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Spring Green Campus Open House : Saturday, September 17th
September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Spring Green Campus
Saturday, September 17th
1 – 4:30 pm
You are invited to Savanna Institute’s new campus in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Join us for an open house to see our agroforestry research and education taking root on the North Farm.
Deep rooted foods table ongoing
Check out our table Featuring local agroforestry products for your tasting pleasure. Developed and organized by our Deep Root Food advocate, Odessa Piper.
As a no-waste organization we strongly encourage you to bring your own reusable tableware. Please bring your own plate, cup and utensils! We will have a place for you to wash your things after. Thank you for helping out!
Driftless nutshells 1:30-2:30
Share your favorite stories, histories, or observations of life in the Driftless under the shade of our walnut trees. Hosted by Curt Meine, co-editor (with Keefe Keeley) of The Driftless Reader. Each storyteller will have 5 minutes to share and is encouraged to sign up in the registration but are also welcome to sign up on site. Photographs are encouraged but not necessary, we will not have powerpoint accessibility.
This is a version of the nutshells found at our annual perennial farm gathering.
River float with the River Alliance of Wisconsin MEET AT PECKS LANDING 1 PM (must register through their website to participate)
Join the WI River Alliance for a float down a protected section of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway, showcasing what a healthy naturally managed river system can look like. This is an easy float with several stops on sand bars for swimming, exploring, and hanging out. Life jackets, boats and paddles will be provided. *Requires separate registration on the WI River Alliance website. Register here!
Farm tour 2:00-3:00
Learn what we’ve been up to this year on the farm. Led by Farm Director, Erik Hagan, this hour long tour will visit our nursery, hazelnut research trials, and alley cropping.
This walk covers 1 mile with moderate topography and little shade.