Iowa’s Garden County

Adair County is Iowa’s Garden County. Flowers, vegetables, and specialty crops all flourish in the rich prairie soil, and join traditional agriculture in creating our foundation and our connection to nature.

You’ll want to come every season to see what we grow here.

Visit the Farm

Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center – Native prairie, outdoor art, walking trails, acres of Community Supported Agriculture gardens and orchards, with a Gathering Barn and gift shop fill the Wallace birthplace, part of the Wallace Centers of Iowa. The grounds and barn are available for rent. The Gathering Table Restaurant and Pizza on the Prairie events feature produce grown on site.

Bridgewater Farm – Tour a 40-acre diversified farm that provides produce, eggs and meat through Community Supported Agriculture program and local Farmers Markets.

Nichols Farms – One of the leading beef seedstock producers in the U.S. is north of Bridgewater and is available for tours. Nichols Farms raises 1,200 bulls a year and sells its genetics worldwide.

Neely-Kinyon Research Farm – The largest organic research farm in the nation is part of the Iowa State University system. Located south of Greenfield tours are available by appointment.

Take Home Fresh Iowa Goodness

Long’s Market – Fresh produce in season and homespun goodies the rest of the year. Located on the Greenfield Square.

Wallace Country Life Center – Fresh produce grown onsite is available in the center’s Farm Market. In season.

Check out our local communities for seasonal Farmers Markets.

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