LTI in the News

We haven’t been posting on the blog lately because we’ve been really busy with spring planting. We also have an on-going bee-breeding project. We’re preparing for our upcoming timber framing work days. And we’re running a compost study. Our local paper, the Evansville Review, recently gave us a short write-up on the front page.

Support an Innovative Nonprofit on #GivingTuesday by Donating to the Low Technology Institute

We know it’s a tough year with COVID-19 keeping most of us at home or working under unusual conditions. Back on March 23, I wrote a blog post in which I said: This begs the question: are you prepared to “shelter in place” until 2021? Unfortunately, our concerns proved to be correct, as we are … More Support an Innovative Nonprofit on #GivingTuesday by Donating to the Low Technology Institute

“Low Technology Institute works to solve problems without chemicals” — Wisconsin State Journal — Institute in the News

A few weeks ago, Scott Johnson, director of the institute, chatted with Gena Kittner with the Wisconsin State Journal. The result was a Sunday feature article that you can read on the WSJ website: https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/low-technology-institute-works-to-solve-problems-without-chemicals/article_b80d64dd-e186-58b8-bcfd-daa9c5ae26a1.html Both the cover photo and the above photo are copyrighted material from the Wisconsin State Journal, John Hart, photographer.

PRESS RELEASE: Bee-Breeding Research against Colony Collapse Disorder Funded by Blooming Prairie Foundation, Hosted by Agrecol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 10 Jun 2020 The Low Technology Institute 608-886-9584 info@lowtechinstitute.org Bee-Breeding Research against Colony Collapse Disorder Funded by Blooming Prairie Foundation, Hosted by Agrecol A method that has succeeded in breeding mite-tolerant bees in Sweden, Wales, and Africa will be tested in southern Wisconsin; mites are the leading cause of colony collapse … More PRESS RELEASE: Bee-Breeding Research against Colony Collapse Disorder Funded by Blooming Prairie Foundation, Hosted by Agrecol

Free Talk Tonight with CHEW — Potatoes Will Save Humanity

Tonight, the institute director, Scott Johnson, will be giving a talk to the Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin (CHEW). CHEW is a group that sponsors monthly talks on a variety of food-related topics, complete with matching foods to sample. They’re a great group and if you’re in the Madison, WI, area, consider finding out more … More Free Talk Tonight with CHEW — Potatoes Will Save Humanity

Talk this Saturday: The History of Gardening — Edgerton Public Library, 10 a.m.

Come see the director of the institute, Scott, give a talk on the history of food gardening at the Edgerton Public Library at 10 a.m. this Saturday. The History of Gardening: The Original Social Safety Net looks at growing food from 10,000 years ago through the present and into the future. See more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/599222890878006/More Talk this Saturday: The History of Gardening — Edgerton Public Library, 10 a.m.