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HOMEBREWI NGWI THTRANSPARENTCOFFEE J ul y2110a ma tHungr yTur t l eFa r m 410125t hSt r eet| Amer y , WI54001 wi t hSamBr o wn, St o neCr e e kCo f f e e Fr ee-nor egi s t r a t i onr equi r ed LetSa m Br ownofMi l wa ukee’ sSt oneCr eekCof f eehel py ous t a r ty ourda y bet t erbyl ea r ni nga boutwa t erf i l t r a t i on,gr i ndpa r t i c l es i z e ,wa t ert emper a t ur e , a ndav a r i et yofbr e wi ngmet hods pec i f i c a t i onst os ui ty ourneedsf orbr e wi ngi n y ourhome .Lea r na boutt hei mpor t a nc eofs our c i nggr eenc of f eea ndwor ki ng wi t hgr ower st opr oduc eahi ghqua l i t yc of f eet ha tc a nbec er t i f i eda ss oc i a l l y r es pons i bl e . Samhasbe e nwo r ki ngi nt hec o f f e ei ndus t r yf o rabo ut1 4y e ar s . Hes t ar t e datal o c al c o f f e es ho pi nGr e e nBay , whe r eSamgr e wup . I nt hepas t8y e ar sSamhasbe e nho ni ng t hec r af to fbr e wi ngc o f f e eandno wt r ai nso t he rbar i s t aso nt hebe s tbr e wi ngpr ac t i c e s . Sami si nv o l v e dwi t ht hebar i s t agui l do fAme r i c aandal s ohasc o mpe t e di nt heUni t e d St at e sbar i s t ac o mpe t i t i o n. Whe nSami sno tbr e wi ngc o f f e ehei sav o l unt e e rr adi odj andv i ny lr e c o r de nt hus i as t . COOKI NGWI TH SEASONALPRODUCE J ul y7,7pm a tHungr yTur t l eFa r m 410125t hSt r eet| Amer y , WI54001 wi t hCo o kso fCr o c usHi l l $25pa r t i c i pa t i onf ee|l i mi t12pa r t i c i pa nt s r toft hef una ndc ha l l engeofj oi ni ngaCSAa ndea t i ngs ea s ona l l yi sbr oa denPa i ngourunder s t a ndi ngofhowt ous ev a r i ousi t ems . Toenc our a gec r ea t i v i t ya nd e x pl or a t i on,HTLCwi l lpa r t nerwi t hCooksofCr oc usHi l lt oof f erac l a s st ha t f oc us esont hev a r i et yofwa y st oi nt egr a t es ea s ona lpr oduc ei nt oy ourdi et .Cl a s s HEALTHYCOOKI NG:EATI NG ONTHEWI LD SI DE AUGUST14,7pm a tHungr yTur t l eFa r m 410125t hSt r eet| Amer y , WI54001 wi t hHe at he rWi ar da, Sl e e pyRo o tFar m $20pa r t i c i pa t i onf ee|12pa r t i c i pa nt s Ea t i ngont heWi l dSi dei st hef i r s tbookt or e v ea lt henut r i t i ona lhi s t or yofour f r ui t sa ndv eget a bl es .St a r t i ngwi t ht hewi l dpl a nt st ha twer ec ent r a lt oouror i gi na ldi et ,i nv es t i ga t i v ej our na l i s tJ oRobi ns ondes c r i beshow400gener a t i onsof f a r mer sha v eunwi t t i ngl ys qua nder edahos tofes s ent i a lf i ber ,pr ot ei n,v i t a mi ns , mi ner a l s ,a nda nt i ox i da nt s .Ne wr es ea r c hs howst ha tt hes el os s esha v ema deus mor ev ul ner a bl et oourmos tt r oubl i ngc ondi t i onsa nddi s ea s es obes i t y ,di a bet es ,c a nc er ,c a r di ov a s c ul a rdi s ea s e ,c hr oni ci nf l a mma t i on,a nddement i a . I nt hi sc l a s s ,pa r t i c i pa nt swi l ll ea r nt or ec oupt hel os s esoft hes ees s ent i a lnut r i ent sbyc ooki ngwi t hnut r i ent r i c hf oodsus i ngpr epa r a t i ons t r a t egi est opr es er v e a ndenha nc et hei rhea l t hbenef i t s . He at he ri sc o o wne ro fSl e e pyRo o tFar m, ano r gani cpr o duc eo pe r at i o ns uppl y i ngCSA s har e sandr e s t aur ant swi t hi nwe s t e r nWi s c o ns i nandt heTwi nCi t i e sme t r oar e a. Shei s agr aduat eo ft heCul i nar yI ns t i t ut eo fAme r i c aandhasc o o ke di nki t c he nsi nc l udi ng TRUi nChi c ago , t heRi t z Car l t o ni nBac he l o rGul c h, Co l o r ado , andt heNe wEngl and Cul i nar yI ns t i t ut e ' sf l ags hi pbake r y , LaBr i o c he , i nMo nt pe l i e r , Ve r mo nt . Shes pe nt ne ar l y1 0y e ar sast hec he fo fSur dy k' si nNEMi nne apo l i sbe f o r ej o i ni nghe rhus band, Br ando n, f ul l t i meo nt hef ar m.


