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Get down and dirty at our 2019 Soil Crawl

July 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

WHAT: Northern Plains’ Annual Soil Crawl
WHEN: Friday, July 19th | 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
WHERE: Sandy Arrow Ranch | Geraldine, MT

$30 for Adults, $20 for students (includes lunch). $25 for current Northern Plains members.

**Register today! Prices go up on July 15th.**

The 2019 Soil Crawl is here! Get down and dirty with us at the Sandy Arrow Ranch on Friday, July 19. Join Molly Haviland and Joe Barta for a full-day tour and conversation about how they build and use compost on their cutting-edge operation near Geraldine. Bring a container of your favorite soil or compost (max. two  5-gal. buckets) and let the microorganisms do the rest! We will combine your soil or compost with the others’ and refill your original container with the new, microbe-rich soil. You’ll leave with a product that you can use for home brewing, inoculating your compost or gardens, or coating your seeds before planting… the options are endless!

*Please bring plenty of water, a chair, and clothes for any conditions. 

For questions and additional information (including driving directions), contact Maggie at (406) 248-1154 or email maggie@northernplains.org.

Space is limited so reserve your spot ASAP! Click Here to Register TODAY.

Directions to Sandy Arrow Ranch:

From MT 80:
  • Take Square Butte Bench Rd east (located 6 miles south of Geraldine; 1.2 miles north of Square Butte). 
  • There is no official signage for this road — be on the lookout for handmade signs.
  • Follow Square Butte Bench road for 7.8 miles to a dead-end (Robinson Rd).  Go South (right) for 1,500ft and go east (left) on Johnson Drive. 
  • Follow this road across a cattle guard to the Sandy Arrow Ranch where volunteers will guide you to the parking area. 


July 19, 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Maggie Zaback