Living Well in Our Best Years – Newsletter for Caregivers and Families

This newsletter is a collaborative effort between the Bayfield County offices of the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the North and the UW-Extension. Both departments are committed to providing a broad array of information and resources to older adults, caregivers and family members to assist them in growing and aging with grace, dignity and respect.

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Meadow Gardens –

There’s a lot of buzz about butterfly and pollinator gardens. “Meadow Gardens” workshop at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, March 9th at 6:30 pm.
FREE and open to the public! Sponsored by the Ashland-Bayfield Master Gardener Association.

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Bay Area Farm & Garden Show And Dairy Breakfast

Bay Area Farm and Garden Show AND Dairy Breakfast- Dairy Breakfast: Adults-$8, Children-$4 breakfast includes “Wisconsin Scrambled Omelet”, muffins, donuts, sliced cheese, milk, juice and coffee. Dairy Breakfast served by Bayfield County 4-H, Ashland County 4-H and Ashland FFA. FREE admittance to exhibit area, visit Farm & Garden related businesses, Conservation & Environmental Organizations/Agencies, Country Crafters and Educational Displays.

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2017 Bayfield Fruit Growers Clinic

The clinic will start on Monday afternoon, March 13 with pruning demonstrations for blueberries and high density apples. In the evening we’ll focus on two invasive insect pests and a suite of canker diseases in blueberries.

On Tuesday, March 14, we focus on apples with talks on thinning, nitrogen and calcium, apple scab, and codling moth. We’ll also learn more about table grapes as a possible option for Bayfield fruit growers. Registration & fee are required.

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Farm and Food Business Early-Career Entrepreneur Training Program

Farm & Food Business Brochure Online Registration and Payment Registration deadline: January 6, 2017 Farm and Food Business Early-Career Entrepreneur Training Program Six Session – January 10—February 21, Mostly Tuesdays,5:30 – 8:30 pm Bayfield County EOC & Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center “Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of […]

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Business On Stage

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the Business On Stage program to be held on Tuesday evening, January 24, 2017 at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, just west of Ashland. Things get underway at 6:00 pm with complimentary pizza provided and an opportunity to network with other program attendees. The evening’s presentation begins at 6:30 pm followed by a questions and answers session.
The title of the program is, “Expertise for Starting or Growing Your Business.” The evening will feature a presentation by Andy Donahue, Director Small Business Development Center, UW-Superior, and Ken Pearson, Director Business Development Program Indianhead Community Action Agency.

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