Water quality issues on tap at Seymour farm event

Sep 30, 2019

GREEN BAY – Elected officials will hear from farmers, activists, environmental organizations, and families affected by water pollution across northeast Wisconsin at Full Circle Farm’s, Farming and Clean Water Fall Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The day will raise awareness about water quality issues, how sustainable agriculture is integral to protecting drinking water, and give families an opportunity to share their stories directly with decision makers.

Sponsors of the event include Wisconsin Conservation Voters, Wisconsin Farmer’s Union, Clean Water Action Council, Organic Valley, New Leaf Foods, and Tenet Restaurant.

“Our farm has been in the Adamski family for about 120 years,” said Val Dantoin, owner of Full Circle Community Farms. “We invite people to take part in a guided tour of our modern, new generation farm, to see in-person how our practices help protect the quality of drinking water.”

Attendees will have the chance to see managed grazing practices, listen to speakers, and enjoy organic food provided by Tenet.

What: Farming and Clean Water Fall Celebration hosted by Full Circle Community Farm, Wisconsin Conservation Voters, Clean Water Action Council, and Wisconsin Farmer’s Union,

Where: Full Circle Community Farm, W2407 Hofa Park Rd. in Seymour

When: Sunday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Visuals: The beautiful Full Circle Community Farm, attendees enjoying the day and activities, speakers, activists, and elected officials.

Interview opportunities: Jennifer Giegerich, Government Affairs Director, Wisconsin Conservation Voters; Val Dantoin, owner, Full Circle Community Farm, Andrew Adamski, owner, Full Circle Community Farm, Lynda Cochart, Kewaunee County resident affected by manure contamination

For more information

Contact Ryan Billingham, communications director, 608-208-1129 or ryan@conservationvoters.org