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Organic Farm School: It All Comes Down to ‘Humus’

July 22, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Our ten week program will cover the following topics:

  • JUNE 10: “WHAT IS ‘ORGANIC’?” Meg Moynihan (Minnesota Department of Agriculture)
  • JUNE 17: “WEEDS” with Atina Diffley (Organic Farming Works)
  • JUNE 24: “THE EDIBLE CITY” Film screening and discussion with Maggie McKenna (Permaculture Research Institute Cold Climate)
  • JULY 1: “MEET THE FARMERS PANEL” Discussion with local farmers
  • JULY 8: “SEED SAVING WITH THE SEED TECHNICIAN MAGICIAN” Heidi Cook (Seed Savers Exchange, Iowa)
    *Followed by Saturday, July 13, car caravan and farm tour at Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa
  • JULY 15: “FISH and GREENS: INTRODUCTION TO AQUAPONICS” Annelie Lindberg-Livingston (Women’s Environmental Institute) and Chad Herbert (Urban Farm Project)
    *Class meets at the Urban Farm Project
  • JULY 22 “IT ALL COMES DOWN TO ‘HUMUS’” Professor Pat Farrell (UMD – Department of Geography)
  • JULY 29 “HERBS, HERBAL HEALING, and WILD MEDICINE” Cynthia Thomas (practicing herbalist, massage therapist, doula, and educator- Sacred Journey Healing Arts)
  • AUGUST 5 “BASICS OF URBAN BEEKEEPING WITH BEEZ KNEEZ” Erin Rupp and Kristy Allen (Beez Kneez)
  • AUGUST 12 “THE FUTURE OF THE GOOD FOOD REVOLUTION” Will Allen (CEO and Founder of Growing Power Milwaukee)

Parking validation for students enrolled in full lecture series.

What else: Meet and network. Learn more at on-site workshops, field days, and urban farming projects. Join the new farm-for-food synergy.
Cost: $120 for all ten weeks, or $20 per class

Register: Online Click Here, call 651.583.0705, email wei@w-e-i.org, or snail mail: PO Box 128, North Branch, MN 55056


July 22, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Midtown Global Market Greenway Conference Room
920 E. Lake St
Minneapolis, MN United States
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