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- Association Board Delegate: Joel Rosen
Annual Meeting: Jan. 27, Duluth
Lake Superior Chapter is hosting its annual meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 27 at Peace Church, 1111 N 11th Ave E, Duluth.
Register at the door: Cost is $15 for current members and $20 for nonmembers. All are welcome.
9 a.m. – Registration opens
9:30 a.m. – Welcome and business meeting
10:30 a.m. – Member dues, coffee
11 a.m. Presentations:
- “Working With Herbs,” Eric Ament, Anahata Herbals
- “Tips and Tactics for Marketing Great Garlic,” Jerry Ford, SFA, & Connie Carlson, RSDP
12:15-1:15 p.m. – Lunch of homemade soup, bread and potluck dessert
1:15 p.m. – Keynote: “Soil Health & the Changing Paradigm in Agriculture,” Theresa Keaveny, SFA Executive Director
2 p.m. Workshops:
- “Foraging food: nut crops,” Gil Swartz, Seasonally Sourced
- “Maple Syruping”
- “Food Safety on your farm,” David Abazs
3:30 p.m. – Meeting ends
Lake Superior ‘Farmers Take the Stove’ | Dec. 5, 2017 | Duluth – Foraging techniques, a silent auction and a locally grown dinner served by local farmers were enjoyed at Lake Superior Chapter’s annual “Farmers Take The Stove” event Dec. 5 at Peace Church Fellowship Hall in Duluth.
Farm Transition Theater Production | Nov. 9, 2017 | Duluth – Farmers anticipating retirement or preparing to take ownership of an existing farm attended a theater production Nov. 9 in Duluth of the nationally touring drama “Map of My Kingdom,” a one-woman play written by Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander that shares stories of how farmers and landowners have approached transitions. The presentation was followed by a panel discussion and refreshments.
Elsewhere Farm Tour | July 23, 2017 | Herbster Wis. – Event included a demonstration of Biodynamic composting.
Permaculture Open Space Weekend | July 29-39, 2017 | Herbster, Wis.
Field Day | July 16, 2017 – Hermit Creek Farm, Wisconsin.