515 - 383 - 4354


Closed for the season.

Farmyard Admission

Farmyard is closed for season.

Contact Us

Center Grove Orchard

32835 610th Ave
Cambridge, Iowa 50046 (or direct your email to a staff member below)
Phone: 515-383-4354 (or direct your call to a staff member below)

School Tour Coordinator:  515-203-9202
Events Coordinator: 515-321-0816


Closed for the season. Country Store will re-open in August 2107 and Farmyard in September 2017.


We are located just north of Ankeny and south of Ames, 5 miles east of I-35 on Highway 210 (Exit 102, Cambridge). Then, north 1/8 mile on 610th Ave.

Directions via Google Maps

orchard drive time map

Donation Requests

If you have an upcoming event or fundraiser and would like to request a donation from Center Grove Orchard, please email you request to and please include the information below:

1. A flyer or letter on official letterhead announcing or promoting your event.
2. The organization’s mailing address along with the event coordinator’s name and phone number.

Please allow 2 weeks to process the request.

Professional Photographer Policy

Photographers are more than welcome to take client photos at Center Grove Orchard. We kindly ask you to please follow our rules below:

  • You may take photos only during business hours – 9 AM to 7 PM.
  • Contact us ahead of time (minimum one week notice) and let us know when you plan to come take photos. You can contact us at or 515-383-4354.
  • If you want to take pictures in an area where there is a fee, you as well as your clients will need to pay the fee to get in.
  • No family pets are allowed – unless a service animal.
  • Please leave the area of your photo shoot as you found it.

If you have any more questions regarding photography, please feel free to contact us at or 515-383-4354.

Visit our about us page to find out more about the history of the orchard and the Black family. Also read customer testimonials and see our local and national memberships.

“The tastiest apple experience you'll ever find!”
—Larry D. Black

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