature Farm offers free events all season such as a Picnic in the Prairie, meteor watching parties, tastings of Asian pears, honeyberries and chestnuts, foraging expeditions and more. Farm produce available for sale.

On farm market for sale and U-pick of red and black raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, tart cherries and currants. Farm jams made from fruit crop are sold in the farm market building along with other craft, gift and specialty items.

Frohling Strawberry Hill offers delicious strawberries during the month of June. Enjoy picking on a quiet farm near the Iowa River. Resting area with free water available.

Our mission is to provide a fun, safe, educationally based rural fall festival experience for families by offering unique hands-on agricultural related activities, food, and an outdoor market featuring our homegrown pumpkins, squash, gourds, and ornamentals.

Asparagus in May, Strawberries in June, Produce in Mid Summer and Pumpkins/Halloween Family Fun in October.

This historical site includes 40 acres of the original Henry A. Wallace birthplace farm.

Hive and Petal, a boutique flower farm in Central Iowa, is dedicated to nurturing bees and blooms for local floral businesses. This farm aspires to spread beauty and foster positive connections through the joy of flowers.

The Iowa Flower Farm provides a fun and educational environment for families or individuals to come out and experience the beauty of a working flower farm, pick a bucket of fresh flowers, or pick up a freshly made bouquet. We are farm to home with thousands of perennials and annuals to choose from. Our colors and blooms are ever changing from week to week as the season progresses. Educational and fun classes include snip and sip events, build a hand tied bouquet, and kids make it take it. With more to come.

With its light, refreshing fragrance and vibrantly colored flowers, lavender is among the most easily recognized and well-loved plants around. Iowa Lavender is a boutique, family-owned farm where they grow, harvest and personally handcraft all of their irresistible lavender products.

Come visit us at Jester Hill Farm, we are a Boutique flower farm offering fresh cut flowers and lavender just a short 7-minute drive North of Grimes by Jester Park. We offer multiple varieties of annuals and perennials to pick from. We welcome families, individuals or small groups to the farm. You-Pick events are every Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm-7:30pm and Saturdays from 9:00am-1:00pm beginning July 5th through early October.

Seasonal restaurant on site with CSA and cooking and nutrition classes. Host functions and farm tours.

Opens the Saturday of Mother's Day Weekend until the 1st or 2nd week of November (weather depending).
11 am- 9 pm May-September
11 am - 8 pm October-November

A cozy collection of small enterprises located on a working farm collaborate to provide a diverse experience for visitors. Land Alliance Folk School shares the property with Geyer’s Oven, a backyard wood-fired pizza venue; Willow Grove Inn, offering lodging in a century old farmhouse; and Anna’s Cutting Garden, a u-pick flower garden. Guests have the option to book an overnight stay, attend a class or retreat, experience a pizza night, spend time in the gardens, or reserve space for private events or studio space for creative work.

Join us for artisan pizza, made with local, organic ingredients from our gardens and pastures.

Seasonal flower farm located in Brooklyn, Iowa since 2018. We specialize in seasonally grown cut flowers and we invite you out to the farm to cut your own bouquet of flowers. Open July - September(ish).

An Iowa based grower of landscape, ornamental, evergreen and fruit trees.

We sell sweet corn from July thru September.

Our twenty-acre flower farm is cozied on the bluffs above Middle River Valley surrounded by the covered bridges of Madison County, Iowa. Located outside of Des Moines, this beautiful piece of land is home to our family, three dogs, seven cats who love to welcome guests, eight acres of cut flower gardens, butterflies, birds, bees, and the rest devoted to the forest and fauna that made this place home long before it was a farm.

We are a family owned and operated business, specializing in homegrown bedding plants beginning in late April.

Puffer Roske Farms is a veteran-run business. We grow sustainably-raised produce without the use of herbicides and pesticides. We also raise bees for honey, pastured meat birds, and free-range laying chickens. The farm is located northeast of Iowa Falls at the junction of HWY 65, HWY 57, and S-45.

Rinderknecht Organic Farm is a certified organic farm. We sell beef, pork, and lamb.

Rosmann Family Farms is a 600-acre certified organic grain and livestock farm located four miles NW of Harlan in Shelby County.

Here at Sauser Farms we grow vegetables, melons, herbs, pumpkins and great fresh cut flowers.

We are a tiny produce farm and funky farm store located in rural Madison County open on weekends seasonally from mid May until October.

We are a native plant and grass nursery. We grow native forbs and grasses to be harvested for resale, we also have a greenhouse with plants for sale. We have a native prairie, wetland, ponds, native pasture and several varieties of plantings.

We love growing GREAT TASTING APPLES. We practice Integrated Pest Management.

We offer guided group tours June through September any day of the week. We can also have a catered meal served here.

Get away to the country for a day, but minutes from anywhere.

Meats raised on our homestead for your family. Offering beef, pork, and goat meat.