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AgArts PFI Field Day

AgArts PFI Field Day. August 25. Maple Edge Farm, Hastings, IA. Tina and Jon Bakehouse farm. Lunch by Milk and Honey Restaurant in Harlan. Workshops and talks. Farmscape performance.

Come learn how the arts – from visual, to literary, to theatrical – can be used to imagine and promote healthy food systems. Tina Bakehouse of Maple Edge Farm and Golden Hills RC&D will conduct a storytelling workshop, then the audience will be treated to a reader’s theater production of “Farmscape” by playwright and AgArts co-founder Mary Swander. The performance will include a talk-back with Mary and feature Jon Bakehouse on guitar and PFI member Stephen McGrew playing music on a saw. We will also discuss how food is medicine, and share simple local recipes anyone can make.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

A local foods lunch will be prepared by Chef Robert Poehling of Milk and Honey, with ingredients from PFI member Ellen Walsh-Rosmann of FarmTable Delivery.

RSVPs are required for lunch: Lunch is limited to 75 people. The cost is $15 for adults; $5 for children and students. RSVP to Debra Boekholder at (515) 232-5661 or debra@practicalfarmers.org by Tuesday, August 21.

HOSTS:

Jon, Tina and Anderson Bakehouse; Bach and Nancy Bakehouse • Maple Edge Farm
55755 370th St. • Hastings • 51540
(712) 789-0158 • tina@goldenhillsrcd.org