Women's Environmental Institute

15715 River Rd
North Branch MN  55056

Phone: (651) 583-0705

Women's Environmental Institute

The Women's Environmental Institute works towards social and economic change through food, farm, and environmental justice.

The Women’s Environmental Institute at Amador Hill, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is an environmental research, renewal and retreat center designed to create and share knowledge about environmental issues and policies relevant to women, children

social change for food, farm, and environmental justice

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Founded: 2003

Categories: Education, Environmental Conservation




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Events

Making Pickles & Flavored Vinegars

Making Pickles & Flavored Vinegars
09:00 am - 07/21/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Join us for a cross-generational sharing of experiences and expertise in “Putting Up” food --- the science and art of preserving food. Add value to your extra...

Canning Tomatoes, Salsas and Making Kraut

Canning Tomatoes, Salsas and Making Kraut
09:00 am - 08/04/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Join us for a cross-generational sharing of experiences and expertise in “Putting Up” food --- the science and art of preserving food. Add value to your extra...

Aquaponic Water Chemistry

Aquaponic Water Chemistry
01:30 pm - 08/12/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Aquaponics is the art and science for the cultivation of fish and plants together in a constructed, re-circulating closed loop eco-system utilizing natural bacterial...

Overview of Aquaponic Farming

Overview of Aquaponic Farming
01:30 pm - 09/09/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Aquaponics is the art and science for the cultivation of fish and plants together in a constructed, re-circulating closed loop eco-system utilizing natural bacterial...

Minnesota Grown Color, Introduction to Natural Dyes

Minnesota Grown Color, Introduction to Natural Dyes
09:00 am - 09/15/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Join us as we explore the art of growing, harvesting, and dyeing with plants grown here in Minnesota. Locally grown fiber and dye is gaining popularity as a skill,...

Pumpkin Day

Pumpkin Day
10:00 am - 09/22/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

9th Annual Farmer Training - Farm, Eat, Sleep All 4 Seasons

9th Annual Farmer Training - Farm, Eat, Sleep All 4 Seasons
08:00 am - 09/29/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

The weekend workshops will provide participants with hands-on knowledge for building a low-cost hoop house, growing microgreens, growing mushrooms in-doors, herbalism...

Garlic Planting Day - A Weekend Work Party at Amador Hill Farm

Garlic Planting Day - A Weekend Work Party at Amador Hill Farm
10:00 am - 10/27/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

A work day at the farm — planting garlic for the 2019 season. It all begins in the fall. We will take one step forward in this five-day process of field preparations,...

HERB 102: Intermediate Herbalism and Environmental Health

HERB 102: Intermediate Herbalism and Environmental Health
09:30 am - 11/03/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Take the next nourishing step in naturopathic principles, environmental health and herbalism in this Level Two, Intermediate foundational course. Natural and botanical...

Death, Dying and Green Burials

Death, Dying and Green Burials
10:00 am - 11/17/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

In this workshop we will collaboratively examine the growing trend of reclaiming the naturalness of our death processes including embracing the dying journey, home...

Knitting for Beginners

Knitting for Beginners
09:00 am - 12/01/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Anyone can learn how to knit! Techniques for beginner and beyond will be covered: choosing appropriate yarn and needles, making a gauge, casting on, casting off,...

Winter Solstice at WEI

Winter Solstice at WEI
04:30 pm - 12/21/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Winter Solstice at WEI: Journeying into Darkness for Its Gifts of Release & Renewal An intimate soul-searching night of Awakening. During the longest night of the...

Past Events

Pizza on the Orchard

Pizza on the Orchard
05:00 pm - 07/11/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

We invite you to enjoy your pizza (with friends and family) as you look out over the orchard and surrounding farm fields. Takeout option is available if should want...

FUN HERBS for KIDS - Plantain Series

FUN HERBS for KIDS - Plantain Series
02:00 pm - 07/11/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Learn all about plantain in this class designed for kids ages 6-12 with Marissa Harder-Chapman. Parents are welcome to participate as well, and should plan to stay...

Aquaponic Marketing

Aquaponic Marketing
01:30 pm - 07/08/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Aquaponics is the art and science for the cultivation of fish and plants together in a constructed, re-circulating closed loop eco-system utilizing natural bacterial...

Making Jams & Jellies

Making Jams & Jellies
09:00 am - 06/30/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Join us for a cross-generational sharing of experiences and expertise in “Putting Up” food --- the science and art of preserving food. Add value to your extra...

Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side
01:00 pm - 06/09/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Meander from field to forest along what Gigi's calls the 'wild medicine trail' at the Amador Hill Farm. Learn to identify 20-30 plants as she features interesting...

Food Matters

Food Matters
11:00 am - 06/02/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

A unique writing course on the topic of food politics. Readings will come from Food Matters, a reader including essays and writings by prominent writers in the food...

Herbs for Wise Women’s Health and Wellness

Herbs for Wise Women’s Health and Wellness
12:00 pm - 05/13/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Treat your mother, sister, aunt or best friends to this lively, inspiring workshop about top herbs for women's health this Mother's Day! Herbs from Motherwort...

Plant vs. Fish, Soil vs. Soil Less

Plant vs. Fish, Soil vs. Soil Less
01:30 pm - 05/06/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Aquaponics is the art and science for the cultivation of fish and plants together in a constructed, re-circulating closed loop eco-system utilizing natural bacterial...

Apple Tree Planting - A Weekend Work Party at Amador Hill Farm

Apple Tree Planting - A Weekend Work Party at Amador Hill Farm
10:00 am - 04/28/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Join us for WEI’s annual apple tree planting day at our Amador Hill farm! Learn how to plant apple trees and meet the new seedlings: Honeycrisp, Liberty, Freedom,...

Food Preservation 101

Food Preservation 101
09:00 am - 04/28/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Join us for a cross-generational gathering of sharing experiences and expertise in “Putting Up” food — the science and art of preserving food. Add value to...

Beginner Level 1: Herbalism & Environmental Health

Beginner Level 1: Herbalism & Environmental Health
09:30 pm - 04/21/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Students will learn to apply Herbalism to real life scenarios from basic health ailments to everyday environmental toxins. Examine diverse philosophies and practices...

Red Ball Party - A Weekend Work Party at Amador Hill Farm

Red Ball Party - A Weekend Work Party at Amador Hill Farm
10:00 am - 04/15/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

A free community event at WEI! HELP GET READY FOR 2018 apple maggots. LEARN MORE about Organically Certified Apple Orcharding and enjoy a good meal. Join us in...

Women and Tractors

Women and Tractors
12:30 pm - 04/14/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Tired of asking for help! This class is for women who love tractors or who might like to own a tractor or who want to use a tractor to complete a field or garden...

Aquaponic fish husbandry and plant care

Aquaponic fish husbandry and plant care
01:30 pm - 04/08/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

Aquaponics is the art and science for the cultivation of fish and plants together in a constructed, re-circulating closed loop eco-system utilizing natural bacterial...

Hooking w/ Old T-Shirts

Hooking w/ Old T-Shirts
09:00 am - 04/07/2018

At Women's Environmental Institute

This class is based on a repurpose/reuse/recycle philosophy. Students will have a choice of three different projects. They could work on a glasses case, a cell-phone...

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