The 9th Annual Elkhart River Restoration Association (ERRA) Rain Barrel Auction will be held at 6:30pm on Friday, June 2nd 2017 at Goshen’s First Friday Celebration. The auction will take place on the Main Stage of the Courthouse Lawn. Auction benefits the artists and ERRA. To learn more about ERRA visit their website at: elkhartriverrestorationassociation.org
Dave Brandt, the keynote speaker from our Make Your Soil Great Again Meeting, recently held a field day on his farm in Ohio. The Ohio No-Till Council has made video from this field day available. To watch Dave Brandt and others speak, click on the link below:
Here is a list of websites to visit as you are researching information related to your project:
What is soil? Click here to find out
Do you have a clue where your food comes from? Get a clue here
The Challenge of Feeding Our World: Play the Game
The Story of the Soil: Videos Available
Amount of Each Food Group You Need Daily: Interactive Site
State Ag Facts: Info Here
My First Garden: Plan It!
All About Soil: Learn About It Here
Gardening For Nutrition: Choose Healthy
Healthy Soil For Life: USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
Soils for School: Click here
Elkhart County SWCD Prizes:
We will award ribbons to the top three posters entered by any classroom.
Grand Prizes of $25 gift cards will be awarded to each of the five grade categories. These posters will then be entered into the state contest.
Second place prize is $15 per age category
Third place prize is $10 per age category
Here is a printable version of the Tree Sale Order Form: 2017-tree-sale-order-form
For the species list in color click here: 2017-tree-sale-species-list or see this post.