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COOKBOOKCLUB: TROUTCAVI AR RECI PESFROM ANORTHERNFORAGER Augus t21,7pm a tHungr yTur t l eFa r m 410125t hSt r eet| Amer y , WI54001 wi t hBr e t tLai dl aw Fr ee-nor egi s t r a t i onr equi r ed oi na ut horBr et tLa i dl a wf orabooks i gni nga nddi s c us s i onofhi s2012Mi nneJ s ot aBookAwa r dFi na l i s tc ookbook,Tr o utCav i ar .Fr om f l a v or f ula r t i s a na lc hees est ot hey ea r r oundpl ent yoff a r mer sma r ket st ot hef i r s twi l dr a mpsofs pr i ng , opt i onsf orea t i ngwel li nMi nnes ot aa ndWi s c ons i na bound.Br et tLa i dl a wha s t a kena dv a nt a geoft hes el oc a lt r ea s ur esf ordec a des ,a ndi nTr o utCav i arhe s ha r est i psa ndr ec i pest ohel py ouembr a c et hegi f t sournor t her nc l i ma t epr ov i des . La i dl a wc ul t i v a t esr el a t i ons hi pswi t hs pec i a l t ys t or esa nda r t i s a na lpur v e y or st o ga t herf oodt ha tc omeswi t hat oot hs omes ens eofpl a c e—f r es hLa keSuper i or f i s h,pa s t ur edl a mb,pl umpduc kf orr i c hc onf i t .Hega r densa ndf r equent sf a r mer sma r ket st os a v ors ea s ona lpr oduc e ,f r om t heea r l i es tl et t uc est hr ought hef l a v or f ulpea koft oma t os ea s ona ndont owi nt er ’ ss t or eofa ppl es ,pot a t oes , a nds qua s hes .Hec ombi nest hebes toft hebes tt oc r ea t er ec i pess uc ha s SummerLa keTr outChowder ,Gr ous ei nCi derCr ea m,a ndGr i l l edDes s er tPi z z a wi t hRhuba r bHone y Thy mec ompot e .La i dl a wa l s oi nc l udespr a c t i c a li nf or ma t i ona boutmus hr oom hunt i ng ,c ur i ngba c on,l a i s s ez f a i r ega r deni ng ,a ndmor e . " Myf av o r i t ec o o kbo o ko ft hey e ari s . . . Tr o utCav i ar : Re c i pe sf r o maNo r t he r nFo r age r , anas t o ni s hi ngt r o v eo fr e c i pe sus i ngt het hi ngst hatgr o ws owe l lhe r e . . . . I fi tc at c he so n i tc o ul dt r ans f o r mno r t he r nc o o ki ngi no urday . "Da r aMos kowi t zGr umda hl ,J a mes Bea r dAwa r dWi nni ngwr i t era ndf oodedi t orofMi nnes ot aMont hl yma ga z i ne


