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Women, Food and Agriculture Network posts its own events and those from other organizations that may be of interest to its members. If you have an event you’d like posted, please email info@wfan.org.

Jul
25
Tue
2017
Women Caring for the Land: Conservation on a Dairy Farm in Waupaca, WI
Jul 25 @ 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join former Alice in Dairyland Zoey Brooks at her family’s state-of-the-art dairy farm, where animal comfort and environmental stewardship are at the forefront of day-to-day operations.

Lunch is a potluck (main dish provided) so bring a dish to pass. Please dress for walking pastures. RSVP to Deb at 715-590-2130 or djakubek@wisconsinfarmersunion.com.

Women Caring for the Land Des Moines
Jul 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Register at wfan.org/dsm2017

Have you inherited farmland you are managing alone or with siblings? Or perhaps you are widowed and trying to manage alone? Do you own more than 40 acres, with some in crops?

Women landowners like you are invited to attend a meeting to learn about conservation.

We hope you can join us from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM, with a light lunch. Because of our unique discussion format, we limit attendance (sorry, no walk-ins). We do ask for a $10 registration to secure your space; please register by 4 p.m. Friday, July 21st at wfan.org/dsm2017, Questions? Contact Carol at carol@wfan.org or 641-430- 2540.

Women Caring for the Land Des Moines
Jul 25 @ 9:30 pm – Jul 26 @ 12:00 am

Register at wfan.org/dsm2017

Have you inherited farmland you are managing alone or with siblings? Or perhaps you are widowed and trying to manage alone? Do you own more than 40 acres, with some in crops?

Women landowners like you are invited to attend a meeting to learn about conservation.

We hope you can join us from 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM, with a light supper. Because of our unique discussion format, we limit attendance (sorry, no walk-ins). We do ask for a $10 registration to secure your space; please register by 4 p.m. Friday, July 21st at wfan.org/dsm2017, Questions? Contact Carol at carol@wfan.org or 641-430- 2540.

Aug
2
Wed
2017
Women Caring for the Land: Direct Grain Sales in Belleville, WI
Aug 2 @ 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Come see how Becky Olson and her husband applied her environmental non-profit experience to transform from dairy to direct grain sales to brewers and bakers. Learn how a trout fishing easement helped bridge their inter-generational farm transition while protecting the watershed.

Lunch is a potluck (main dish provided) so bring a dish to pass. Please dress for walking pastures. RSVP to Deb at 715-590-2130 or djakubek@wisconsinfarmersunion.com.

Aug
8
Tue
2017
Women Caring for the Land: Conservation on a Sheep Farm in Burnett, WI
Aug 8 @ 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm

On Barb Salas’ farm, conservation and animal husbandry go hand-in-hand. Come view this 70-acre all grass sheep farm and learn about Barb’s composting system and how she worked with NRCS on fencing and water systems.

Lunch is a potluck (main dish provided) so bring a dish to pass. Please dress for walking pastures. RSVP to Deb at 715-590-2130 or djakubek@wisconsinfarmersunion.com.

Aug
9
Wed
2017
Women Caring for the Land: Conservation and Cranberries
Aug 9 @ 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Conservation is at the heart of this 6,000-acre family-run operation, which is headed up by Mary Brazeau Brown. Cranberries have been produced on the property since 1873.

Lunch is a potluck (main dish provided) so bring a dish to pass. Please dress for walking pastures. RSVP to Deb at 715-590-2130 or djakubek@wisconsinfarmersunion.com.

Aug
15
Tue
2017
Women Caring for the Land: Conservation Grazing in Wheeler, WI
Aug 15 @ 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm

See how Lauren Langworthy’s love of the land is at work on the small, diversified farm she runs with her husband. Learn how rotational grazing is helping to rebuild the soil at Blue Ox Organics, where the Driftless and the Northwoods meet.

Lunch is a potluck (main dish provided) so bring a dish to pass. Please dress for walking pastures. RSVP to Deb at 715-590-2130 or djakubek@wisconsinfarmersunion.com.

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