Dane County Farmers’ Market
Continues every Saturday through April 14th, 8:00am–noon at the Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin. Breakfast served 8:30–11:00am. Come and join us where your favorite local farmers offer cheese, veggies, potatoes, apples, meat, bakery, cider, yarn, plants and more! Know where your food and drink comes from and meet the farmers who produce it. Free admission, free music. Each Saturday a savory breakfast is made with local, fresh, scrumptious products for only $6.50. Vegetarian options and children’s portions are available.
Our Beautiful Female Bodies: A Body Image Workshop For Women
Saturday, February 3rd, 2:00–4:30pm at A Woman’s Touch, 600 Williamson Street, Suite O; 250-1928. We will explore the sources of negative body image and uncover our goodness, power and worth. No matter our size, shape, age, color, mobility or experiences, we are beautiful, wise, lovable, and perfectly female in every way. This workshop will include self-reflection, journaling, safe group sharing, affirmations, laughter and liberation. Workshop fee is $36 per woman; please pre-register.
Tuesday, February 6th, 4:00–6:00pm at Wright Middle School. Attend a free training for aspiring or current preschool through middle school volunteer tutors. For more information please call Danielle at 441-7895 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aldo Leopold Nature Center Black Earth Land Steward Work Days
Wednesday, February 7th, 9:00am–12:00pm and 12:00pm–3:00pm and Saturday, February 10th, 9:00am–12:00pm and 12:00pm–3:00pm. Volunteers are welcome to come to one or both sessions. Activities are seasonally based but focus mainly on land management projects and invasive species removal. Workdays may be cancelled due to inclement weather, or planned activities may be modified. Anyone with an interest in participating should call or email the Nature Center at (608)221-0495 or email@example.com.
Wellife Mind Body Spirit Faire
Saturday and Sunday, February 10th–11th, 10:00am–6:00pm. Over 30 exhibits and enjoy 12 unique lectures! Wellness, intuitive arts, crafts, psychic readers, alternatives, sustainable lifestyles, healing workshops. At the Sheraton Inn, 706 John Nolen Drive. For more information, call 256-0080 or log onto www.wellife.org.
WOMENSGROWTH Dance/Movement Therapy Group for Women
New group begins Thursday, February 15th, 6:30–8:00pm. Group limited to eight women. Please call 608-251-0908 for information or to schedule an intake appointment before February 8th. Hancock Center for Movement Arts & Therapies, Inc., 16 North Hancock Street. Cost is $30/week for 12 weeks; sliding scale fees available.
Learn about the Intervale in Burlington, VT
Saturday, February 17th, from 9:00am–4:30pm at the Promega Auditorium, 5445 E. Cheryl Pkwy, Fitchburg. Lindsey Ketchel, Agricultural Development Director at the Intervale Center, will give the keynote address at this one-day conference. The Intervale contains 12 organic farms, a composting business, youth programs, community gardens and more on 354 acres inside the city limits! Learn how you can help create an Intervale here! For info and to order tickets, contact the West Waubesa Preservation Coalition at 223-9571, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organic Lawn and Landscape Care Workshop
Monday and Tuesday, February 19th–20th at the Lussier Heritage Center. The workshop is open to all, and is geared for professional landscape contractors, architects, parks and school employees. Homeowners and administrators are also welcome. The cost for the two-day workshop is $149, which includes a binder with instruction materials, lunch, and refreshments. The objective of the workshop is to educate and foster discussion on ways to manage lawns, athletic fields, and other turf areas using natural methods and products with reduced or no reliance on synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. The conference is coordinated by the IPM Institute of North America, Inc., with assistance from the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Dane County, and Greater Madison Healthy Lawn Team. Additional information and registration materials can be obtained by visiting www.ipminstitute.org or by calling the 232-1528.
“Weston A. Price Foundation—Madison Chapter Meeting
Monday, February 26th, 7:00pm, Wil-Mar Center, 953 Jenifer St. The public is invited. For more info, call Carolyn at 221-8696 or see www.geocities.com/madison_wapf.