WLL will host two social media workshops for women involved in agriculture and/or rural businesses. Women can learn how to build or improve their business using social media tools by attending one of two morning workshops on Sept. 12 in Des Moines or Sept. 22 in Waterloo.
Registration begins at 8:30 AM. The interactive workshop will run from 9 AM to noon. A complimentary continental breakfast will be available. Laptops and/or tablets are encouraged but are not necessary for the workshop.
Sept. 12th workshop will be held at Clive City Hall at 1900 N.W. 114th St. Clive, IA 50325.
Sept. 22nd workshop will be held at the Waterloo Center for the Arts at 225 Commercial Street, Waterloo, Iowa 50701.
515-964-1883, x 3
Location: Polk City Miller Park Shelter House
Women who own or manage farmland in Polk and surrounding counties are invited to participate in a free conservation discussion focused on soil health on Thursday, October 16th at the Polk City Miller Park Shelter House, 804 West Taylor, 401 Booth Street, Polk City, IA. The program, sponsored by Women, Food and Agriculture Network and the Big Creek Lake Watershed Project, is called Women Caring for the LandSM.
The meeting will begin with registration and resource sharing at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided, and during an afternoon field tour participants will travel to a nearby farm to watch a demonstration of soil testing. The tests will measure for soil structure and stability and infiltration. Participants will walk a short distance into a field, so please wear or bring appropriate clothing and footwear. The meeting will end with dessert and wrap-up at the meeting room by 3 p.m.