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Green Skills event co-organizer Anna Zalusky prepares fresh tomatoes to be canned. Food preservation will be one of the many classes offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at the high school.

Workshops offer practical ways of going green


When one thinks of raising chickens, producing maple syrup, scythe mowing or worm composting, one generally thinks of one word -- difficult.

A new Green Skills event being held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, hopes to change that perception.

A variety of green classes will be held at the high school, 818 Cemetery Road. Classes will be broken down into four sessions.

Session one, 10-10:50 a.m., will include the following classes:

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Jillian Dexheimer
Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
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