The Winter Warmer

Join us for an afternoon of hiking, show shoeing, or cross country skiing! Trek along the mile+ long trail through the prairie and take in the beautiful scenery. Need a warmup after your adventure? Enjoy some hot cider with an outdoor fire! The event will start at 2pm and go on until dark. This eventContinue reading “The Winter Warmer”

Miles for Monarchs at Prairie Oaks October 6th!

Prairie Oaks is excited to partner with the Monarch Joint Venture to host a Miles for Monarchs family fun walk event. We hope that you’ll join us for a fun Sunday afternoon (October 6th) from 2-4. Following the amazing migration journey monarchs make from Minnesota to Mexico, you’ll learn all about monarchs and get toContinue reading “Miles for Monarchs at Prairie Oaks October 6th!”

Our friends write…

Here at Prairie Oaks we are all about creating spaces for community, connection and reflection. We often stand in awe of the creative and life-affirming work of those who share their gifts with POI and the world. In these fractured and challenging times, we need that more than ever.  Nature’s Depth is a blog writtenContinue reading “Our friends write…”

Children’s Day Camp at Prairie Oaks on July 22!

It’s not too late to sign up for Time on the Land a children’s camp sponsored by the Minnesota Farmers Union and Prairie Oaks Institute on Friday, July 22nd. Learn about bees and bird song, then get the kinks out with some outdoor yoga! After a light lunch we’ll head out on the hay wagon toContinue reading “Children’s Day Camp at Prairie Oaks on July 22!”

Courage to Teach Retreat June 26-28!

“Breathe, trust, and hold the space open for the U N I M A G I N A B L E to flow into your experience.” Happiness Project. What in your life… is flourishing and in full bloom? needs tending or extra care? needs to be weeded or cut back to make room and spaceContinue reading “Courage to Teach Retreat June 26-28!”

Wintering Through: Exploring Your Life’s Calling in the New Year

The rigors of winter are accompanied by amazing gifts…. Times of dormancy and deep rest are essential to all living things. Winter clears the landscape…giving us a chance to see ourselves and each other more clearly, to see the very ground of our being. ~ Parker J. Palmer One of the gifts of winter inContinue reading “Wintering Through: Exploring Your Life’s Calling in the New Year”