This series is hosted by citizens and students who are growing the organic community Partnership Garden at the School of Environmental Studies. It is co-sponsored by Valley Natural Foods, Burnsville, and District 196 Community Education. All events are at the School of Environmental Studies, 12155 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124. Donations at the door will help sustain the non-profit garden and its community outreach classes and events.
Pre-registration at least one week ahead is encouraged for each evening. For more information about this series or Dakota County community gardens, contact Loris Sofia Gregory at 952.431.5586 or email@example.com. For information about the Partnership Garden at SES or their upcoming community classes, contact Roxanne Beseman at 952-431-2553 or Pam Farrell at 952-454-8385.
Locavore: Local Diet, Healthy Planet – This documentary film empowers us with the knowledge to revitalize our own health, return to an economically prosperous nation, dramatically reduce our energy use and rejuvenate our land and environment. Learn about the rewards of a locavore lifestyle and how great you can feel when nourished with fresh and local. Q & A with gardeners will follow the film. Wednesday, Apr 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m, at the School of Environmental Studies. Donations welcome at the door. To view Locavore-The Movie trailer, click here.
Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? – Created by Taggart Seigel, filmmaker of “The Real Dirt on Farmer John,” this film shares the compelling perspectives of farmers, beekeepers, scientists and philosophers around the world. The problems behind the global bee crisis are uncovered and viable solutions are offered for renewing our partnership with nature. Q & A with gardeners will follow the film. Wednesday, April 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the School of Environmental Studies. Donations welcome at the door. To view Queen of the Sun movie trailer, click here.
Everything You Want to Know About Gardening with Nature – A panel of experienced local gardeners and farmers will answer your questions about gardening, eating fresh and local and what we can each do to partner with nature and flourish as individuals and a community. This evening will also be your chance to meet representatives of Dakota County community gardens and supportive organizations, browse their displays and sign up for garden plots. Wednesday, April 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the School of Environmental Studies. Donations welcome at the door.