FARM DI NNERS SLEEPYROOTFARM DI NNER J ul y12,6pm a tSl eepyRootFa r m 410125t hSt r eet| Amer y , WI54001 wi t hTo nyTus har , Br as a $40perper s on oi nust hi sJ ul yt oc el ebr a t et hes ummers ea s onwi t hs mokedmea t sa nd J f i r er oa s t edv eget a bl esa tSl eepyRootFa r m. Twi nCi t i esc hefa ndSl eepyRoot CSAmember , TonyTus ha r ,wi l lpr epa r eaf a mi l y s t y l edi nnerc ent er eda r ound t hes ens i bi l i t i esofNor t her nEur opea nf oodsa ndt hewoodf i r edc ooki ngoft he Amer i c a nSout h.Themenuwi l ldr a wf r om t hef r es hs ea s ona lpr oduc ea ndpr ot ei nsofl oc a lAmer yf a r mst oma kef oramemor a bl ef a r m di nner . To nyTus hari st heGe ne r alManage ro fBr as aRo t i s s e r i ei nSt . Paul , anawar dwi nni ng r e s t aur antf o c us e do nAme r i c anc o o ki ngt r adi t i o nsandt hes uppo r to fl o c alf o o ds uppl i e r s .Hi si nt e r e s ti nc o o ki ngs pr o ut e df r o mt he‘ o l dc o unt r y ’ pr ac t i c e so fhi sNo r t he r n Mi nne s o t agr andpar e nt ’ sgar de ni ng , c anni ng , andal l dayc o o ki ng .Hehaswo r ke dat anar r ayo fnat i o nal l y kno wnr e s t aur ant si nc l udi ngTwi nCi t i e s ’ Re s t aur ant Al ma, The Bac he l o rFar me r , Saf f r o n, andHe ar t hi nNe wYo r kCi t y .To nys pe ndshi st i meo f fwi t h hi swi f eNi ko l i ne , c o o ki ngandbaki ngi nt he i ro ut do o rbr i c ko v e n, t e ndi ngt hev e ge t abl e gar de n, andf i l l i ngac e l l arwi t hs e as o nalpr e s e r v e s .

WOODFI REPI ZZADI NNER Augus t15,6pm a tWa gonLa ndi ngFa r m 125845t hSt r eet| Amer y , WI54001 wi t hMar s hal lPaul s e n, Bi r c hwo o dCaf e $30perper s on Ther ej us tmi ghtnotbeabet t erormor ec onv eni entwa yt oi ndul gei nt hedel i c i oust a s t esa ndt e x t ur esoft hel a ndt ha nt opi l et ha tbount yont oc he wy ha ndt os s eddougha ndba kei ti nt her a di a nthea tofawoodf i r eov en.Soga t her y ourf r i endsa ndf a mi l ya ndj oi nChefMa r s ha l lPa ul s enofBi r c hwoodCa f ef ora s pec i a lpi z z adi nnerf ea t ur i ngpr oduc ea ndpr ot ei nf r om l oc a lAmer yf a r ms . Mar s hal lPaul s e ni st heHe adChe fatBi r c hwo o dCaf ei nt heSe war dNe i ghbo r ho o do f Mi nne apo l i s . Bi r c hwo o dc r e at e sf r e s h, uni quef o o dwi t hdo wnho meappe al . The ys o ur c e l o c al , s us t ai nabl e , o r gani candf ai rt r adei ngr e di e nt swhe ne v e rpo s s i bl et ol o v i ngl y handc r af tav ar i e t yo fv e gan, v e ge t ar i anandno nv e ge t ar i andi s he s . The yt akec ar et o kno wt hel and, t heani mal sandt hepe o pl ewewo r kwi t har et r e at e dwi t hr e s pe c t . Bi r c hwo o do f f e r sbr e akf as t , we e ke ndbr unc h, l unc h, di nne randde s s e r t s–al lwi t hi ngr e di e nt ss o ur c e df r o mo urf r i e ndso no r gani cf ar msi nMi nne s o t a, Wi s c o ns i n, andI o wa. Bi r c hwo o dCaf e— go o dr e alf o o df o re v e r y o ne .


FARM STORYSALON

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TheNor t hwes t er nWi s c ons i nr egi oni sr i c hwi t hs ma l lf a mi l yf a r ms ,a ndma ny ,ma nys t or i es . TheFa r m St or y Sa l ons er i esi sdes i gnedt opr ov i dec ommuni t ymember swi t ha noppor t uni t yt os ha r et hei rf a mi l yf a r ms t or i es wi t ht hec ommuni t ya ndha v et hos es t or i esr ec or deda ndc a t a l ogedbyHTLC. Thr oughoutt hey ea rHTLCwi l l enc our a gec ommuni t ymember st os ha r et hei rs t or i esa nda l l owt hos ei nt er es t edi nl ea r ni ngmor ea boutt he f a r mi nghi s t or yoft her egi ont os i ta ndl i s t ent ot hes eenga gi ngna r r a t i v es . Formor ei nf or ma t i onv i s i t :hungr y t ur t l e . netorc ont a c tHungr yTur t l eDi r ec t or ,BobbyMa her a tma her . bobby @gma i l . c om

