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Dairy Days

Plans are underway for HRTI’s part of Prairie Farm’s Dairy Days celebration on the weekend of July 10 and 11. On July 11 we are hosting a Community Conservation Carnival. We would love help with this. Please email Kate Stout (kate@hayriverti.org) if you like to lend a hand and become part of the excitement. So far we have the following possible events:

Displays:
Barron County’s Recycling demonstration board
Exel Energy
UW extension- composting
Badger solid waste
Solar shower
Solar dehydrator
HRTI table with sign ups for community list-serve, group nut tree order, green living class etc.
Chicken tractor
Barron Electric

Activities:
Watershed model
Ground water model
Solar ovens baking cookies
Energy meter measuring the energy use of different appliances
Bicycle powered light bulb 
Information Maze – walk through a maze with questions about the environment, energy use and more. Score your points

Demonstration Tent:
History of PF followed by tour of PF on a horse drawn hayride
Cooking local foods
Dunn County Solid Waste – presentation on recycling etc.
Making worm composting buckets
Garden club presentation
Suggestions anyone?

Carnival:
Beth Huber’s booth
HRTI – Ping Pong ball toss for gold fish

It promises to be a fun day of sharing information and community building!

Dairy Days 2009

Dairy Days 2009

Dairy Days 2009 carnival and demonstrations
Thanks to Margo Berg for taking all the photos.

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