Organic farmers scheduled to speak

Published 9:39 am Monday, August 12, 2013

Stephanie and Sean Passingham of Silver Bee Farm are the scheduled speakers for the Dorothy Godtland Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Albert Lea Art Center. The Passinghams will present on organic farming. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Stephanie, Sean and Kathyrn Passingham live on Silver Bee Farm near Conger. Certified as organic farmers since 2008, they raise vegetables, herbs, fruit, flowers, poultry and livestock.

The Dorothy Godtland Lecture series is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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The art center is located at 224 S. Broadway in Albert Lea. It is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Art shop and gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The art center can be reached at 373-5665.