Spring series to delve into organic farms

“Managed Grazing: Connecting Food, People, Animals, and Our Environment”  is the upcoming program in an educational series exploring the importance of organic produce and meat.

Thelma Heidel-Baker of Bossie Cow Farm near Random Lake will present the program from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 21.

Heidel-Baker will discuss the importance of how animals used for meat are raised and the importance of pasture-based farming for the benefit of people and animals, their health and natural resources.

Heidel-Baker is the co-farmer and co-owner of Bossie Cow Farm, an organic dairy farm, and works as a conservation planner for the  U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service.

The series presented by DreamPort Harvest Market, will be held at the Port Washington State Bank Community Room, 218 E. Washington St, Port Washington, and can be viewed via Zoom.

Registration for the in-person or online sessions can be done at www.dreamportmarket.com/events.

The final session is “Growing and Eating Organic Vegetables for a More Sustainable You,” which will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25.

Caleb Trainor, who owns Winterspring Farm in the Town of Saukville, will explore the relationship between farming, health and the local food economy. 

Winterspring Farm is a certified organic, community farm specializing in traditional community supported agriculture and direct-to-consumer markets. Its core mission is to build a community rooted in localized, resilient mutual aid while practicing sustainable and regenerative growing practices.



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