SFA’s Deep Roots Farmer Development Program has added another date for its short course, Deep Winter Production of Greens and Livestock Fodder Using Passive Solar Energy: Feb. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Paradox Farm, 11643 State Hwy 78, Ashby.
This class is in addition to the sold-out Feb. 5 class.
During the class, Paradox Farm owners Sue Wika and Tom Prieve will provide a detailed overview of the construction and operation of their deep-winter greenhouse, which utilizes passive solar energy with underground heat storage. Bring a sack lunch. Cost is $110; Farm Skills 101 graduates may register for $30. Paradox Farm is 7 miles north of Ashby and 10 miles south of Battle Lake.