Saturdays at Monona Terrace. For information call 455-1999 or log on to www.madfarmmkt.org.
January 8th–March 25th. At the Bolz Conservatory in Olbrich Gardens. This exhibit details how coffee is grown and processed, and the role it plays in human culture. Discover what a coffee tree looks like and learn how the coffee bean goes from the seed to the coffee cup. Interactive activities for the whole family—learn how one tree can affect so many lives on a global basis. For more information contact Olbrich Gardens at 246-4550 or log onto: www.olbrich.org.
Sunday, January 9th, 1:30–2:30 pm. Snow comes in many forms, and it is said that no two snowflakes are alike. Even if there is no snow on the ground, the naturalist will help families explore the nature of snow.
January 14th - 16th. An entire weekend of folk music events, workshops and performances at the UW Memorial Union. This event is organized by the Madison Folk Music Society.
Sunday, January 23st, 1:00–2:30 pm. Aldo Leopold and his graduate students kept journals recording the timing of natural events (phenology). This practice is a good way to increase observational skills and learn about nature. Look for current natural events and discover what we have learned from records kept here since Leopold’s time.
Sunday, January 23rd, 3:00–5:00pm. In Willy Street Co-op’s Community Room. This workshop explores listening to the gentle voice of your soul’s calling, being the “you” you want to be and working with the field of potentiality. Theresa Ann Stuesser’s unique approach and insights stem from nearly 20 years experience as a Spiritual Coach and Angel Therapy Practictioner.
January 28th–29th. A two-day event designed to inspire and expand the horizons of farmers throughout the Midwest. Workshops will offer new information and personal experiences on issues important in strengthening farm operations. For registration or more information call 715-834-9672 or log onto: www.rivercountryrcd.org.
February 25–26, La Crosse, Wisconsin. The UMOFC presents a unique, farmer-centered conference, bringing together a diverse group of over 1500 participants from all over the Upper Midwest. Over its history, the conference has become renowned throughout the country as the premier educational and networking event for farmers and others in the organic and sustainable farming community. Over 45 workshops, over 130 exhibitors. For more information, see the article on page 26 or log onto www.mosesorganic.org or call 715-772-3153.