Dedication of the Farley Center for Peace, Justice and Sustainability - Verona

Event Dates: 
08/16/13 - 08/18/13

The Farley Center for Peace, Justice & Sustainability is celebrating its official dedication with a weekend of events August 16-18.  A keynote address 'Peace, Justice & Sustainability: the foundations for a new economy' by Josh Farley, ecological economist, will start things off on Friday, a conference 'Ecological Justice: Creating legacies and honoring the earth' on Saturday, 'Feast from the Fields' fundraising supper Saturday evening, a Dedication ceremony on Sunday morning honoring Dr. Linda Farley, Midge Miller, Clarence Kailin, Nan Cheney, Walter Bresette, Francis Hole and others who have worked to make this a more peaceful and just world, ending with an open house and tours featuring the farm incubator, building a hoop house, the Natural Path Sanctuary and art installations by local artists.

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So much has happened over the past 3 years since the Farley Center was created, thanks to the generosity of the Farley family and the work of many others.  This month the fourteenth burial happened at our green cemetery, the Natural Path Sanctuary.  This summer there are nine farm businesses growing organically at the Farm Incubator, about 100 CSA member families eating the farmers' fresh produce, and the Spring Rose Growers Cooperative has helped the first immigrant farmers in Wisconsin to achieve organic certification.
If you have been part of making the Farley Center grow to where we are today, thank you so much.  If you are just learning about us, please come out August 17 or 18 to learn more.


Endorsed by the Physicians for a National Health Plan -


Janet Parker

Farm Incubator Facilitator & Gaining Ground Project Director

Farley Center for Peace, Justice and Sustainability

2299 Spring Rose Road

Verona, WI 53593
cell: 608-228-9096

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