Farm Tour: Highland Spring Farm
Event Dates
  • 10/17/2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Description

Take a tour of Highland Spring Farm Clean Lakes Alliance will be headed outside the city to visit one of our agricultural neighbors. In the return of our popular Farm Tour, we visit Kevin Oppermann's family farm where he implements rotational-grazing techniques, converting cropland to permanent pasture in an effort to sustainably raise his Scottish Highland cattle. Clean Lakes Alliance Farm Tours demonstrate effective conservation practices that, when implemented, help to protect soil and water quality across Dane County. Attendees will gain a better understanding of innovative land management practices. About Highland Spring Farm Highland Spring Farm is a pasture-based farm, located in Oregon. The farm was founded in 2012 and raises grass-fed Scottish Highland beef cattle, and pastured chickens and pigs.

The farm is located southwest of Lake Waubesa, near the Waubesa Wetlands State Natural Area. Event Details Arrive at 9 a.m. for a meet-and-greet. The program will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by a pasture tour at Highland Spring Farm. The tour is anticipated to conclude by noon. Parking is available at Highland Spring Farm. 2586 Lalor Road Oregon, WI 53575 Please carpool to the event, if possible. The tour is FREE to the public. Please register in advance.

FAQs

  • Where do I park? Parking is available at Highland Spring Farm 2586 Lalor Road Oregon, WI 53575 Please carpool to the event, if possible.
  • Where should I wear? Please dress for the outdoors - wear layers. Bring weather appropriate gear, such as rain gear, mud boots, hats, and umbrellas.
  • What if it rains? This event will occur rain or shine.
Location

Highland Spring Farm (2586 Lalor Road, Oregon)

Contact
info@cleanlakesalliance.org

Categories:

Agriculture/Field Day