September 2

10:00 a.m. Living a zero waste life?
Have you heard about folks who say they put a year's worth of waste in a 12-ounce Mason jar? Even if we were able to do that, would we want to?! How different would our lives be? Let's talk! (Kristin Grangaard)
11:00 a.m. Renewing the Countryside cooking demonstration: Wickelklosse - traditional German potato dumplings (Karl Gerstenberger, Waldmann Brewery and Wurstery)
Noon Arc Value Village and MPCA thrift fashion show
Michelle Raven, creator of the personal shopping service at Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores helped create a multi-textured look for a wide variety of people. Come see how much fun thrifting can be! (MPCA staff and friends)
1.00 p.m. Renewing the Countryside cooking demonstration: Wickelklosse - traditional German potato dumplings (Karl Gerstenberger, Waldmann Brewery and Wurstery)
2:00 p.m. Arc Value Village and MPCA thrift fashion show
Michelle Raven, creator of the personal shopping service at Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores helped create a multi-textured look for a wide variety of people. Come see how much fun thrifting can be! (MPCA staff and friends)
3:00 p.m. Renewing the Countryside cooking demonstration: Wickelklosse - traditional German potato dumplings (Karl Gerstenberger, Waldmann Brewery and Wurstery)
4:00 p.m. How to lower your carbon food print
Find out about how your food choices impact the planet and what easy steps you can take to reduce that impact, like eating seasonally, buying in bulk, and paying attention to food packaging. (Kristine Kvamme, Do It Green!)
5:00 p.m. Bringing communities together
Come learn how the community garden and fruit tree orchard play an important role in providing healthy food and helping people feel as though they are a true part of the community. (August Hoffman, Metro State University)