Workshops related to food systems and/or community development.

 

 

In Her Boots: Realize Your Farming Dream
August 4 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Circle M Market Farm | Blanchardville, Wis.

The Wisconsin Soil Sisters, an innovative network of local women who farm, share their seasoned perspectives to answer your questions and help you gather resources for your farm launch. This event is offered in conjunction with the annual Soil Sisters weekend of farm tours, workshops, and culinary events.

Event Date 8/4/2017 10:00 am ET
Event End Date 8/4/2017 3:00 pm ET
Individual Price Free

 

 Half a dozen organic, on-farm field days are scheduled throughout August by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY) to bring farmer-to-farmer expertise. Walk-ins are welcome, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Unless otherwise noted, fees are $15/individual, $25/two or more people from same farm. Details are as follows:

 

Saturday, August 53 - 5:30 pmCelebrating Common Ground: Discovering Weeds, Soil Health, and Diversity at the Incubator Farm. Groundswell Incubator Farm hosts a fascinating cultural exchange of soil and science, weeds, and words at this field day. Learn from Cornell Research Technician Sandra Wayman and Fay Benson, Cornell Cooperative Extension Small Farms Program with their Soil Health Mobile Trailer and incubator farmers. This day provides a unique opportunity for hands-on learning about breaking through cultural and language barriers. This event is produced by NOFA-NYand Groundswell with support from the USDA-Risk Management Agency. Groundswell is located at 100 Rachel Carson Way, Ithaca, NY 14850 (Tompkins County).

Online registration is here: http://bit.ly/2qkSwsJ. For further information, visit 
http://bit.ly/2q9qnto or call (585) 271-1979NOFA-NY’s On-Farm Field Days continue through October.
Event Date 8/5/2017 3:00 pm ET
Event End Date 8/5/2017 5:30 pm ET
Individual Price $15/individual, $25/two or more people from same farm
Half a dozen organic, on-farm field days are scheduled throughout August by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY) to bring farmer-to-farmer expertise. Walk-ins are welcome, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Unless otherwise noted, fees are $15/individual, $25/two or more people from same farm. Details are as follows:
 
 
 
Tuesday, August 81-5 pmFood Safety, Wash Water Sanitizing and Workflow in the Packshed. This half-day Hudson Valley Farm Hub workshop focuses on post-harvest considerations in the wash line and packing house. Regional Vegetable Specialist Robert Hadad, Cornell Vegetable Program will tie food safety practices to the wash-and-pack, covering facility design, product flow, wash techniques and sanitizers, cleaning and more. Farm Hub staff will offer a walk-through of their newly constructed wash and pack facility featuring three separate climate-controlled rooms capable of long-term root crop storage; a brusher-washer and vibrating sorting table; and tubs for hydro-cooling broccoli. This event is produced by NOFA-NY and Cornell Cooperative Extension with support from USDA-NIFA Food Safety Outreach Program. Location is Hudson Valley Farm Hub, 1875 Hurley Mountain Road, Hurley, NY 12443 (Ulster County).
 
 
 
Online registration is here: http://bit.ly/2qkSwsJ. For further information, visit 
http://bit.ly/2q9qnto or call (585) 271-1979NOFA-NY’s On-Farm Field Days continue through October.
Event Date 8/8/2017 1:00 pm ET
Event End Date 8/8/2017 5:00 pm ET
Individual Price $15/individual, $25/two or more people from same farm

Solving Community Food Problems with Federal Funding and Partnerships:

A workshop and networking lunch on building successful collaborations for USDA Community Food Project Grants

Minneapolis, MN; August 9, 2017, 10am - 1pm

Now is the time to start planning for your Fall 2017 application to the Community Food Projects grant program! Join us for this unique opportunity to brainstorm creative, collaborative solutions to the problems facing our own community food system, and to take the first steps towards securing federal funding for that work. We will review the most important factors to consider during this process, and share tips for ensuring successful applications and projects.

Presented by Program Design Consultant Allison Goin, this workshop will take place from 10:00am - 1:00pm at the Birchwood Cafe in Minneapolis. Click here for more details and registration.

Event Date 8/9/2017 10:00 am ET
Event End Date 8/9/2017 1:00 pm ET
Individual Price Free

Location: 

Waltham Fields Community Farm 240 Beaver Street, Waltham, MA 0245

 

Former farm staff and CSA expert Stacey Daley will guide you through several methods of vegetable preservation, answer canning questions and provide ideas for what to do with all those tomatoes! You will take home several delicious preserved types of produce as well as recipes for future vegetable preservation and canning. 

 

More info: 

https://communityfarms.z2systems.com/np/clients/communityfarms/event.jsp?event=15&

 

Register: 

https://communityfarms.z2systems.com/np/clients/communityfarms/eventRegistration.jsp?event=15

 

 

Waltham Fields Community Farm is a 501(c)3 non-profit farm that is dedicated to promoting local agriculture and food access through our farming operations and educational programs, using practices that are socially, ecologically, and economically sustainable. We encourage healthy relationships between people, their food supply, and the land from which it grows. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website.

Event Date 8/12/2017 10:00 am ET
Event End Date 8/12/2017 12:00 pm ET
Individual Price $25.00