Vernon Hershberger Trial
Sauk County Courthouse, 515 Oak St, Baraboo, WI 53913
May 20th – May 24th, 8am – 4:30pm
Grow Your Food Freedom!
The Al Ringling Theatre will be the home base during the week of the trial for live streaming of the trial, meals, presentations and film screenings.
Al Ringling Theatre, 136 4th Ave, Baraboo, WI 53913 (across the street from the courthouse)
May 20th – May 24th, M – Th 8am to 10pm, Fr 8am to 3pm.
Cost: All speakers and film screenings are free; however, donations are recommended. Meals, concessions and books will be available to purchase.
“Grow Your Food Freedom” Daily Schedule
Mornings – theatre open for live streaming of trial and/or presentations with public Q&A
Lunches – 12-2pm M – F catered from Chipotle Mexican Grill (fundraiser*)
Afternoons – theatre open for live streaming of trial and/or presentations with public Q&A
Dinners – 4:30-6pm M – Th catered from local farms, caterers (fundraiser*)
Evenings – 5 pm M-Th – Food rights attorney Ajna Sharma-Wilson and national author, blogger David Gumpert recap the day
5:30 -10pm M-Th presentations, debates, public Q&A and film screenings
* Profits from meals will be used as a fundraiser for the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, FairShare CSA Coalition, and the Vernon Hershberger fire fund.
Mark McAfee, California raw milk producer
Michael Badnarik, constitutional scholar
Underground Food Collective
David Gumpert to moderate raw milk legalization vs raw milk criminalization
Vince Hunt, raw milk farmer & member of the Wisconsin Raw Milk Association
Liz Reitzig, co-founder of Farm Food Freedom Coalition
Discussion of private food clubs
Premiere of “Let Them Eat Grass”
Willy Street Co-op
Mark Kastel, founder of the Cornucopia Institute
Deborah Evans, Maine farmer, advocate for food sovereignty ordinances
608 Community Supported Kitchen
Joel Salatin, Virginia farmer, author
David Gumpert, national author, blogger, activist, book release and signing
Eustace Conway, History channel “Mountain Men”
Friday: – Theatre open for live streaming and lunch. After trial, prayers in the park led by Vernon Hershberger’s father
Best Western Baraboo 725 W Pine Street (608) 356-1100
offering special rate of $60 per night, mention Vernon Hershberger trial group
The street parking on the square in Baraboo is 2 hour parking. They will ticket if vehicles violate this time limit. There is all day parking in the Civic Center lot and on many of the city streets away from the square.
Please show the highest level of respect for local residents, businesses and law enforcement.