Editor’s Mailbag

Life Living Series continues with Toni Schutta

NEW ULM — The 2018 Life Living Speaker Series continues Monday, January 22 at 7 p.m. with Toni Schutta, who will present “How to Raise a Kind-Hearted Child in a Selfie Culture.” Schutta is a parenting coach, parenting speaker, and licensed psychologist based in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Her parenting programs have been featured in Parents, Woman’s World, and MN Parent, as well as on national newscasts.

The 2018 Life Living Speaker Series, “The Challenge of Children,” is sponsored by New Ulm Public Library, United Way of the Brown County Area, New Ulm Medical Center, New Ulm Area Community Education, and New Ulm Park and Recreation. The series concludes on Monday, January 29 at 7 p.m. with author and 2014 Minnesota Teacher of the Year Tom Rademacher.

All programs will be presented at New Ulm Community Center, 600 N German. Seating is first come, first served. These programs are made possible in part by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative with funding from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Contact the library at 507-359-8334 with questions.

Winter Greenhouse program at Library

NEW ULM — Brooke Knisley of Alternative Roots Farm will present “Growing Greens in a Winter Greenhouse” on Tuesday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. Alternative Roots Farm is a certified organic family farm and orchard offering diversified produce through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Shares, Apple Shares, farmers’ markets and direct sales. Knisley is passionate about bringing fresh, nutritious, quality produce to the local community, as well as growing nutritious food in a way that is in harmony with nature and conservation-minded. This program, which is free and open to the public, continues a series of classes that focus on health and diet, which are co-sponsored by New Ulm Community Market and Co-op, New Ulm Medical Center, and New Ulm Public Library. Call 507-359-8334 for more information.