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RESI LI ENTGROWI NG

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Tol i v er es i l i ent l yi st oa c t i v el ypa r t i c i pa t ei nt hewor l da r oundy ou.J oi nusa swewor kt oi nc r ea s eunder s t a ndi ng a nda wa r enes sa boutourenv i r onmenta ndhowwec a ns ens i t i v el ya ndef f ec t i v el ys t e wa r di tt hr ought hec ent ur y a hea d.Lea r nt obui l dahea l t hyhomega r dent ha tl ooksa tt hehea l t hoft hewhol es y s t em -t hes oi l ,wa t er ,pl a nt s , a nda ni ma l s ,a ndbeabet t ers t e wa r doft hel a nd. Formor ei nf or ma t i onv i s i t :hungr y t ur t l e . netorc ont a c tHungr yTur t l eDi r ec t or ,BobbyMa her a tma her . bobby @gma i l . c om


GROWI NGANUTRI TI OUSKI TCHENGARDEN Thi st wopa r ts er i eswi l lt ea c hy ouhowt owor kwi t ht hel i v i ngs y s t em i ny our ownba c ky a r dt oc r ea t eanut r i t i ouski t c henga r denf ory our s el f ,y ourf a mi l y ,a nd y ourf r i ends .Wewi l lbeus i ngaper ma c ul t ur ea ppr oa c ht ha tl ooksa tt hehea l t h oft hewhol es y s t em -t hes oi l ,wa t er ,pl a nt s ,a nda ni ma l s .

WORKI NGWI TH NATURE: YOUR GARDENALLI ES J ul y10,7pm a tWa gonLa ndi ngFa r m 125845t hSt r eet| Amer y , WI54001 wi t hPaul aWe s t mo r e l and,Ec o l o gi c alGar de ns $20pa r t i c i pa t i onf ee

PUTTI NG I TALLTOGETHER:BUI LDI NGA RESI LI ENTGARDEN J ul y17,7pm a tWa gonLa ndi ngFa r m 125845t hSt r eet| Amer y , WI54001 wi t hPaul aWe s t mo r e l and,Ec o l o gi c alGar de ns $20pa r t i c i pa t i onf ee

Ex pl or et hega r dena sal i v i ngs y s t em wi t ha c a s tofc ha r a c t er st ha ty ouc a nwor kwi t ht o gr ownut r i t i ousf ood.Lea r na boutwhot he ya r e a ndhowy ouc a nmeett hei rneedss ot he ywor k f ory ou-y ourpa r t ner s / a l l i esi ny ourga r dens oi lor ga ni s ms ,benef i c i a li ns ec t s ,pol l i na t or s , di s per s er s . Wheny ouf eedt hes y s t em i twi l l f eedy ou!Lea r nt or ec ogni z el i v i ngs oi l( s eei t , s mel li t )a ndt r us ty ours ens est ode v el opa nunder s t a ndi ngoft hei mpor t a nc eofobs er v a t i on a ndhowr ec ogni z i ngs i gnsofhea l t ha nddi s t r es sa r eke yt ogoodga r denhea l t h.

l owi ngas ea s ona la ppr oa c ht ot hewor kf l ow, Fol t hec l a s swi l lgot hr ought hepr oc es sofc r ea t i ng aki t c henga r den-a s s es s i ngy ours i t e( obs t a c l es a ndoppor t uni t i es ) ,l a y i ngouty ourga r den( des i gns ha pesa ndc ons i der a t i ons ) ,s i t epr epa r a t i on,pl a nt i ngy ourr ot a t i onsa ndc ompa ni ons , a ddr es s i ngy ourf er t i l i t ya ndwa t er ,s i mpl es t r a t egi esf orma na gi ngpes t s ,a ndha r v es t i ng .

Ec o l o gi c alGar de nswasf o unde di n2 0 0 0byPaul a We s t mo r e l and. Paul ahasamas t e r ' sde gr e ef r o mt he Uni v e r s i t yo fMi nne s o t ai nEc o l o gy , Sus t ai nabl eAgr i c ul t ur e , andLands c apeDe s i gn. Sher e c e i v e dhe r Pe r mac ul t ur eDe s i gnCe r t i f i c at ei n2 0 0 1 . Paul ai s Co f o unde randDe s i gnandDe mo ns t r at i o nDi r e c t o ratt hePe r mac ul t ur eRe s e ar c hI ns t i t ut eCo l dCl i mat e . Shehase xt e ns i v ee xpe r i e nc ei ns us t ai nabl e s y s t e mde s i gnandhasc r e at e dapl antdat abas ef o r bui l di ngpo l y c ul t ur e sandgui l ds . I naddi t i o n, s he hasj us tpubl i s he dabo o ko fi l l us t r at e de s s ay s , Thi s Pe r e nni alLand: t hi r dc r o ps , bl uee ar t handt her o ad t oar e s t o r at i v eagr i c ul t ur e , t hatpr o v i de sav i s i o nf o r r e s t o r i nge c o l o gi c alhe al t ht oMi dwe s tc o r nands o y be anc o unt r y . Paul ai spas s i o nat eabo utc r e at i ng abundantl ands c ape st hati nt e gr at ehumanswi t h nat ur e .

