Welcome to the 9th Annual GROWING POWER WEEKEND TRAINING Sept. 30-Oct. 1
Four Season Farming: Scaling Up for the Good Food Revolution
Where: Women’s Environmental Institute Amador Hill Farm and Orchard, 15715 River Road, North Branch, MN
When: September 30-October 1 (starts Saturday Sept. 30th at 8:00 a.m.)
Cost: $275 per participant ($200 for high school students)
Scholarships available from sponsor-supported funds. Meals included.
Onsite registration on the days of the event is available with payment in full at the event ($275 or $200 for a high school student)
If you are interested in a scholarship or would like to make a donation to fund scholarships, contact Jerry at 651-583-0705
Join in this extraordinary training weekend with Will Allen, farmer, founder and CEO of Growing Power Inc,, a world-renown leader in the new food and farming revolution. Join with others interested in scaling up our regional food systems to support local farmers in diverse urban and rural communities who can produce year-round healthy, high-quality, safe and affordable food where we live.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN. At this two day hands-on training, learn how to build an affordable and durable hoop house in one weekend. Learn how about composting and vermiculture, four-season farming in Minnesota, aquaponics and fish care, micro-green enterprise farming, organic mushroom growing. These are learnable and transferrable skills at affordable costs available everywhere for local communities. Best of all you will have an opportunity to meet Will Allen, a preeminent practitioner of urban and small farm agriculture in America and throughout the world. Learn also about WEI’s Certificate Programs in Organic Farming, Aquaponics, Beekeeping, and Herbalism and Environmental –Health — year-round training programs incorporating Growing Power methods and social justice aims.