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!