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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 ( if you like to lend a hand and become part of the excitement. So far we have the following possible events:

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

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?

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.