Small Farm Workshop

Farm Dreams: Exploring the Risks and Rewards of Starting a Small Farm
Wisconsin Farm

An exploratory workshop designed for those who are thinking about starting a farm business will be held at Sinsinawa Mound from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 23. It includes hands-on activities, practical tips, resource assessments, and a panel discussion with successful farmers about how they started their business. A tour of the Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm is included. Sheri Doyel, the program facilitator at Angelic Organics Learning Center, Caledonia, Ill., will share her knowledge of beginning a farm. She is co-owner of Tiny Tempest Farm in Lake Geneva, Wis., where she grows vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings for various markets in Chicago and southern Wisconsin. Sheri has worked for over a decade in support of small- and mid-sized farmers. Her experience includes collaborating with producer-vendors and city leaders to shape rules and regulations to strengthen the markets as well as working with beginning farmers to create successful businesses.

The registration deadline is March 20, and the fee is $25. To register, visit our website at www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter or call Guest Services at 608-748-4411.

For more information, contact Eric Anglada at the same number or via email at eric.anglada@gmail.com.

Sinsinawa Mound, the motherhouse for the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, is located in southwest Wisconsin on County Road Z, off Highway 11, about five miles northeast of Dubuque.

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