Feb. 9: Presentation by Award-Winning Organic Farmer Carmen Fernholz

February 07, 2023 | Lecture

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota regenerative farming pioneer Carmen Fernholz will share insights about his decades of experience with organic farming, Kernza production and prairie restoration on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Ostrander Auditorium, located in the University’s Centennial Student Union.

The event is free and open to the public.

Fernholz is a 2022 winner of the Organic Pioneer Award from the Rodale Institute, a non-profit organization that supports research into organic farming that is headquartered in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

According to information provided by Minnesota State Mankato’s Water Resources Center, Fernholz, from Madison, Minnesota, was an early advocate for organic farming in Minnesota.

For more information, please contact Kimberly Musser, associate director of the Water Resources Center, by email at kimberly.musser@mnsu.edu, by phone at 507-389-5492, or visit https://www.livingearthcentermn.org/news-events/overview.html.

Fernholz’s presentation was made possible by a collaborative effort among Minnesota State Mankato’s Water Resources Center, The Prairie Enthusiasts and the Living Earth Center.

Minnesota State Mankato’s Water Resources Center is part of the University’s College of Science, Engineering & Technology.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,482 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 26 colleges and seven universities.

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