SOLIS-FARM-MISSOURI

Alternative Building & Sustainable Living

FARM TOUR

JUNE 10TH, 2017
11AM - 8PM
IN CONJUNCTION WITH
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WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SOLIS FARM TOUR

Alternative Building and Sustainable Living is a lifestyle.  Our mission is to conduct our farms in a manner that reduce our carbon footprint and use the earth's natural resources.  You will enjoy Live Music, Activities for kids, Food, Vendors, Speakers,  Raffles, and a Bike Challenge.  Pasture raised poultry, pork (Farwig Farm) and organically grown produce and other farm items, will be for sale (please bring a cooler).  Please visit each Farms site for specific farm details.  

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FARM FRESH FOOD

Be sure and visit each farm’s site on items available for purchase… ranging from poultry, pork, and organically grown produce.  Please bring a cooler.  Solis Farm will also have some awesome food vendors on site using farm fresh ingredients to purchase when your belly starts saying “Get in my Belly!”

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ATTENDANCE RAFFLE PRIZES

All farm tour attendees have a chance to win $50 (Cash Prize).  Just pick up a Farm Tour Card at the first Farm visited- get it stamped by all three farms and your name goes into a drawing for a chance to win some extra cash.  Raffle Tickets will also be for sale at Solis Farm for some really awesome prizes, with proceeds going to benefit the local food pantry.  Help us, help those in need.

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ROCK THE BIKE CHALLENGE

Have you ever made peanut butter while riding your bike? For those that have what it takes, we are hosting a Rock the Bike - Pedal Powered Peanut Butter challenge. The cost is $25, and the proceeds will be donated to the Food Pantry

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ALTERNATIVE BUILDINGS

Solis Farm anticipates on having several Alternative Buildings available for touring – Cordwood, Stawbale Garden Drying Cottage, Container House, Energy Efficient Green House, and an Earthbag/Shelter.  Come check out the demonstration of Solar Box Heaters- making your home more comfortable in those cold months and utility bills affordable.  Hope to see you in the country, come to Bourbon!  Make sure and also check out “Silver Seed Farms” in Leasburg, Missouri, they have the oldest strawbale house in Missouri.

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LIVE MUSIC

Enjoy bluegrass with a rock twist from the Woodshine Band. Woodshine is a high energy group and they are sure to get your feet moving!  

Seed Tick Ridge & Friends perform a line-up mix of Bluegrass, Old-Time country Classics with a mix of original tunes. The Seed Tick Ridge trio have been singing and playing music together as a family since 1995.

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KIDS ACTIVITIES

Bring the kids and enjoy a fun filled day in the country, gardening activities, coloring, bounce house and more.

SOLIS FARM TOUR 2017

GUEST SPEAKERS

DAN PAYNE

Alternative Building

Will be speaking about Energy Efficient Greenhouse Design,

Dr. Hwei-Yiing Johnson

Lincoln University

Will be doing a presentation on “Composting and Compost Uses.“

Rex Rohrer

Silver Seed Farms

Will be doing a presentation on “Solar.”

Moneen M. Jones, Ph.D

University of Missouri

Will be speaking on “Insects: Can’t live with ‘em and Can’t live without ‘em.”

Barry Bookout

Time Banking

Will be speaking on “Time Banking”, a reciprocity-based work trading system in which hours are the currency.  With time banking, a person with one skill set can bank and trade hours of work for equal hours of work in another skill set instead of paying or being paid for services.  

JUST FOR KIDS

BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY FOR A MEMORABLE DAY AT THE FARM

Kids Garden Zone -Face Painting- Bounce House-Coloring Veggies of the Garden- Planting Seeds (Flower/Veggie) they will get to take home to watch it grow. Enjoy snow cones, a bounce house, face painting, and the Strike A Pose Photo Booth.

 

WOODSHINE BAND

LIVE MUSIC

SEED TRICK RIDGE

ENTER THE ATTENDANCE RAFFLE + BUY TICKETS FOR EXTENDED RAFFLE

FARM TOUR 2017

 CHANCE TO WIN $50 - When you arrive, please ask for your FARM TOUR CARD. Visit each farm booth and get your card stamped. Then before you leave, drop your card off at the last farm visited.

BUY RAFFLE TICKETS  $1-$5

Farm Attendance Drawing: Winner will be announced on Sunday- June 11, 2017.  Raffle Drawing’s: Winners will be announced at 7:30 pm during farm tour.

ROCK THE BIKE CHALLENGE

PEDDLE POWERED PEANUT BUTTER

Do you have what it takes?

$25 - BENEFITS THE FOOD PANTRY

FARM TOUR VENDORS

SNOW CONES
Tori Summers Kettle Corn
CURLY HAIR PROJECT
Raffle Table/Silent Auction
Kate's Vintage Jewelry
Sue Frances Saunders Baskets

SOLIS FARM

LOCATED JUST WEST OF ST. LOUIS, MO

We facilitate our workshops either at our training center, located in beautiful Bourbon, Mo, or at your onsite location.

3036 STATE HWY JJ, BOURBON, MO 65441  |  GET DIRECTIONS>

FREE ADMISSION - RESERVATIONS REQUESTED

PLEASE BRING NON-PERISHABLE FOOD/ITEM DONATION

Entry is FREE however we are requesting non perishable food/items that can be donated to the local food pantry.

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SOLIS FARM
ENVIRONMENTAL ENERGY CONSULTANTS
636-399-3227

3036 STATE HWY JJ
BOURBON, MO 65441