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Bees, Berries & Broccoli in Your Backyard

There are lots of great opportunities coming up at Just Food Co-op to gain backyard food production knowledge. Please preregister at least 72 hours before the start of the class by calling 507-650-0106 or speaking with a cashier in the store.

Pruning 101
Saturday, February 12, 2–4 p.m. at Thorn Crest Farm, 11885 Cabot Ave, Dundas
Cost: FREE. Please register with a cashier or by calling 507-650-0106.

Gary Vosejpka, owner of Thorn Crest Farm, will give a hands–on demonstration of pruning techniques for maximum production in the orchard and raspberry patch. Wear boots and dress for the weather. Expect deep snow out at the farm.

Ready, Set, Garden!
Saturday, February 19, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. in the Just Food Community Room
Cost: $15/$12 owners. Please register with a cashier or by calling 507-650-0106.

Sara Morrison, owner of The Backyard Grocery, will be discussing seed starting, companion planting and getting the most out of your backyard garden plot. This two–hour class will cover choosing plant varieties, seed companies, seed starting equipment, planting mediums and seedling care, plus ways to plan the garden so all inhabitants get along and thrive. Be sure to bring your questions! www.thebackyardgrocery.com

Beginning Beekeeping
March 3, 7–8:30 p.m. in the Just Food Community Room
Cost: FREE. Please register with a cashier or by calling 507-650-0106.

If you’ve thought about having your own backyard honey supply, this is for you. Find out what equipment you need, how to choose from the different kinds of bees, how to manage hives, and whether to go organic. Taught by beekeeper Chris Sullivan Kelley.

Seasonal Eating Calendar
Tuesday, March 8, 6:30–8:30 p.m. in the Just Food Community Room
Cost: $15/$12 owners. Please register with a cashier or by calling 507-650-0106.

Join Jennifer Nelson from Gardens of Eagan to learn how to plan your life around local, seasonal foods. Create your seasonal eating calendar of when and how to plan your garden, weekly menus, working with CSA deliveries, winter eating and more. With a little planning, your family can live a healthier, seasonal lifestyle while eating real, good food.

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We need YOU to run for the Board!

Wanted:  Members that are interested in being on the Just Food Co-op Board.  Find all the application materials right here!  You may also pick up a set of materials in the store.

Submit all materials by August 15.  Need more info?  Two information sessions are available for you:  Tuesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 7 in our community room.  Stop in and get your questions answered!

Upcoming Events

Coffee with the Board
Saturday, August 2, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gluten Detectives Meeting
Monday, August 4, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Knitting Night
Monday, August 4, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Knitting Night
Monday, August 11, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MEMBER EVENT: Red Barn Pizza Sunday
Sunday, August 17, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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