September 21, 2013 - 10:00am

Get more info on the farms below and download the map here! - http://www.driftlessfarmcrawl.blogspot.com/p/farm-crawl.html

The below farms will open their doors to the public on Saturday, September 21st from 1:00pm-5:00pm.  You will have the chance to meet the growers, tour the farm, and even taste or purchase their goods!

PARTICIPATING FARMS

O'CONNELL ORGANIC ACRES

O'Connell Organic Acres is a certified organic farm located near the small rural town of Bankston in Dubuque County. We specialize in raising grass-fed cattle and crops such as barley, corn, hay, and soybeans.

TOUR TIMES:  1:30pm and 3:30pm
ADDRESS:  20595 Asbury Road, Durango, Iowa

TREE OF LIFE CSA

Is a certified organic farm. We grow and distribute fresh organic produce. You can sign up to get a weekly box of fruits and vegetables here. Tree of Life CSA can also be found at area farmers markets.

ADDRESS: 232 Kirkwood Rd, Cuba City, WI 53807
TOUR TIMES: 4:00pm

LANGE FARM MEATS

Lange Farms specializes in organic farming techniques. Certified through Oregon Tilth, Lange Farm Meats provides top quality organic beef, pork, and poultry.

ADDRESS:  1214 S. W. Road Platteville, WI 53818
TOUR TIMES:  2:00pm and 4:00pm

NEW HOPE FARM

New Hope Farm is an intentional Christian community who live and share their resources with one another and those in need.  They grow organic vegetables and tend 30 acres of pasture, cows, chickens, sheep, orchards, and bees.  They strive to be sustainable in our practices, minimizing their use of non-renewable resources.  


ADDRESS: 6697 Mitchell Mill Road, LaMotte, Iowa  52054
TOUR TIMES:  1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm
 
RESCUE MISSION GARDEN

Rescue Mission residents help plant and grow rows and rows of fresh vegetables.  They pick the vegetables and serve them with meals inside the shelter each day.  Next month directors plan to build a green house in the garden and they'll partner with downtown schools and non-profits to teach children about fresh produce.

ADDRESS: 4th street and Iowa Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
TOUR TIMES: 1:00pm and 2:00pm

 

September 7, 2013 - 9:30am

See the full schedule for Dairy Days Events  - http://www.plattevilledairydays.com/

Theme this year is Going GREEN in 2013 - and we don't mean John Deere Green, we mean Environmentally Green. Watch for recycling and composting at this years Dairy Days Midway and Food Court.

September 2, 2013 - 9:00am

We are open Saturday, Aug. 31st until 5pm and then we will re-open on Tuesday, Sept. 3rd at 9am.

August 28, 2013 - 4:00pm
ANNUAL SENIOR FAMILY PICNIC - Watch for Robin educating about composting of the biodegradable dinnerware that is being used for the picnic.

Platteville community senior service providers and volunteers have teamed up to host the 2nd Annual Senior Family Picnic to take place on August 28th at the United Methodist Church, 1065 Lancaster Street, Platteville. The event, planned for 4 pm to 8 pm, is a family-oriented picnic to celebrate our community’s senior citizens (those 60 years and older.) The whole family is invited to attend in recognition of the life experiences of our community’s older citizens.

An old-fashioned picnic lunch, provided by Country Kitchen, featuring traditional picnic fare, will be served from 4:30-6:30 or until the food is gone. Dairy Queen will provide Dilly Bars to cap off the meal. There is no charge for seniors 60 and older. Donations from family members who will be attending are greatly appreciated.  Activities are planned for all ages, including  BINGO, bean bag toss, the bounce house, and childhood games. There will also be door prizes and live musical entertainment by Tom Bedtka.

August 24, 2013 - 9:00am

Join us from 9am - Noon on Saturday, August 24th in hosting Don and Deb from Hawkwind LLC at the Driftless Market for a sampling of their wonderful Relish and HOT Mustards. Great on summer brats and burgers. Click for a copy of the poster!

http://www.hawkwindllc.com/descriptions-flavors-and-recipes/

July 15, 2013 - 3:00pm

Book a 20 minute reflexology session with Bonnie Ewton of Harmony House Reflexology!

Suggested Donation of $15 will go towards the Food Pantry  & Senior Nutrition  Voucher Program.

Mon, July 15th from 3pm-6pm

· Sign up in advance, or drop in and check sign up sheet for openings.

· This is your opportunity to get more information about how reflexology can   impact your health.

· What a GREAT way to start the week!

Click for POSTER!

June 29, 2013 - 9:00am

Join us Saturday, June 29th at the Driftless Market for Grillin' with Sysco Joe

Summer fruits and veggies on the grill!

  • Grilled Melons & Pineapple, Banana Boats
  • Golden Beets with Goat Cheese
  • Grilled Vegetable Medley!

Well-known Sysco Rep and Grillin’Chef, Joe Burdick will share tips and techniques at Driftless Market

Click for Poster!

 

June 19, 2013 - 6:00pm

Join us as we discuss upcoming plans and projects! We will be meeting at the Driftless Market - 95 W Main Street, Platteville

June 15, 2013 - 10:00am

Meet me at Driftless.

Driftless Market 5 Year Anniversary Open HOuse

Saturday, June 15 from 10am - 2pm

Open house will feature three local food vendors and 5 year anniversary meal deal for lunch. Click for poster!

Hope you can stop by and join us!

5 Year Meal Deal:

$5 for Organic Lange Farm
Brat on Cottage Baker Bun,
Chips, and Drink!

Local Vendors Participating:

Lange Fa rm Meats
Rich Lange will be grilling
brats throughout the event.
www.langefarmmeats.com
Platteville, WI

Fizzeology
Faith Anaker will be sampling
her fermented creations!
www.facebook.com/
fizzeology.foods/
Viroqua, WI

Organic Valley
Joe Klein will be sharing
Organic Valley Dairy samples.
www.organicvalley.coop
La Farge, WI

June 13, 2013 - 11:00am

Join us in welcoming Massage Therapist Becky Ambrosy , owner of Platteville Massage Therapy, LLC, for Free Chair Massages.

Thursday, June 13th from from 11am - 6pm

Friday, June 14th from 2:40pm - 6pm

Suggested Tip - $15.00

Click for poster!

Sign up for a time slot or drop in! For more information on Platteville Massage Therapy go to www.plattevillemassage.com, or facebook.com/plattevillemassage

To sign up for a time slot call 608-348-2696 or sign up when you are in the store.

For appointments with Becky call - 608-778-1856 or email her at becky@plattevillemassage.com

 

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