Earth Fest: Demonstrations and more

FRIDAY, APRIL 20 Iron Range specialty food demonstrations

Attendance limited to 25.

Messiah Lutheran Church Common Ground community kitchen demonstrations

• 6 – 6:30 p.m. Porketta by Fraboni’s

• 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. Squeaky Cheese by Debra Wiitanen

• 7:15 – 7:45 p.m. Pasties by Susan Drobac-Proctor

• 7:45 – 9 p.m. Potica by Rosemary Grahek

Messiah Lutheran Church sanctuary

• 6:30 – 9 p.m. WDSE/ WRPT Public Television presentation of “Lost Iron Range.” Juli Kellner and Greg Grell will host a question and answer session after the presentation.

SATURDAY, APRIL 21 Northeast Services Cooperative 10 a.m. demonstrations

• Board Room: The Cooperative

Movement on the
Rangeby Pam Brunfelt
• Vermillion 1: Seed
Saving for the Future by
George Pliml
• Vermillion 2: Genealogy
How-to by Christopher
Welter
• Vermillion 3: The Holistic Goal—Meeting personal,
family, and farm needs and
quality of life by Cree Bradley • Pokegama 1: Repurposing Textiles—Loom and
spinning wheel demonstrations by Marcia Anderson
• Pokegama 2: Cut-Up
Quilts by Karen Lamppa/
Going to Pieces Quilters
• Pokegama 3: Ancient
Tradition of Yoga with
Siyanda Elizabeth
• Outside: Phenology
Walk with John Latimer
• Outside: Mt.Iron-Buhl
School Forest Guided Tour
with Henri Parenteau

Northeast Services Cooperative 11 a.m. demonstrations

• Board Room: The Cooperative Movement on the Range by Pam Brunfelt

• Vermillion 1: Backyard Herbs: Food and Medicine by Kim Giermann

• Vermillion 2: Genealogy How-to by Christopher Welter

• Pokegama 1: Repurposing Textiles—Loom and spinning wheel demonstrations by Marcia Anderson

• Pokegama 2: Scrap Quilts by Karen Lamppa/ Going to Pieces Quilters

• Pokegama 3: Ancient Tradition of Yoga with Siyanda Elizabeth

• Outside: Mt.Iron-Buhl School Forest Guided Tour with Henri Parenteau

Northeast Services Cooperative 12 p.m. demonstrations

• Board Room: The ABCs of Disability: Raising Awareness, Eliminating Barriers and Shaping Culture by Gaelynn Lea

• Vermillion 2: Beekeeping by Jack La Mar

• Vermillion 3: Growing Food for Yourself and Others by Jill Hietala/Hibbing Farmers Market

• Pokegama 1: Repurposing

Textiles—Loom and spinning wheel demonstrations by Marcia Anderson

• Pokegama 2: Quilting Bits & Pieces—15-minute demos by Karen Lamppa/ Going to Pieces Quilters

• Outside: Phenology Walk with John Latimer

• Outside: Mt.Iron-Buhl School Forest Guided Tour with Henri Parenteau

SATURDAY, APRIL 21 Keynote speaker and Earth Fest concert

• 1 p.m. Frank Haney/ Sioux Chef, keynote speaker

• 2 p.m. Gaelynn Lea in Concert

Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 8590 Enterprise Dr. S. in Mt. Iron. Northeast Services Cooperative is located at 5525 Emerald Ave. in Mt. Iron.

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