Forage Council Summer Pasture Tour: Island Lake Farm
Owners Jim and Audra Chamberlin will lead a tour of their farm operation. Topics include: Adaptive grazing- cattle, hogs, poultry; Agroforestry- vegetable alley cropping, forest farming (maple syrup, shitake mushrooms, hazelnuts, lumber), windbreaks and shelterbelt, silvopasture; keyline water management, and hedge laying.
This tour is a 1/2 mile walk. Please wear proper footwear. Contact the Forage Council if you need special accommodation.
The pasture walk is free to attend. Advance registration requested, walkups welcome.
Address: 23111 State Hwy 18 Deerwood, MN 56444
This event is hosted by the Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council, a networking group of SFA.
SFA staff and volunteers occasionally take photos during our workshops, cafe chats and field days for promotional purposes and to use as documentation of events to share with our funders. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let our event host know -- we'll make every effort to make sure you are not photographed.