Sustainable Farm & Garden Tours
This is one of the many brand new offerings at The 30th Anniversary Energy Fair this year!
We’ve expanded our sustainable farm and garden offerings for 2019. Learn from the experts about growing and purchasing sustainable, organic food and the positive impact it can have on your household and the local economy! We’re teaming up with Central Rivers Farmshed to offer two tours of local home gardens and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms. Farms on the tour are located in the Custer/Stevens Point area.
Saturday, June 22nd Tour
Departure: 9:00 a.m. from MREA Bus Stop (returning in time for 1:00 p.m. keynote).
Wooly Thyme Micro Farm
Wooly Thyme Micro Farm is a two-acre farm that specializes in CSA, halal poultry sale, jams and chutneys, and home baked goods. Stay tuned to this website to learn about specific featured locations.
Over the past 20+ years, Jen and John Zach have created a treasure trove of edibles on their few acres just outside of Stevens Point. Included in this movement towards a self sufficient life are a large vegetable garden, small fruits, a few trees in the orchard, chickens, a bee hive and mushrooms. Large flower gardens and prairie areas add to the beauty of the land. This tour will include a discussion of eating year round from the garden as well as over wintering crops.
Sunday, June 23rd Tour
Departure: 9:00 a.m. from MREA Bus Stop (returning in time for 12:00 p.m. keynote).
Black Rabbit Farm
Black Rabbit Farm is a small family farm on the Tomorrow River featuring vegetables, berries, and rabbits, as well as pasture-raised pork, chickens, turkeys, and lamb. Stay tuned to this website to learn about specific featured locations.