The Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota supports the development and enhancement of sustainable farming systems through innovation, demonstration, education, and farmer-to-farmer networking.
Healthy Ecosystems: Soil and Pollinators
08/25/2019 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM CST
'Soil & Pollinators' Event Aug. 25 in Minneapolis
A SFA Soil Health Network event, "Healthy Ecosystems: Soil and Pollinators," is scheduled for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun., Aug. 25, at Pow Wow Grounds Coffee, 1414 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis.
Sponsored by Pillsbury United Communities and the U. of Minnesota, this event focuses on the importance and interconnectivity of pollinators, soil health and composting. Topics include how to build soil health through a composting and cover cropping, how planting certain flowers can increase crop production by attracting pollinators, and more.
Bring a soil sample to test for lead, pH and texture.
Presenters include Michele Manske of Pillsbury United; and U. of M. researchers Julie Weisenhorn, Kat Labine and Jennifer Nicklay.
This event is free and open to all; no RSVP is required.