Dag also talked about Kernza, a perennial wheat grass that has been developed that has an extensive root system that can capture carbon and reduce erosion of soil and water. Kernza is edible and Donna Anderson was the recipient of the Kernze wheat package that she can use for baking.
To learn more about sustainable farming and support the scholarship program for agricultural students visit this website; https://www.protectourresources.org/index.html .
The July 26th group walk in Old Frontenac is cancelled due to high temperatures and humidity and poor air quality.
On Wednesday, August 2nd, the WLP group will try again to meet up in Old Frontenac parking on Wells Street off County Rd 2 at 6:30 pm. Due to Hwy 61 road closure, to get to Old Frontenac walkers must use Goodhue County 5 and then Goodhue County 2 into Frontenac continuing past the state park to Wells Street which is just past the County 2 right curve along the river.
The group will walk to the Episcopal Church to look their new outdoor amphitheater.
Watch Facebook, “Walking Lake Pepin”, and the website, walkinglakepepin.com for any changes in next weeks walk due to weather or air quality. Questions contact Patty Svien 345-4383.