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 the months, March (optional),  May, July, Sept, and Nov.  More information can be found on the " Meetings" page.

Some IaGS members enjoying a 'photo op' with Bonnie Gibson and John Wayne at Golden Hills Resort in Raymondville, MO at the 2013 Bonnie Gibson workshop.