Tool Library Grand Opening — Saturday, June 23, 9 a.m.–noon

Just in time for all your summer projects, we’re opening the tool library this-coming Saturday. The Low Tech Tool Library works just like a book library, but instead of Poe and Austen, we have hammers and saws. This Saturday morning, we’ll officially open the library with some light refreshments and an open house from 9 … More Tool Library Grand Opening — Saturday, June 23, 9 a.m.–noon

Last Two Weeks at the Institute — Jun. 3–16, 2018

ddd Recent 90°F temperatures are unseasonable for us in June, but the warm-weather crops are loving the extra heat: tomatoes, corn, beans, and others have taken off. Unfortunately the weeds have also used the abundant sunlight to take over any unmulched space. Even the managed spaces are difficult to manage, but the goals here are … More Last Two Weeks at the Institute — Jun. 3–16, 2018

Upcoming Workshop — Basic Carpentry, Aldo Leopold Benches, Jun. 23, 1–5 p.m., $45-50

Are you interested in learning basic carpentry skills for putting to use in your home or garden? Have you been uncertain about using hammers, saws, drills, or power tools? Do you have little to no experience with these things but want to learn? … More Upcoming Workshop — Basic Carpentry, Aldo Leopold Benches, Jun. 23, 1–5 p.m., $45-50

Last Two Weeks at the Institute — May 20–Jun. 2, 2018

It feels like summer, with high 80°F temperatures over the last two weeks. This has caused some cool-weather crops to bolt and profuse sweat to be a daily battle. The potato research project is all planted out, ending the busiest period of that project for the institute staff. Otherwise, we’re working to put down garden … More Last Two Weeks at the Institute — May 20–Jun. 2, 2018