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Pollinators 101

  Pollinators 101

Come celebrate pollinators at the Herb Center with a 2 hour workshop on everything you ever wanted to know about flower-friendly wildlife. For those who just don’t have time to run their own beehives, this workshop will discuss more than just honeybees and butterflies. Learn about the variety of animals that act as pollinators, plants […]

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Swarm Management

  Swarm Management

Being able to manage swarming bee behavior is especially important in an urban setting. This class will start with an exploration of the biological process of swarming and then outline how to use that as a foundation to recognize the signs of swarming behavior and take appropriate actions to properly mitigate and manage swarming.

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City Folk’s Farm Shop celebrating year anniversary

Anne Evans Anne Evans City Folk’s Farm Shop celebrating year anniversary

It’s only been a year since Shawn and Gerry Fiegelist opened their urban homesteading store, City Folk’s Farm Shop and the shop has seen much growth. “We honestly weren’t sure what the response would be,” says Shawn Fiegelist. “Urban homesteading is a growing trend so some customers are new and some have been doing it […]

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In My Garden: Clintonville Urban Homestead

Anne Evans Anne Evans In My Garden: Clintonville Urban Homestead

Jared Boyd is another person who did not grow up having a garden. His interest in food began later on in life while working at Northstar Café. Then he read Wendell Berry’s ideas and was hooked. Boyd and his wife Jaime moved to their home in Clintonville eight years ago and have been gardening for […]

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City Folk’s Farm Shop offers urban homesteading tools and education

Anne Evans Anne Evans City Folk’s Farm Shop offers urban homesteading tools and education

A new shop in Clintonville wants to become your go-to place for all things homesteading. City Folk’s Farm Shop is full of everything you need to turn your city lot into a productive urban homestead. You’ll find the tools, supplies, and know-how to get you raising chickens, composting with worms, and keeping bees. Shawn Fiegelist […]

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