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20 02, 2020

Pick TN Conference

By |2020-02-10T18:24:21+00:00February 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Pick TN Conference

From the organizers: The Pick TN Conference will be held in Franklin, TN on February 20-22, 2020. Classes will include new market manager training, food safety, rules and regulations at farmers markets, growing specialty crops for farmers markets, how to be a successful vendor and more! Other topics: Vegetable production, agritourism, marketing, beekeeping, organic production, [...]

2 05, 2019

Team Agriculture Georgia Workshop

By |2019-04-22T18:03:23+00:00May 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: Team Agriculture Georgia is excited to announce its first workshop of 2019. With support from the USDA Risk Management Agency, TAG will host a free full-day workshop for new, beginning, and limited-resource farmers. Farmers of all experience levels and product types are welcome. Topics will include — Food Safety Modernization Act Organic [...]

16 01, 2019

Farm Dreams Day-Long Workshop

By |2019-01-11T17:10:47+00:00January 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Farm Dreams Day-Long Workshop

From the organizers: If you’re in the exploratory stages of starting your own farm, this entry-level workshop is designed just for you. You will receive practical, common-sense information on sustainable farming and how to move forward. - Learn about sustainable farming careers in Western North Carolina. - Discover and assess your resources, skills and farming [...]

10 10, 2018

2018 Organic Oklahoma Conference

By |2018-09-10T22:06:01+00:00October 10th, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: New and experienced growers and gardeners who want to learn more about organic and sustainable production practices are invited to attend the 2018 Organic Oklahoma Conference Oct. 10-11 in Oklahoma City. This annual fall workshop, which will be held at the Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Student Center. Is proof of the strong [...]

21 04, 2018

Earth Day Mobile Bay

By |2018-02-19T18:18:36+00:00April 21st, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: " Earth Day Mobile Bay, Inc., invites you to be a vital part of our celebration honoring the Earth and our beautiful Mobile Bay. Earth Day Mobile Bay is again expected to attract over 6,000 participants from communities throughout Baldwin and Mobile Counties and the northern Gulf Coast area. Earth Day Mobile [...]

3 04, 2018

SARE’s Our Farms, Our Future Conference: Crafting a Vision for Sustainable Agriculture

By |2018-01-17T22:50:15+00:00April 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizer: "What’s your vision for the future of sustainable agriculture? Join our nation’s leading farmers, ranchers, researchers and educators in St. Louis on April 3-5, 2018 to explore a wide range of innovative, sustainable solutions to agriculture’s most pressing dilemmas. The Our Farms, Our Future Conference will address major food sustainability trends with [...]

17 09, 2017

Florida Organic Food & Farming Summit

By |2017-08-24T21:29:10+00:00September 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida Organic Food & Farming Summit

Hosted by Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers’ (FOG): The Summit kicks off on Sunday September 17 with organic food and farm tours and on-farm workshops in and around Gainesville. Following the farm tours, FOG will be hosting a mixer at the opening of the trade show from 6 to 8 pm at the Hilton [...]

23 04, 2016

“Conversations with an Agrarian Elder” with Jim Gerritsen

By |2016-04-06T19:24:32+00:00April 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on “Conversations with an Agrarian Elder” with Jim Gerritsen

Jim and Megan Gerritsen have owned and run Wood Prairie Family Farm in northern Maine for 40 years. Wood Prairie Family Farm, certified organic since the early 1980s, produces Maine Certified Seed Potatoes, seed crops, vegetables and grain. In addition to farming, Jim has been active in the organic community for four decades, serving as President [...]

16 04, 2016

EAT South Spring Workshops – Compost

By |2016-02-17T20:35:00+00:00April 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Hosted by EAT South: Join us for EAT South's 2016 Organic Spring Workshop Series at the Downtown Farm.  Participants should be prepared to be outside: water, clothes that can get dirty, and sunscreen are essentials.  Find out more at [email protected], or on their website. March 2, 9-12pm, Organic Gardening 101, recommended donation $20. April 16, 9-11am, [...]

17 03, 2016

Natural Resources and Biodiversity Conservation in Organic Production (webinar)

By |2016-02-27T17:02:22+00:00March 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Natural Resources and Biodiversity Conservation in Organic Production (webinar)

Hosted by: National Resource Conservation Service USDA organic regulations broadly require operations to “maintain or improve the natural resources of the operation, including soil and water quality.” Given the wide scope of this language, the USDA National Organic Program has released new guidance concerning Natural Resources and Biodiversity Conservation. The guidance provides examples of practices [...]

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