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“In the Field” Series: Opportunities in Agroforestry with Tom Wahl & Kathy Dice of Red Fern Farm

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$20

Join Tom Wahl & Kathy Dice of Red Fern Farm as they discuss opportunities in agroforestry including how to make money without killing trees. Bringing 20+ years experience of having successfully established Red Fern Farm (a farm of fruit and nut producing trees, shrubs, and vines), Tom & Kathy will share their knowledge and expertise of the diversity and sustainability of the farming system & how it can translate to an urban populace.

*Fee: $20 (includes tax) 
Tickets at: fourwindsfarmfitchburg.ticketleap.com/agroforestry

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*Space is limited COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS:

• Masks are required for all participants (regardless of vaccination status) indoors.
• Social distancing will be observed & participants will be spread throughout our Loft area.
• If you are exhibiting signs of sickness, fever, or general unpleasantness, please stay home.

For more information feel free to contact us at info@fourwindsfarmfitchburg.com. We will try to respond within 48 hours of inquiry. Please check your spam/junk folders for replies.

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS: Kathy Dice received a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology at Iowa State University and began teaching and implementing conservation practices in Iowa. She has worked for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Louisa County Conservation Board. She is a soil commissioner for her county. Tom Wahl was born and raised in Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University in 1984 with a degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology.  For the next 16 years he worked for various government agencies in wildlife research, wildlife management, forestry, and park management. Married in 1984, they bought 56 acres of steep, rugged timberland in Louisa County in 1986.  In 2001 they added 31 acres of rolling farmland.  Over time they established Red Fern Farm: a farm of fruit and nut producing trees, shrubs and vines.  They grow high value tree crops including chestnuts, pawpaws, heartnuts, persimmons, Asian pears and others. They also operate a small tree nursery.

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$20
fourwindsfarmfitchburg.ticketleap.com/agroforestry/

Organizer

Four Winds Farm Fitchburg
Phone:
(608) 835-5834
Email:
mark@fourwindsfarmfitchburg.com

Venue

The Loft @ Four Winds Farm Fitchburg
5735 Adams Road
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53575
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Phone:
(608) 835-5834