Farming Workshops at Michael Fields Institute in WI
To Register for any of these workshops go to http://www.eventbrite.com/org/1520036290?s=5973080
Tractor Safety 1 on April 13th and hands-on workshop, Tractor Safety 2 on April 27th both with Les Niles of Black Sheep Enterprises from 9am – noon. Past participants said:
- “loved getting this information from someone with years of practical experience”
- “The instructor is very knowledgable and friendly, he is very approachable”
Grant Writing with Margaret Krome, you don’t want to miss! This workshop is April 20th from 8:30am – noon at Michael Fields Agriculture Institute in East Troy. Need money to help lease farming equipment, conduct research, start a community garden or begin any project that is agriculture-related? This workshop is designed to help you find grant money and write grant proposals. Margaret Krome is the Micheal Fields Agricultural Institute’s Policy Director, Click Here to see her Keynote Lecture at the 2012 MOSES Organic Farming Conference. Register for this workshop. (To learn more about Farming Grants from Beginning Farmers go to: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/funding-resources/)
Other upcoming Farmer Workshops in Wisconsin include:
Introduction to Beekeeping with long time bee keeper, Dan O’Leary. This workshop is April 21st from 9am- noon. This is the place to learn the basics of beginning your work with bees; Farm Preservation in Estate Planning (for more on Succession Planning from Beginning Farmers go to: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/succession-planning/); Introduction to Biodynamics; Goat Milk Soap Making; Goat Milk Processing (for more on Goat Farming from Beginning Farmers go to: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/goat-farming/).
To register for any of these, see the link at the top of this page.