Upper Midwest CRAFT Apple Orchard Field Day

July 14, 2020, Belmont, WI

Upper Midwest CRAFT Apple Orchard Field Day

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 14th 3pm-5pm
Location: Two Onion Farm, Belmont, WI
Cost: Free for CRAFT Members.  Non-Members: $25
Registration Required.  Space is LIMITED.  Register today at http://estore.learngrowconnect.org/Workshops/#category=370&tag=All

 

Chris and Juli McGuire have farmed at Two Onion Farm since 2003. Currently they raise two acres of organic apples for sale through a CSA program and to grocery stores. During the field day we will: 

 

  • Tour the orchard of dwarf trees and half acre planting of currants & gooseberries established in spring 2020

  • Discuss varieties, pest control, and growing methods

  • Receive updates on on-farm research projects: 

  • organic control of Canada thistle

  • growing apples inside high tunnels. 

  • Discuss the farm's transition from organic vegetable production to fruit growing.



COVID 19 Safety Precautions:

  • Pre-registration required. Unregistered participants will not be allowed to participate

  • All non-family participants will remain a minimum of 6 feet apart

  • Registration will be limited to ensure physical distancing

  • Proper face masks are required and must cover mouth and nose

  • Youth must be able to maintain 6 ft distance from non family members and keep their mask on for the duration of session

  • Adhere to any federal, state, and/or local health & safety guidelines

  • Any other precautions outlined by the Host Farm (this will be communicated via email PRIOR to the Field Day)

  • Due to health concerns, there WILL NOT be a potluck.

 

Questions? Email goli@learngrowconnect.org or call (608)313-4056

http://estore.learngrowconnect.org/home/Adult-Workshops/Season-Extension_3.html

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