In This Episode:

>> How Dogpatch Urban Gardens is highly diversified despite only growing on a 1/4 acre

>> Why customer experience is a key focus for them

>> Why Jenny, a mom of 3 kids, left a teaching job to start an urban farm 2 blocks from their house

>> How eating right and taking care of herself makes her a more happy and productive person

Quotes from the episode:

“People can go to the grocery store to get a similar product, but there’s a reason why they come to us – the experience”

“One of the best things that has happened is finding employees who you can trust and can run things when you’re not there”

About the Guest

Jenny Quiner runs Dogpatch Urban Gardens (DUG), an urban farm located in Des Moines, Iowa. Dogpatch Urban Gardens property is on one acre of land in a residential area, and roughly 1/4 of that acre is under cultivation. The farm has been in operation for three seasons and specializes in growing annual vegetable crops focusing on salad oriented crops. All crops are grown using organic methods.

Resources and mentions

Find Dogpatch Urban Gardens on the Web: