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About us: Since 2000, Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council, a Networking Group of the Sustainable Farming Association, has provided thousands of people with opportunity to learn, explore, and network through winter workshops and summer land and water tours. The group is open to all who wish to participate.
Forage Council Summer Tour #2
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug 25 | Central Lakes College, Staples Campus, 1830 Airport Road, Staples, MN 56479 | Free
Attend an open house at the Central Lakes College agricultural center and tour of its Byron Township site. There, the college, R.D. Offutt Co. and SFA, among other partners, are working to research soil health principles through cover cropping, crop rotation, and other principles. This event is part of an all-day SFA Soil Health Network Field Day event; attendees may come to the whole day’s programming or just the Forage Council portion.
Forage Council Co-Hosting Harvest Dinner Aug. 26 in Brainerd
SFA Central Chapter and the Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council, a SFA Networking Group, are co-sponsoring a Harvest Dinner, set for 5 p.m. Aug. 26 at Sunup Ranch, 12316 Co Rd 18 SW, Brainerd. This annual event unites community members dedicated to preserving water quality and agricultural heritage in Central Minnesota.
Dinner will include a variety of local fare served chuckwagon style and prepared by local chefs. Local beer from Gull Dam Brewery and Round House Brewery will also be available. Also planned is a farmers market, live music by Hans Blix and the Weapons Inspectors, horse-drawn wagon rides and cattle demonstrations.
Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children 15 and under; children under 5 are free. To order tickets, call Greg Booth at 218.838.1266, Ron Meyer at 218.831.0509, or Cass County Farm Bureau at 218.587.4604. Limited tickets available at the door.