HOSTAS AND MICROGREENS
are the two topics for our meeting on March 11th.
6:00pm - social time - meeting at 6:30pm.
Hope to see you at the CVTC Energy Center
Hostas~ John Hager is the very enthusiastic President of the Northern Wisconsin Hosta Society. He has over 1500 varieties of hostas in his collection, an avid collector of the unique varieties and a hybridizer. When he retired 10 years ago, having a background in biology and natural resources John said he really started gardening! John lives in the town of Seymour with his wife, a very beautiful yard full of all his hostas and their companion plants.He loves to talk hostas and educate other gardeners about them.
John will talk about hosta growing, what sports are and what to do with them. He has many beautiful pictures to share.
Microgreens - what are they, how to use them and how to grow them will be presented by Dr. Dan Czelatdko.
Dr. Dan Czelatdko (sa-lot-co) is native Chicagoan who moved to the Chippewa Valley in 1991. He is a doctor of chiropractic and a board certified clinical nutritionist with 28 years of experience.
Along with a passion for nutrition, he enjoys fine foods and cooking. Dr. Dan and his wife, Sue, who is a personal trainer. live on a 25 acre hobby farm. They have four dogs and raise chickens and lavender.
Microgreens has recently become a new passion--originally as a way to get his patients to eat better. He presently supplies 7 restaurants, Just Local Foods and The Coffee Grounds with his microgreen varieties.
Along with teaching Anatomy and Physiology for CVTC, you can find him at any of the many Winter and Summer Farmers Markets educating and selling the benefits of microgreens.
Our short business meeting will follow our speakers. We will be voting on the Bylaws updates, proposed grant requests and an update on the Eau Claire in Bloom Tour.
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