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Taste of Summer Solstice

Robert A. Lee Recreation Center — Saturday, June 25 at 9 a.m.

Double up on your local food indulgence with the Taste of Summer Solstice event this Saturday at the Iowa City Farmer’s Market. Starting at 9 a.m., attendees can make their own dino kale salad with New Pioneer Food Co-op and play a meet-your-local-farmers game organized by Field to Family.

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The new Outdoor Edible Classroom at the Iowa City Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center — photo by Adam Burke

Afterward, take a short walk down to the Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center for a tour of their new Outdoor Edible Classroom. Backyard Abundance — an educational non-profit helping to create landscapes that provide healthy food and habitat — will be on site coordinating classroom activities like painting decorative rocks and signs for the space, seed planting and handing out frosty treats.

For more details, check out the Facebook event page.


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