Agroforestry: Apple Tree Grafting with Dan Bussey

March 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Agroforestry: Apple Tree Grafting with Dan Bussey

Apple Historian Dan Bussey is widely known for his expertise as the author of The Illustrated History of Apples In the US and Canada and his previous work as Orchard Manager for Seed Savers Exchange. Dan has been dedicated to the preservation and management of heirloom species, and has brought many of them back from the brink of extinction. Although his work chronicles 16,350 apple varietal listings, he will be working with us to share the diversity of apples at the Riveredge Farm.

Participants will learn how to graft 3 species of apples, currently growing at our permaculture Farm, onto M-2 semi-dwarf root stock. Registered participants get to take home 3 grafted apple trees in 7-gallon felt pots.

Ages 18+

Members: $100 | Non-members: $110

Pre-registration required by March 21 at 11:55 pm

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If you need to check your membership status , please reach out to our Membership Manager, Renee Buchholz at rbuchholz@riveredge.us or call the Riveredge office at 262-375-2715.

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March 23 @ 12:00 pm 4:00 pm

Agroforestry Field Day

May 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Agroforestry Field Day

Riveredge welcomes anyone interested in planting native species for landscaping, wildlife restoration or agriculture at Agroforestry Field Day!

This year’s Field Day will focus on the care and maintenance of native crops grown at the Sandhill Lake silvopasture project (hazelnut, elderberry, heritage apples and prairie). As these species are grown in residential, agricultural and natural systems, there is relevant information for land owners, managers, municipalities, farmers, students, and anyone interested in landscape diversity.

Increase your success by better understanding the care and management truly needed to yield good planting establishment for native fruits, nuts and prairie.

Enjoy light refreshments at check-in and catered lunch through Cedarburg’s Out & Out!

Ages 18+

Members: $55 | Non-members: $65 | Student: $30 | Farmer: $30

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May 19 @ 11:00 am 5:00 pm

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
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Restoration Field Day: Agroforestry

Rescheduled for October 16

Restoration Field Day: Agroforestry

This program has been resceduled for October 16

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The 2023 Restoration Field Day is a series of field demonstrations and workshops on agroforestry and ecological restoration. Participants will tour Riveredge agroforestry operations and speak to regional experts on topics ranging from native crop production to wildlife management. The Restoration Field Day is a gathering for ecological practitioners, vendors, property owners, naturalists, and students of all ages. This full-day workshop will make ecological management accessible to everyone.

Ages 18+

Members: $55 | Non-members: $65

Enrolled College Students: $30

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August 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am 2:30 pm

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
Saukville, WI United States
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Everything You Need to Know About Planting a Tree

April 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Earth Day Tree Planting Workshop Everything You Need to Know About Planting a Tree

Come learn everything you need to know about planting a tree! From small sized root stock to large potted established trees, we’ll go over everything you need to consider to set you and your tree up for success. Come with your questions and your goals. We’ll cover: site location, site prep, how to plant, what kind of tree to plant, how to take care of your tree and more.

Ages 12+

FREE! Space is limited, please pre-register by April 22 at 8:00 am

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April 22, 2023 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
Saukville, WI United States
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(262) 375-2715

Agroforestry: Pruning Field Workshop

March 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Agroforestry: Pruning Field Workshop

This pruning workshop is entirely outside and designed to elevate tree and shrub care for both professionals, and beginners. An emphasis will be given on old apple trees this time of year as we will be actively pruning an old forgotten orchard. You will be introduced to the basics of plant biology and structure, responses to the basic types of pruning cuts, pruning standards, timing, how to successfully restore previously mal-pruned trees, common mistakes, disease issues, proper tools and safety procedures to use. This is a workshop where you will actively improve and practice your pruning skills.

Ages 18+

Members: $55 | Non-members: $65

Pre-registration required by March 20 at 11:59 pm

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March 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Agroforestry: Apple Tree Grafting with Dan Bussey

March 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Agroforestry: Apple Tree Grafting with Dan Bussey

Apple Historian Dan Bussey is widely known for his expertise as the author of The Illustrated History of Apples In the US and Canada and his previous work as Orchard Manager for Seed Savers Exchange. Dan has been dedicated to the preservation and management of heirloom species, and has brought many of them back from the brink of extinction. Although his work chronicles 16,350 apple varietal listings, he will be working with us to share the diversity of apples at the Riveredge Farm.

Participants will learn how to graft 3 species of apples, currently growing at our permaculture Farm, onto M-2 semi-dwarf root stock. Registered participants get to take home and plant their 3 grafted apple trees.

Ages 16+

Members: $100 | Non-members: $115

Pre-registration required by March 24 at 11:59 pm

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March 25, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 4:00 pm

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