2013 CSA Shares ON SALE:
LET US GROW YOUR ORGANIC FRUIT AND VEGETABLES THIS SUMMER and FALL
ORDER SECURELY ON LINE (you can pay by Credit Card or e-check) or by check to WEI, P.O. Box 128, North Branch, MN 55056
A CSA Share makes a fantastic gift for you, your family, a friend or family member. WEI provides you with 18 weeks of organically certified produce delivered from mid June to mid October on Thursdays (East Central) or Friday (Twin Cities metro) to a dropsite near you. The cost for the entire 18 weeks is $576.00 with possible rebates. Bread and cookie orders from our local organic Red Door Bakery can also be added to your share.
Special deliveries to workplace offices or to your home are available (need 6 shares or more per site)
For more information, contact Anika at email@example.com or 651.583.0705.
WEI can also grow your garden transplants, more information forthcoming on customized garden transplants.
Please join us in WEI's Annual Awards and Fundraising Event, the Mother Earth Banquet.
When: Friday, June 21st, 5:30 - 8: 30 PM
Where: Dakota Lodge, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul, MN 55118
This year we will honor:
WEI's 2013 "Mother of the Environmental Justice Movement" Sandra Steingraber, acclaimed ecologist and author of 'Living Downstream' and 'Raising Elijah.' Ms. Steingraber will speak on toxic trespassing and the drastic effects of fracking on our lives.
WEI's 2013 "Minnesota Environmental Justice Leader" Sharon Day, Executive Director of the Indigenouse People's Task Force, singer, author, and found of the Women's Water Walk.
The event will begin with cocktail hour at 5:30 PM, silent auction, then speeches and entertainment with a dinner prepared by local chefs with organic, fresh produce from WEI's own farm, ending around 8:30 PM with results from the silent auction.
Call 651.583.0705 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information
We are seeking three interns to be an integral part of the summer/early fall programming and initiatives of the Women’s Environmental Institute. WEI is at a pivotal period of growth and development and is seeking to support our development with the opening of three internship positions. Those who successfully fill these positions will experience real hands-on and meaningful experience in the ins-and-outs of nonprofit administration, grant seeking, event coordination, marketing, and sales (dependent on the position). WEI is committed to the development of all that work on our team through exposure, professional development, and mentoring. If you are accepted, you will be a part of something bigger than yourself helping a farm, an educational institute, an environmental justice organization grow to the next level.
We are seeking:
1. Nonprofit Administration and Development Intern
2. Events and Programming Intern
3. Marketing and Sales Intern
Please read the attached and submit applications to email@example.com with subject line Intern Application.
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Create your home garden wtih Certified Organic Seedlings.
All seedlings grown at the WEI Amador Hill Farm & Orchard.
Make your selection of any 25 plants for $30 or 50 plants for $50.
Pick up your orders at Mill City Farmer's Market, 704 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415or have them delivered to your house for $15.
WEI's 2013 ORGANIC FARM SCHOOL -- You can pay for individual classes or register for the whole lecture series.
WEI's 2013 ORGANIC FARM SCHOOL: MOVING THE GOOD FOOD REVOLUTION
Where: Midtown Global Market Greenway Conference Room, 920 E. Lake St, Minneapolis
When: Monday evenings from 6-8pm, starting June 10, 2013 - August 12th.
What else: Meet and network. Learn more at on-site workshops, field days, and urban farming projects. Join the new farm-for-food synergy.
Cost: $120 for all ten weeks, or $20 per class
Our ten week program will cover the following topics:
- JUNE 10: “WHAT IS ‘ORGANIC’?” Meg Moynihan (Minnesota Department of Agriculture)
- JUNE 17: "Weeds" with Atina Diffley (Organic Farming Works)
- JUNE 24: “THE EDIBLE CITY” Film screening and discussion with Maggie McKenna (Permaculture Research Institute Cold Climate)
- JULY 1: "MEET THE FARMERS PANEL" Discussion with local farmers
- JULY 8: “SEED SAVING WITH THE SEED TECHNICIAN MAGICIAN” Heidi Cook (Seed Savers Exchange, Iowa)
*Followed by Saturday, July 13, car caravan and farm tour at Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa
- JULY 15: “FISH and GREENS: INTRODUCTION TO AQUAPONICS” Annelie Lindberg-Livingston (Women’s Environmental Institute) and Chad Herbert (Urban Farm Project)
*Class meets at the Urban Farm Project
- JULY 22 “IT ALL COMES DOWN TO ‘HUMUS’” Professor Pat Farrell (UMD – Department of Geography)
- JULY 29 “HERBS, HERBAL HEALING, and WILD MEDICINE” Cynthia Thomas (practicing herbalist, massage therapist, doula, and educator- Sacred Journey Healing Arts)
- AUGUST 5 “BASICS OF URBAN BEEKEEPING WITH BEEZ KNEEZ” Erin Rupp and Kristy Allen (Beez Kneez)
- AUGUST 12 “THE FUTURE OF THE GOOD FOOD REVOLUTION” Will Allen (CEO and Founder of Growing Power Milwaukee)
Parking validation for students enrolled in full lecture series.