Fri, Aug 06|
Turtle Creek Gardens
Field Day: Turtle Creek Regenerative Farm
Enhancing Diversity with Waterways, Pollinators, Organic Vegetables, Animals & More!
Time & Location
Aug 06, 2021, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Turtle Creek Gardens, N5105 Pinnow Rd, Delavan, WI 53115, USA
About the Event
Join us for a farm day with organic farmer, Janet Gamble, at Turtle Creek Gardens! We will learn about organic farming, integration of livestock, and practices that make the farm diverse and abundant. Topics covered include integration of diverse species, waterways, native plantings, pollinator habitat, cover crops, annual flower plantings, tree lines, perennial hedgerows, swale to drain water off fields and the conservation practices behind them.
Janet Gamble, Host and organic farmer, Conservation Coach with Wisconsin Women in Conservation
Wisconsin Women in Conservation Host: Alejandra Hernandez
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.