September 3

10:00 a.m. Growing a food forest at home
Tired of mowing the grass? Learn how to replace your lawn with a Food Forest! Learn about all the latest growing trends: Native plants, pollinators, healthy soil, seed saving, wise water use, observing natural cycles, pollinator habitat, and harvesting food at home! (Russ Henry, Giving Tree Gardens)
11:00 a.m. Renewing the Countryside cooking demonstration: Recipes from Appetite for Change and Community Cooks (Lachelle Cunningham, Breaking Bread Foods)
Noon Agricultural plastics recycling
Why recycling agricultural plastics is important and how Revolution Plastics is collecting and recycling ag plastics for Minnesota farmers. (Price Murphy, Revolution Plastics)
1.00 p.m. Renewing the Countryside cooking demonstration: Recipes from Appetite for Change and Community Cooks (Lachelle Cunningham, Breaking Bread Foods)
2:00 p.m. Growing a food forest at home
Tired of mowing the grass? Replace your lawn with a Food Forest! Learn about all the latest growing trends: Native plants, pollinators, healthy soil, seed saving, wise water use, observing natural cycles, pollinator habitat, and harvesting food at home! (Russ Henry, Giving Tree Gardens)
3:00 p.m. Renewing the Countryside cooking demonstration: Recipes from Appetite for Change and Community Cooks (Lachelle Cunningham, Breaking Bread Foods)
4:00 p.m. The Solar Power Hour!
Join the solar energy revolution! Learn about solar energy options available to Minnesota residents, system types, financial considerations, and how to go about selecting the right installer. We’ll cover what you need to know to get started. (Devon Cupery, Midwest Renewable Energy Association)