Menoken Farm Tours & Gardening Scheduled for June 22

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MENOKEN, North Dakota – Menoken Farm will host a garden tour, fields and gardening training sessions this month.

Menoken Farm is the Burleigh County Soil Demonstration Site (SCD) east of Bismarck, North Dakota.

Inside the tall tunnel at Menoken Farm, container gardens follow the farm's soil health principles, including the conservation of live roots.  Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service

Inside the tall tunnel at Menoken Farm, container gardens follow the farm’s soil health principles, including the conservation of live roots. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service

On June 22, two events will take place:

  • Walking Through Life from 2 pm to 4 pm will include a walking tour of Menoken Farm’s gardens and a trailer ride to the fields to learn more about cover crops, soil health, rotary grazing and more. The hosts are Keith Knudson, Jay Fuhrer and Darrell Oswald.
  • Gardening Local Treasures from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm will feature four rotating stations with the following speakers and topics.

Speakers at the Local Horticultural Treasures event will be Keith Knudson on summer horticultural projects at Dakota College in Bottino; Laurie Martin on the production of valuable crops in protected environments; Hannah and Jonathon Moser and seeding seeding for stable yields; and Roberta Thorson on how to match product varieties for your environment and your business.

A complimentary local beef dinner will be served at 19:00.

Attendance at this gardening event is free. However, before June 15, registration is required at https://menoken-farm-garden-tour.eventbrite.com

For more information on the event, visit the Menoken Farm website at https://menokenfarm.com or contact Nolan Swenson at 701-770-5509 or by phone nolan.swenson@nd.nacdnet.net

This 2021 Menoken Farm Garden Tour will be the second in a series of four gardening / food workshops taking place in Burleigh County during 2021. Sponsored by Burleigh County SCD; Moreton County SCD; and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.



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