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Forest Ag Education/Mark Shepard Bus Tour

Purpose

SERP hosted a successful tour for 42 educators and landowners to Mark Shepard's New Forest Farm, a permaculture farm near Viola, WI, on September 3, 2014. Greg Schweser, RSDP Associate Director Local Foods and Sustainable Agriculture, helped coordinate and secured a $2,000 SARE minigrant. Fillmore County Soil Water Conservation District provided $200 in co-sponsorship and helped with outreach. Kitty Baker, interested SE MN resident and landowner, also helped with planning and outreach and submitted an article about the tour to the Fillmore County Journal.

Funding

SERP FY2015: $337.20

Last updated 03-25-2015
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