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Organic Farm School 2014

Start Date: 
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 6:00pm
End Date: 
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 8:00pm

June 16 - “It’s Alive!”

Dr. Pat Farrell  (UMD-Geography)

Class Description:

Instructor Bio:  I am a soils geographer who teaches geography courses at UMD. I am interested in soil-people relationships, from pre-Columbian environments in the Americas to contemporary backyard composting.

Organic Farm School 2014

Start Date: 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
End Date: 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 8:00pm

June 23 - “Weed Management On An Organic Vegetable Farm: Bio-Systems And Tools”

Atina Diffley (Organic Famer and consultant Organic Farming Works) 

Class Description: Successful weed management in an organic system requires much more than good cultivation.  Atina Diffley will discuss weed physiology and management using rotations, seed bed reduction, fertility, stale bedding making, cover crops, habitat for biological life, and tillage equipment, in relation to the agronomic principles of an organic farming system.

Suggested Readings: Ten Steps Toward Organic Weed Control by Vern Grubinger

Instructor Bio:  Atina Diffley is an organic farmer-educator, activist, and author of the 2013 Minnesota Book Award winner, Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works–a memoir based on Atina’s and her partner Martin's experiences running the Gardens of Eagan organic vegetable farm.

Mill City Farmers Market

Start Date: 
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 8:00am
End Date: 
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 1:00pm

Find us rain or shine on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and spoonriver restaurant, and in the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. The Market overlooks a beautiful sunrise on the Stone Arch Bridge crossing the “mighty” Mississippi River. Enjoy a beautiful outdoor shopping experience enhanced by local, sustainable and organic farmers and artisans. Don’t forget your shopping list!

Dates/Times

Saturdays, May 10th through September 27th
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturdays, October 4th through October 25th
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mill City Farmers Market

Start Date: 
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 8:00am
End Date: 
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 1:00pm

Find us rain or shine on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and spoonriver restaurant, and in the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. The Market overlooks a beautiful sunrise on the Stone Arch Bridge crossing the “mighty” Mississippi River. Enjoy a beautiful outdoor shopping experience enhanced by local, sustainable and organic farmers and artisans. Don’t forget your shopping list!

Dates/Times

Saturdays, May 10th through September 27th
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturdays, October 4th through October 25th
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mill City Farmers Market

Start Date: 
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 8:00am
End Date: 
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 1:00pm

Find us rain or shine on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and spoonriver restaurant, and in the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. The Market overlooks a beautiful sunrise on the Stone Arch Bridge crossing the “mighty” Mississippi River. Enjoy a beautiful outdoor shopping experience enhanced by local, sustainable and organic farmers and artisans. Don’t forget your shopping list!

Dates/Times

Saturdays, May 10th through September 27th
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturdays, October 4th through October 25th
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mill City Farmers Market

Start Date: 
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 8:00am
End Date: 
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 1:00pm

Find us rain or shine on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and spoonriver restaurant, and in the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. The Market overlooks a beautiful sunrise on the Stone Arch Bridge crossing the “mighty” Mississippi River. Enjoy a beautiful outdoor shopping experience enhanced by local, sustainable and organic farmers and artisans. Don’t forget your shopping list!

Dates/Times

Saturdays, May 10th through September 27th
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturdays, October 4th through October 25th
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mill City Farmers Market

Start Date: 
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 8:00am
End Date: 
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 1:00pm

Find us rain or shine on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and spoonriver restaurant, and in the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. The Market overlooks a beautiful sunrise on the Stone Arch Bridge crossing the “mighty” Mississippi River. Enjoy a beautiful outdoor shopping experience enhanced by local, sustainable and organic farmers and artisans. Don’t forget your shopping list!

Dates/Times

Saturdays, May 10th through September 27th
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturdays, October 4th through October 25th
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mill City Farmers Market

Start Date: 
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 8:00am
End Date: 
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 1:00pm

Find us rain or shine on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and spoonriver restaurant, and in the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. The Market overlooks a beautiful sunrise on the Stone Arch Bridge crossing the “mighty” Mississippi River. Enjoy a beautiful outdoor shopping experience enhanced by local, sustainable and organic farmers and artisans. Don’t forget your shopping list!

Dates/Times

Saturdays, May 10th through September 27th
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturdays, October 4th through October 25th
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mill City Farmers Market

Start Date: 
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 8:00am
End Date: 
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 1:00pm

Find us rain or shine on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and spoonriver restaurant, and in the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. The Market overlooks a beautiful sunrise on the Stone Arch Bridge crossing the “mighty” Mississippi River. Enjoy a beautiful outdoor shopping experience enhanced by local, sustainable and organic farmers and artisans. Don’t forget your shopping list!

Dates/Times

Saturdays, May 10th through September 27th
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturdays, October 4th through October 25th
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mill City Farmers Market

Start Date: 
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 8:00am
End Date: 
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 1:00pm

Find us rain or shine on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and spoonriver restaurant, and in the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. The Market overlooks a beautiful sunrise on the Stone Arch Bridge crossing the “mighty” Mississippi River. Enjoy a beautiful outdoor shopping experience enhanced by local, sustainable and organic farmers and artisans. Don’t forget your shopping list!

Dates/Times

Saturdays, May 10th through September 27th
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturdays, October 4th through October 25th
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM