31 Jul Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Day: Using Hand Tools
Wednesday, July 31
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stone Circle Farm
John Hendrickson has grown organic vegetables at Stone Circle Farm since 1999. The farm is currently in transition as his farming equipment business, Small Farm Works, expands. John introduced the paper chain pot transplanting systems to North America in 2006. His farm is now being devoted to testing and demonstration and development of small-scale tools. For the field day, John will demonstrate different types of paper pots, paper pot transplanters, in-row torsion weeders from Japan, hand transplanting tools that work in bare soil or plastic mulch, the Jang seeder, his garlic processing station, his DIY row-cover field tunnel design, and more. John believes that appropriate technology has a vital role to play in making small farms profitable and enjoyable.
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There will be a potluck lunch in the middle of the day. Please bring a dish to pass. FREE to Upper Midwest CRAFT members. Members must RSVP by July 24th by emailing AJ Boucek at firstname.lastname@example.org. $20 for non-members who must register below. Not a member, but interested in joining? Click here.