Farm and Family Day – Saturday, Oct. 17th

Held in the Municipal Parking Lot from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Children’s activities will end at noon.
Petting Zoo
Pumpkin Cookie Decorating
Pumpkin Painting
German Games and Music
Basket Weaving Demonstration
Story time
Brat Fry
Organic Farmer Displays

Farm and Family Day Sessions:
Held in the Kewaskum Public Library Community Room.

9:00-10:00 AM
Managing Your Garden’s Bounty – You can make the fresh taste of summer last all year long by preserving garden produce. At this workshop, you’ll learn about basic food preservation guidelines and equipment to use for freezing, dehydrating and can-ning foods. A simulated canning demonstration and a list of food preservation resources will also be pro-vided.
Presenter: Renee Vertin, R.D., Master Food Pre-server, UW-Extension of Washington County

10:30 AM
Wild-Food Cooking John Motoviloff will be shar-ing with us how a presentation on wild food cooking as well as offering us a sample of his recipes. He will have books available for sale and signing. He promises to be finished in plenty of time for the beginning of Pheasant Season at 12:00 P.M.!
Presenter: John Motoviloff, author of Wisconsin Wild Foods: 100 Recipes for Badger State Bounties and Fly Fisher’s Guide to Wisconsin. His work ap-pears in Gray’s Sporting Journal, Ducks Unlimited Magazine, and The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

12:30 PM
Organic Raised-bed Intensive Gardening and Companion Planting Get the “dirt” on why and how you and your plants will appreciate the French intensive method of gardening in raised beds. Introduce your vegetables to some of their friends and see how well they get along.
Lynn B. Molenda, presenter, District resident and teacher, artist and designer, organic, gardener, ecologist.
2:00 PM
Composting Using a Home Vermiculture System Learn about using worm bins in your home for small scale worm composting! Reduce your waste and make healthy compost for your gar-den!
Lisa Mick, professional gardener and landscaper, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

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