Ec o l o gi c alGar de nswasf o unde di n2 0 0 0byPaul a We s t mo r e l and. Paul ahasamas t e r ' sde gr e ef r o m t heUni v e r s i t yo fMi nne s o t ai nEc o l o gy , Sus t ai nabl e Agr i c ul t ur e , andLands c apeDe s i gn. Sher e c e i v e d he rPe r mac ul t ur eDe s i gnCe r t i f i c at ei n2 0 0 1 . Paul a i sCo f o unde randDe s i gnandDe mo ns t r at i o nDi r e c t o ratt hePe r mac ul t ur eRe s e ar c hI ns t i t ut eCo l d Cl i mat e . Shehase xt e ns i v ee xpe r i e nc ei ns us t ai nabl e s y s t e mde s i gnandhasc r e at e dapl antdat abas ef o r bui l di ngpo l y c ul t ur e sandgui l ds . I naddi t i o n, s he hasj us tpubl i s he dabo o ko fi l l us t r at e de s s ay s , Thi s Pe r e nni alLand: t hi r dc r o ps , bl uee ar t handt her o ad t oar e s t o r at i v eagr i c ul t ur e , t hatpr o v i de sav i s i o n f o rr e s t o r i nge c o l o gi c alhe al t ht oMi dwe s tc o r nand o y be anc o unt r y . Paul ai spas s i o nat eabo utc r e at i ng s abundantl ands c ape st hati nt e gr at ehumanswi t h nat ur e .


TURTLESCOUTS

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Tur t l eSc out si sa ni nt er gener a t i ona lpr ogr a m des i gnedt oi nt r oduc ey oungl ea r ner st ol a nds t e wa r ds hi pc onc ept s a ndc r ea t i v et hi nki nga l ongwi t hol ders i bl i ngs ,pa r ent s ,f a mi l ymember s ,orf r i ends .Ba s edont heUr ba nLa nd Sc out spr ogr a m de v el opedbya r t i s t ,c ul t i v a t or ,a ndt ea c herKa t i eRi es , Tur t l eSc out si sauni quee x t r a c ur r i c ul a r wa yt oenga gef ut ur el a nds t e wa r dsa ndde v el opa na ppr ec i a t i onf ort hel a nd.HTLCbel i e v est ha tde v el opi ngne w gener a t i onsofl a nds t e wa r dsi sv i t a lt oc r ea t i ngs us t a i na bl ea ndpr os per ouss oc i et i es . Formor ei nf or ma t i onv i s i t :hungr y t ur t l e . netorc ont a c tHungr yTur t l eDi r ec t or ,BobbyMa her a tma her . bobby @gma i l . c om


