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Join the Hemp Information Exchange Network

We created the Hemp Information Exchange to be a valuable resource for you and your industrial hemp endeavors. The exchange is where you can ask your production/harvest/storage/processing questions, g... Read more

Beekeeping for Beginners Workshop

Saturday, March 16, 2019  9 am - Noon,  $40 In this class, you will learn the basic steps on how to start beekeeping. Local beekeeper, Dan O’Leary, of Honey Valley Beekeeping, will tell you how... Read more

Introducing the New Uplands Watershed Group Website

Interested in learning more about the incredible work being done by the members of the Iowa County Uplands Watershed Group? Visit our new website at ww... Read more

Good News, Bad News: 2018 Farm Bill Passage

After what can only be called a contentious process and protracted hiatus, the 2018 Farm Bill passed both houses last week and was sent to the President for signing, which he was expected to do, as of... Read more

GULFS Summer Programming

This Summer, our GULFS Program partnered with the Mellowhood Foundation through a joint grant through the city of Madison to pilot three new lessons with their youth to help them start their own hot p... Read more

Cover crops, CO2 and carbon credits?

Cover crops are grown for several of their benefits, ranging from protecting and enhancing soil to pest suppression. What about using them to sequester atmospheric carbon to counter climate change, wh... Read more

Conservation Planning and Sustainability Consulting Services Available

The Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI) has long been concerned about soil and water conservation and environmental sustainability. In recent years, an increasing number of landowners have ap... Read more

Growing Urban Leaders in Food Systems (GULFS)

OVERVIEW GULFS is a dynamic, interactive, and engaging youth-centered curriculum developing youth leaders in food systems change. Focused in Milwaukee and Madison, we aim for youth t... Read more

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    The Alchemists Documentary Screening

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    11-03-2016
    Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120

    To all who want to heal and consecrate the Earth.

    Following those on their mission who have been called upon to form the earth throughout four continents.

    Filmmaker Frigyes Fogel and Producer Christopher Mann will be at the Institute to answer questions. A discussion led by MFAI Board Member Brian Wickert will follow the screening.

    Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:30 pm.  This showing is now SOLD OUT.

    The premiere screening will be at the North American Biodynamic Association Conference in Santa Fe, NM mid-November 2016.

    Watch MFAI’s website and The Fields Report e-newsletter for notice of future documentary screenings.