The Livestock Barn

Preservando el pasado,

mirando hacia el futuro

Johnson County Historic Poor Farm logo
Drawing of a seedling

Nuestra misión

La granja histórica para pobres del condado de Johnson ofrece un espacio público para conectarse con la tierra y la historia local a través de oportunidades inclusivas dirigidas por la comunidad.

Large wooden cross located on the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm's unmarked cemetery
Tractor parked in front of the Dairy Barn
Gardeners and farmers seated in chairs in the North Shed talking to one another

El pasado

Donde hemos estado

Reconociendo y registrando la historia de la granja pobre histórica del condado de Johnson.

El presente

Donde estamos

Preservar y devolver a la tierra.

y nuestras comunidades circundantes.

El futuro

A donde iremos

Expansiones y mejoras para mejorar el acceso público y la producción de alimentos.

Drawing of an artichoke

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Drawing of a bean pod

Nuestra misión

Due to the current state of construction, there are limited opportunities for the public to visit the farm. 

We anticipate that the farm will be available for public use in 2023.

 

In the meantime, you can schedule a tour of the farm’s historic buildings and surrounding areas with the Johnson County Historical Society. Please contact their Executive Director, Alexandra McKendree: 

(319) 351-5738 or alexandra@johnsoncountyhistory.org.

Drawing of a watering can

Get In Touch

For general information about the Historic Poor Farm, please contact V Fixmer-Oraiz or Jason Grimm:

For all other questions or comments, please contact

Kelli Andresen:

V Fixmer-Oraiz
Astig Planning LLC
​JCHPF Manager
319.243.3426
vfixmeroraiz@astigplanning.com

Kelli Andresen
Johnson County
Media Contact

319.356.6000 

kandresen@johnsoncountyiowa.gov

Jason Grimm
Iowa Valley RC&D

Farm Manager

319.622.3264

jason@ivrcd.org