OBSERVATI ONWORKSHOP Ma y17,10a ma tHungr yTur t l eFa r m 410125t hSt r eet| Amer y , WI54001 wi t hHe at he randBr ando nWi ar da $10pa r t i c i pa t i onf ee Obs er v a t i oni sa ni mpor t a ntf ounda t i onoft heTur t l eSc out s .Ma nyof uswa l ka r oundda i l y ,butof t enwi t ht hes ol i t a r yi nt ent i onofa r r i v i ng a tourdes t i na t i on.I ns t ea d,t henov i c es c outs et sa s i det i met owa l k wi t ht hes ol egoa lofobs er v a t i on.I fy ouc a nnotwa l k,y ouc a ns t i l lobs er v e .Gooutwi t hpena ndpa peroraf i el dbook.Pi c kas pott owa l k a r ounda ndc onc ent r a t eons eei ngi tt hor oughl y . Wheny ouwa l k, s l owdowna ndv i e wy ours ur r oundi ngsa sonewhoha sj us ta r r i v ed i nt hi spl a c e .Not ees pec i a l l yt het hi ngsy ouf i ndgr owi nga r oundy ou. Lookc l os el ya tc or ner s ,c r e v i c es ,a nda ba ndonedpl a c es . Wha tgr ows t her e?Wha tki ndoft r a s hdoy ouf i nd?Whodoy ouenc ount er –huma norot her wi s e?Wa l kort r a v elbe y ondt heper i pher yofy our nor ma ll i f e .Sc out swi l lma ket hei rownf i el dobs er v a t i onbooksa nd goonagui dedwa l kt hr ought hepr oper t ys ot he yc a ns t a r tus i ng t hei rbooks . He at he randBr ando nar et heo wne r so fSl e e pyRo o tFar m, ano r gani cpr o duc eo pe r at i o ns uppl y i ngCSAs har e sandr e s t aur ant swi t hi nwe s t e r nWi s c o ns i nandt heTwi nCi t i e sme t r oar e a. Sc o ut sathe ar t , t he yar ee xc i t e dt o s har et he i rl o v eo ft henat ur alwo r l dar o undt he m DI GESTI ONWORKSHOP Ma y31,10a ma tHungr yTur t l eFa r m 410125t hSt r eetlAmer y , WI54001 wi t hNanc yGr ade n $10pa r t i c i pa t i onf ee Ea t i ngwi l dt hi ngsi sa ni mpor t a ntpha s eofTur t l eSc out i ng .I ti snotenough j us tt os a mpl eal ea fofs omet hi ng ,her ey ous houl dma keas ubs t a nt i a lef f or tt o ha r v es tenoughofawi l dedi bl et oc r ea t eors uppl ementadi s h. Bes ur et ot hor oughl ywa s ha nyf oodsf oundgr owi ngi nur ba na r ea sa ndne v erc ol l ec tf r om s i t esy ous us pec tma yha v ebeenus edf orhea v yi ndus t r y( l i kea ba ndonedwa r ehous es ) . . Themet hodofpr epa r a t i oni supt oy ou.Bes ur et ol ea r nmor ea bout a nypl a ntt ha ty ouha v enots eenbef or et oma kes ur ewha ty oua r eea t i ngi snot at ox i cl ooka l i ke . I nt hi sc l a s sSc out swi l lwa l kt heHungr yTur t l epr oper t ywi t hher ba l i s tNa nc y Gr a dena ndl ea r na bouti dent i f y i ngwi l dedi bl es ,howt oha r v es tt hem et hi c a l l y , t a s t ywa y st oea tt hem a ndwha tt hes epl a nt sc a ndof orourhea l t h.Sc out swi l l a l s obea bl et oma pt hei rf i ndsi nt hei rownba c ky a r dori nt hei rt r a v el si nt hei r nei ghbor hood. Nanc yGr ade ngr e wupo nas mal lf ar mi nr ur alI ndi anaandr o ame dt hewo o dsmo s t day so fhe rc hi l dho o d. Thi si ns t i l l e dal i f e l o ngl o v eo ft henat ur alwo r l d. Whi l el i v i ng i nt heOz ar kMo unt ai n3 0y e ar sagos hebe gans t udy i nghe r balpl ant si nf o r mal l y , e xpl o r i ngt he i rus ef o rhe ro wnpe r s o nalhe al t handwe l lbe i ng . I n2 0 0 9s hee ar ne dhe r de gr e ei nWe s t e r nCl i ni c alHe r bal i s mands t ar t e danhe r balpr ac t i c e . He rbus i ne s s , Re dCl o v e rHe r bal Apo t he c ar yFar m, wasbo r no uto fl o v eo fbe i ngwi t ht hepl ant sand ahe al t hyr e s pe c tf o rt he i ri nt e l l i ge nc e . Nanc yno wgr o wsand/ o re t hi c al l ywi l d-har v e s t st hepl ant ss heus e si nmyhe r balpr o duc t sandr e me di e s .


