Farming for a Livable Planet: Small Farms & Climate Crisis
WEI's 10th Annual Farmer Training Weekend with Will Allen

 

When: Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, September 29

Where: Women's Environmental Institute at Amador Hill, 15715 River Road, North Branch, MN

Registration Fee:$275 

Included in Registration Fee: 

  • A full weekend of workshops
  • Climate Change Panel Forum
  • Meals, vegetarian and vegan options available (continental breakfast Sat-Sun; lunch Sat-Sun; dinner Sat)
  • Campsite (must reserve in advance)

Having reliable access to good healthy food has always been an important part of survival, and in a changing climate, we need to grow food in a way that reduces greenhouse gas emissions while being able to adapt to and even mitigate some aspects of our climate crisis. 

This weekend training, featuring Will Allen, former CEO of Growing Power and author of The Good Food Revolution, will bring farmers, growers, and environmentalists into urgently needed dialogue. Participants can learn about affordable methods for sustainable four-season farming and consider what’s at stake with climate change. Workshops include mushroom cultivation, growing microgreens, beekeeping, aquaponic farming, tiny house construction, farm-scale composting, vermiculture, drying herbs, and growing industrial hemp--along with discussions on climate crisis and resilience strategies for small farms. Workshops include a youth program

Let us grow local together with climate justice, environmental justice, and food security. 

Scholarships are available thanks to generous funding from Friends of WEI, supporters, and sponsors. 

For more information visit w-e-i.org or call 651-334-8235.

Registration
Qty
Description
Amount
Total

$275.00
---

$275.00
---
 
Friends of WEI Member Discount:
---

For membership, info click here: FRIENDS OF WEI

Qty
Description
Amount
Total

$250.00
---
Please enter the name of your academic institution below in Registrant Information.
PAYMENT PLAN
Final Payment must be completed by September 20, 2019.
First Partial Payment
Second Partial Payment
Third Partial Payment
Optional Payment Amount

If you need an extension on this payment plan or a customized payment, please contact jerry@w-e-i.org jerry@w-e-i.org at the WEI office (651-583-0705).

MAKE A DONATION
Sponsor a student by entering a donation amount in the box below to add to your order.
Total: $0.00
Future Commitment: $0.00
Camp Site Request
Camp-Site Request (subject to availability; campsites are primitive- portable toilet and hand-washing sink available, no showers, must haul in gear about 100 feet).
Registrant Information
Students only
Dietary Requirements - Please select all that apply
No Food Restrictions
Vegetarian
Vegan
Dairy Free
Gluten Free
Soy Free
Payer Information
This is the address where your credit card statements are mailed.
A receipt will be e-mailed to this address.
Your Payment Information

VisaMasterCardAmerican Express

eCheck

Powered by Acceptiva