THE READER
January 2004

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Readers’ Write!

GM Report

Board Report

Deli News

Book & General Merchandise News

Juice Bar &
Bakery News

Produce News

Specials (PDFs)

Producer Profile: Madison Sourdough

Stew: Making the Most of Your Food Dollar

The Benefits of School Gardening

Community Reinvestment Fund Information

Organic Panel Discussion Excerpts

Recipes & Drink Recommendations

Community Calendar

 

Community Calendar

Your Submissions
We welcome your submissions to the Community Calendar. Please send via mail or via the member_services@willystcoop.com email. Submissions must be received by the 8th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s newspaper. If space is constrained, priority will be given to those pertaining to food and farming, health and wellness, environmental, and neighborhood events.

The Dane County Winter Farmers Market
Saturdays, 7:30am - 12noon. At Monona Terrace, One John Nolen Dr., Madison, WI. For more information call 261-4000 or log onto www.mononaterrace.com.

Our Native Seeds Lecture and Workshop
Saturday, January 17th, 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Learn about planning a prairie or woodland and find out how to grow your favorite grasses or forms with Arboretum Horticulturist Susan Kilmer. Class is at the UW-Madison Arboretum. For more information call 263-7888 or log on to http://wiscinfo.doit.wisc.edu/arboretum.

Flake Out Festival
Saturday & Sunday, January 17th and 18th. Take the short drive to the Wisconsin Dells to participate in the only state-sanctioned snow sculpting competition or just check out ice carving demonstrations, tricycle races, kite flying, mitten football or the totally tubular snow slide. For more information call (800) 223-3557.

Toward Harmony with Nature
Saturday, January 24th, 8:30am - 4:30pm. Join the Fox Valley Area Wild Ones as they present their conference including many speakers and workshops on native plants and natural landscapes in Eau Claire, WI. For more information call (920) 589-2602 or log onto www.for-wild.org.

Wisconsin Wetlands Association 9th Annual Wetland Science Forum
Friday and Saturday, January 30th and 31st. Featuring a wide range of topics including; Floodplain forests, vernal pools, connection between hydrology and habitat, amphibians, birds, beavers, plant communities, invasive plants and wooded wetland restoration. Silent auction and benefit is Friday night. For more information contact the WWA at 250-9971 or log onto www.wiscwetlands.org.

Psychic Faire
January 31st - February 1st. Sheraton Hotel, 706 John Nolen. Psychic readings, Body/energy work, aura photography, intuitive arts, crafts-exhibits, unique lectures! For more information, call 256-0080 or go to wellife.org.