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Permalink Growing Chestnuts and Other Michigan Nut Crops

August 26, 2017
Traverse City, Michigan

Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology offers a morning class with Bill Nash of Nash Nurseries and Dr. Dennis Fulbright to talk nut crops. This course will feature a good mixture of lecture, hands on work, and sampling interesting nut varieties. It will begin with the history of nut crops in Northern Michigan and go through different types of walnuts, hazelnuts, heart-nuts, butternuts, pecans, hickory nuts and chestnuts.

In: North Central SARE Region


Permalink Finding Your Tribe: Growing Your Food, Your Seeds & Your Team

August 26, 2017
Naples, New York

This NOFA-NY field day visits Fruition Seeds. Learn the basics of integrating seed on your market farm, find out how Fruition builds its team, and enjoy tasting new watermelon varieties

In: Northeast SARE Region


Permalink Permaculture Design for Your Yard, Homestead & Farm

August 26, 2017
Jeffersonville, Vermont

This day-long NOFA-Vermont workshop offers the opportunity to join Keith Morris of Prospect Rock Permaculture for a hands-on exploration of whole-system ecological design. Explore a variety of "new," experimental, and lost, traditional plants; DIY and low-cost infrastructure improvements, and potential "micro-enterprises" for the garden or homestead.

In: Northeast SARE Region


Permalink The Basics of Beekeeping

August 26-27, 2017
Asheville, North Carolina

Join Shane Gebauer of Brushy Mountain Bee Farm and special guests at this Mother Earth News Institute intensive two-day training course. From sourcing bees to extracting honey, you will learn everything you need to know about how to maintain a happy and healthy hive.

In: Southern SARE Region


Permalink Purdue's Beginning Farmer and Rancher Tour: Goat Milk Stuff

August 26, 2017
Scottsburg, Indiana

As part of Purdue's Indiana Beginning Farmers program, Purdue Extension offers tours across the state that offer beginning farmers the opportunity to learn from experts and to network with fellow farmers at a variety of farming operations. Goat Milk Stuff is a dairy goat farm that produces soaps, candies, and cheeses. The tour will include information on agricultural tourism and value-added products.

In: North Central SARE Region



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