Time: May 5, 2012 from 8:30am to 3:30pm
Location: Riveredge Nature Center
Street: County Hwy Y, 4458 Hawthorne Dr
Website or Map: http://www.riveredge.us
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Woodland Harvest Permaculture Project, a partnership between Riveredge Nature Center and Wellspring Farm – Sponsored in part by Sauve Terre Farm
Latest Activity: Mar 16, 2012
Join Permaculturist & AgroForester, Mark Shepard, to discover how to graft an apple tree seedling on to your favorite variety, or change one variety to another. Learn the art of grafting, about rootstock and scionwood, and then graft your own fruit tree to take home and plant. This workshop includes rootstock, scionwood, knife, adhesives, and bands. Class Limit is 25 people. Call Riveredge at 800-287-8098 to pre-register.
Public registration fee: $50 Riveredge & Wellspring Members: $35
Lunch on Own
Pasture Walk at Sauve Terre Farm 2:00 – 3:30 pm – “Experience a Permaculture Farm”
Following lunch break, there will be a Pasture Walk tour of the 80 acre Sauve Terre Farm in West Bend. The Mantoan family owns this Certified Organic farm where you can see how pasture, cows, trees, chickens and bees all help each other thrive using a permaculture model. Limited to the first 20 who sign up. Refreshments from local organic farms will be provided.