Ben Gillespie, Emily Hartnett and Jake Gray discussed Livestock Infrastructure. The group visited the animals at The Living Farm in their homes and viewed practical and economical ways to care for and contain animals.
The Learning Council was glad to team up with the Paonia Ranger District, The Nature Connection, The Western Slope Conservation Center, Interpretive Association of Western Colorado, BLM, Conservation Legacy, Americorps and Recreational Resource Management to participate in the Celebration of National Public Lands Day at beautiful Lost Lake.
The Learning Council and VOGA teamed up to offer a class on cultivating heirloom grain, at Thistle Whistle Farm in Hotchkiss.
The Mushroom Cultivation class at the CommUnity garden was a great success. Niki Carpenter led the enthusiastic group in building beds for King Stropharia to grow and bring health to marginal soil.
Ed Eaton’s Solar Cooker Workshop was a great success! A diverse group of ages and abilities gathered to create 18 functional solar cookers!
North Fork School of Integrated Studies students attending the Biodynamic Stir Workshop spray a biodynamic preparation to welcome spring!