On-Farm Solar & Wind Energy

  • Kerkhoven and Maynard, Minn.
  • RSVP to 320-367-2061; 320-367-2767

Pastures A Plenty and the Boike farm are hosting a field day featuring their solar and wind installations on Saturday, July 15. The event will begin at Pastures A Plenty at 1 p.m., and then move on to the Boike farm to view the wind installation at about 3 p.m. There will be a short presentation by Solar Farm, the contractor for the solar installation, as well as availability of the Citizens Utility Board to offer energy bill consultations. E-mail Michelle at michelle@mfu.org or telephone her at 651-288-4096 to set up a time for meeting with them.

Participating organizations include: Land Stewardship Project, Minnesota Farmers Union, Clean Up the River Environment, Sustainable Farming Association and the Practical Farmers of Iowa.

Pastures A Plenty is located at 4077 and 4075 110th Ave. NE, Kerkhoven MN. This is 8.75 miles north of Clara City on Chippewa Co. #2 or 14 miles west of Willmar on highway 40 and then 1.3 miles south on Chippewa #2. Phone: 320-367-2061.

The Boike farm is located at 2050 40th Ave. SE, Maynard, MN. This is two miles west of Gluek. Phone: 320-367-2767.