ORI ENTATI ONWORKSHOP J une8a t10a ma tHungr yTur t l eFa r m 410125t hSt .lAmer y , WI54001 wi t hDe r e kMaxwe l l $10 pa r t i c i pa t i onf ee Asanov i c es c outy oua r ea s kedt owa l ka ndobs er v et hena t ur a lwor l d. Her ey oua r ea s kedt os i t ua t ey ourf i ndi ngsi nal a r gera ndpubl i cc ont e x tbyma ppi ngy ourda t aony ourownnei ghbor hoodorc ommuni t y ma p. Whenma ppi ngy ourf i ndi ngs ,pr ov i dea sma nyr el e v a ntdet a i l sa s pos s i bl ea boutt hepl a nt .Fore x a mpl e ,i ndi c a t ewhet heri ti sonpr i v a t e pr oper t ya ndwheni tf r ui t s ? De r e kMaxwe l lr e c e i v e dabac he l o r ' sde gr e ei nGr aphi cDe s i gnf r o mMi nne apo l i sCo l l e geo fAr tandDe s i gn. Si nc et hatt i mehehaswo r ke df o rno npr o f i t s , wal ke ddo gs , be e nas o unde ngi ne e randdo neany t hi ngt hats e e me di nt e r e s t i ngt ohi m. Hei sc ur r e nt l yt heCo o r di nat o rf o rt heHungr yTur t l eFar me r s Co o pe r at i v e . Whe nno tc o o r di nat i ngy o uc anf i ndhi mo nac o unt r yr o ad r i di nghi sbi c y c l e , maki ngdr awi ngso re xpe r i me nt i ngwi t hamus i c ali ns t r ume nt

CULTI VATI ONWORKSHOP J une14a t1pm a tHungr yTur t l eFa r m 410125t hSt .lAmer y , WI54001 wi t hRamaHo f f paui randJ o s hBr y c e s o n $15pa r t i c i pa t i onf ee Gr owi ngv eget a bl esi nahomega r denpl otori nc ont a i ner si sar ea s ona bl ea nd a mpl es our c eoff oodt ha t ’ sgoodf ory oua ndgoodf ort hel a nds c a pe .Les sha r dy a ndmor ee x ot i cv eget a bl eswi l lgr owmuc hbet t eri nt hea mendeds oi lofaga r den orpot .Ma nynur s er i esa ndf a r mer s ’ma r ket swi l ls el lv eget a bl es t a r t si ns pr i nga nd ea r l ys ummer . Gogety our s el fs omev eget a bl es t a r t s ,putt hem i nt hegr ound,a ndgi v ei tas hot . Di f f er entpl a nt sha v es l i ght l ydi f f er entneeds ,butmos ta l lwi l lbenef i tf r om a tmi ni mum ofs i xhour sofs unda i l ya ndf r equentwa t er i ng( es pec i a l l yi fi tdoesnotr a i n) . Wheny oupl a nty ourpl a nt s ,bea ri nmi ndt hei rf i na ls i z esa nddonotc r owdt hem J o s handRay mahav ebe e nc o o wne r so f Tur ni pRo c kFar m f o r6y e ar ss e r v i ngo v e r2 5 0f ami l i e sandar eno wl o c at e di n Ame r y , WI . Pr i o rt os t ar t i ngTur ni pRo c k, J o s hs t ar t e dand manage dagr o wi ngCSAandNe wI mmi gr antt r ai ni ng pr o gr amwi t hano npr o f i ti nMNt hathasno we v o l v e di nt o amul t if ar mCSAwhe r ene wf ar me r sc ans uppl yt heCSA mar ke t . Whe nJ o s handRamal e f tt heno npr o f i tt he ygo t mar r i e dandbo ughtt hef ar mal li nt hes amewe e k, andf o r t unat e l yt hede di c at i o no ft he i rCSAme mbe r sc ar r i e dt he m o uto nt ot he i ro wn. The yhav ebe e nf ul lt i mef ar mi nge v e r s i nc ebe c aus eo fac o mmuni t yo fde di c at e dc us t o me r s .


