Growing Your Community Food System “From the Ground Up” Workshops
From the Ground Up! Workshops are intensive, hands-on trainings offering diverse groups the opportunity to learn, plan, develop, operate, and sustain community food projects. Project participants leave the workshop with improved skills that they can take back into their communities and pass on to others. These workshops are for both rural and urban projects. Please be aware no video recordings are allowed.
Participants may choose two of the following workshops to attend during the weekend.
- Living Biological Systems: composting and vermicompost
- Hoop-house construction
- Year round micro-green production & marketing
- Community Project Planning
- Beekeeping (May & June, weather permitting)
- Aquaponics (pre-registration required, see details below)
2016 Two-day Weekend Workshops:
- February 11-12, 2017
- March 11-12, 2017
- April 8-9, 2017
- May 6-7, 2017
- June 17-18, 2017
Cost for the 2-Day Workshop: $400
The workshop price includes continental breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday. Lodging is not included.
Workshop Payment: You may pay for the workshop with cash, check, or credit card. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
3-Day Aquaponic Workshops – (Must Pre-Register Online)
An intensive hands-on workshop focused exclusively on aquaponic and urban aquaculture training. Topics include system design, water chemistry, fish husbandry, and plant selection. These workshops begin on Friday, the day before the standard 2-day workshop and participants will not have an opportunity to participate in the other breakout sessions. Please be aware no video recordings are allowed.
2017 Three-day Aquaponics Workshops :
- February 10-12, 2017
- March 10-12, 2017
- April 7-9, 2017
- May 5-7, 2017
- June 16-18, 2017
Cost for the 3-Day Aquaponic Workshop: $600
The workshop price includes continental breakfast, lunch and dinner on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Lodging is not included.
Aquaponics Workshop Payment: You may pay for the workshop with cash, check, or credit card. Please contact email@example.com for assistance.
CANCELLATION POLICY: No Refunds
You can change your registration date or transfer your registration to another person the weekend of registration. We have a no refund policy.
Lodging (*Please see promotion code below)
5423 N Port Washington Road
Glendale, WI 53217
All Suite Hotel, Fitness Center, Full American Breakfast, Pool & Newly Renovate. Walking distance to restaurants and Bayshore Town Center.
$89.00 Weekday, 10% off weekends, shuttle available upon 48 hour request
Milwaukee Glendale Hampton Avenue
5110 N Port Washington Road
Glendale, WI 53217
$79.00 Weekday and 10% off weekends. No shuttle service. Breakfast, business center, high speed internet are offered at this facility.
Promotion code for lodging:
- Visit LQ.com and enter GROWN in the promotional code box
- Click on link above and use promo code GROWN — http://www.lq.com/en/
navigation/findandbook/ speciality-page.html?cobrand= GROWIN
- Contact our Reservations Line at 800-SLEEPLQ (753-3757) and request the GROWN rate for either Milwaukee Bayshore or Milwaukee Glendale
- Contact the hotel directly and request GROWN discount
Hampton Inn Milwaukee-Northwest
5601 N. Lover’s Lane Rd., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53225-2201, USA TEL: +1-414-466-8881 FAX: +1-414-466-3840
Guests may also use email to make reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preferred workshop rate is $89.
Bed and Breakfast options:
Eva’s Room: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/555782
Hazel’s Room: www.airbnb.com/rooms/555743
Ali’s Room: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/3087467
Each link has the details of each room, along with the address of the house.
Transportation to Milwaukee: