Field Day: Full Circle Community Farm
Time & Location
About the Event
Join us for a tour of Full Circle Community Farm and see pollinator and riparian buffers that were established last year. Full Circle Community Farm is a multi-generational organic farm using conservation practices and managed grazing to raise cattle, pigs, chickens. Full Circle also raises 10 acres of organic vegetables for a 200 person CSA and larger accounts. Hear about the successes, challenges, and lessons learned in the first year of a new conservation planting.
Dinner provided and bonfire to follow at 6 pm
Val Dantoin, Full Circle Community Farm; Conservation Coach with Wisconsin Women in Conservation
Heather Toman, Full Circle Comunity Farm
Julie Peterson, Farm Bill Biologist, Pheasants Forever
Wisconsin Women in Conservation Host: Kirsten Slaughter
Host Farm Background
Full Circle Community Farm: Our mission is to provide high-quality organic food while creating a community-based farming model that will revitalize farms and communities all across the country.
Field Day Details
- Event is free for women landowners but registration required and space is limited.
- All women landowners are welcome to attend-- whatever your background, from beginners to experts!
- Event will be outside. Please bring a water bottle, bug spray, portable chair, umbrella (for sun or rain), comfortable shoes for walking. Dress for the weather. Taking photos encouraged!
- Event will follow current CDC COVID-19 guidelines.
- WiWiC is a family-friendly space and you are welcome to bring your children. We will have some independent kids activities available.
About Wisconsin Women in Conservation
WiWiC is a state-wide collaborative effort led by the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in partnership with Wisconsin Farmers Union, Renewing the Countryside and the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES). A three-year multi-faceted project funded by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), WiWiC brings together Wisconsin women landowners to connect and learn about conservation practices, resources, and funding opportunities.