The Iowa Gourd Society, Sigma Chapter of the American Gourd Society  was organized in September 1999. Mission Statement: The purpose of the  Society shall be to band together those persons who are interested in  horticulture, education, culture, uses, history and/or crafting of  gourds.

Our Chapter meets the third Saturday of  March,  May, July, September, and the first Saturday of November.  More information can be found on the " Meetings" page.

Members who attended the 3rd Annual Gourd Retreat last October 2015