DECOMPOSI TI ONWORKSHOP J ul y19a t10a ma tHungr yTur t l eFa r m 410125t hSt .lAmer y , WI54001 wi t hZac kGaugus h $15pa r t i c i pa t i onf ee Compos ti st hec ont a i neda nda c c el er a t eddec ompos i t i onofor ga ni cma t t er l i kedr yl ea v es ,a s h,s a wdus t ,eggs hel l s ,v eget a bl es c r a ps ,c of f eegr ounds ,ha i r , a nds hr eddedpa per . Ahea r t yc ompos tpi l ewi l lbr ea kdownt heor ga ni c ma t t eri nt oada r k,nut r i ent r i c hhummust ha twi l lgi v ea l mos ta nypl a nta t r emendousboos t . Al t houghc ompos ti sa ni mpor t a ntf ounda t i onofs oi l hea l t ha ndpl a ntgr owt h,i tc omesa tt heendoft heTur t l eSc out sc y c l ei n or dert os t r es si t sv a l ue . Ac ompos tpi l ewi t hwor mswi l ldec ompos ef a s t era ndbenut r i ent r i c h—wor m poopi sl i kepl a nts t er oi ds . Youma ya ddt hes ewor msa ndc ompos tt oapr ee x i s t i ngbi norpi l eorus et hem t oi noc ul a t eane wpi l e .Keep c ompos ta ndwor msf ors e v er a lmont hs ,a ndphot ogr a phei t hert hees t a bl i s hedhummusa nd/ oraha ndf ulofwor ms . Zac kGaugus hr e c e i v e dabac he l o r ’ sde gr e ei nWi l dl i f eEc o l o gyRe s e ar c handManage me ntandSo i lSc i e nc ef r o mUW St e v e nsPo i ntandaPe r mac ul t ur eDe s i gnCe r t i f i c at ei n2 0 0 6 .Hei sane c o l o gi s twi t he xpe r i e nc ei npubl i candpr i v at ee c o s y s t e m pr o j e c t s , c o mmuni t yf ar mi ngandv e r mi c o mpo s t i ng .Hec ur r e nt l ymanage st r e enur s e r ys al e sf o rFo r e s t Agr i c ul t ur eEnt e r pr i s e sandgar de nse xt e ns i v e l yi nandar o und LaCr o s s e , WI DI SSEMI NATI ONWORKSHOP Augus t16a t10a ma tHungr yTur t l eFa r m 410125t hSt .lAmer y , WI54001 wi t hKat i eRi e s $10pa r t i c i pa t i onf ee Bl ogi sac ont empor a r ywor dt ha tc omesf r om s hor t eni ngt hewor ds“ webl og . ”I t t y pi c a l l yr ef er st oa nonl i nepubl i c a t i ont ha ti supda t edf r equent l y .Oneoft hea dv a nt a gesofbl oggi ngi st hea bi l i t yt o( hy per ) l i nkt oot hers i t es .Hy per l i nki nggr ea t l y i nc r ea s est hes peeda ndbr ea dt hwi t hwhi c hi nf or ma t i onc a nbedi s s emi na t ed. We a s ky out obl oga boutTur t l eSc out i ngbot ht os pr ea dt hewor da nda sar emi nder t ha tt hi si samoder nendea v orus i ngc ont empor a r ymedi ai na ddi t i ont ot hes oi l ba s eda c t i v i t i eswepr omot e . Youdonotha v et os t a r tabl ogt oea r nt hi sba dge ,buty oudoha v et owr i t ea bout y oure x per i enc ewi t ht heTur t l eSc out s . Thi sc a nbedoneonbl ogs ,i nwebs i t es ,i n ema i l ,byc ha t ,i ns oc i a lnet wor ki ngs i t esl i keFa c ebook,ori nt het a ngi bl ea nd phy s i c a lwor l d. Kat i eRi e si sanar t i s t , c ul t i v at o r , andt e ac he ri nEas t e r nWi s c o ns i n. Kat i ei samul t i di s c i pl i nar yar t i s twho s ewo r ki sr o o t e di ndr awi ng , s o c i ale ngage me nt , andpl antc ul t ur e . He r pr o j e c tt heUr banLandSc o ut si nt r o duc e st hebas i c so fe c o l i t e r ac yandl ands t e war ds hi p us i ngt hes t r uc t ur eande phe me r ao ft r adi t i o nals c o ut i ng . Ri e se ar ne daBAf r o mCo l o r ado Co l l e geandhe rMFAwi t hac o nc e nt r at i o ni nPr i nt maki ngf r o mt heUni v e r s i t yo f Te nne s s e e , Kno xv i l l e . Shehass t udi e dpr i nt maki ngasaRe s i de nt Ar t i s tatt heAc ade myo fFi ne Ar t si nPo z nań, Po l andandbo o kar t swi t hEdi c i o ne s Vi gí ai nMat anz as , Cuba. Shee x hi bi t she rwo r knat i o nal l yandi nt e r nat i o nal l y , andi sanAs s i s t antPr o f e s s o ro fAr tatSt . No r be r tCo l l e gei nDePe r e , WI .


HUNGRYTURTLELEARNI NG CENTER REGI STRATI ONFORM Regi s t eronl i nea tht t p: / / hungr y t ur t l e . net / ga t her e v ent / orma i lt hebel owf ort o: Hungr yTur t l eLea r ni ngCent er 410125t hSt . Amer y , WI .54001 orema i lt oHungr yTur t l eDi r ec t ora t : ma her . bobby @gma i l . c om


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