Tractor 101 and More Workshops in Connecticut

Tractor 101* Sunday, April 27, 2014 The Community Farm of Simsbury/ Gifts of Love Simsbury, Connecticut 1pm-3pm $20 CT NOFA Member, $30 Public

This workshop will focus on developing, implementing and improving systems for mechanical tractor cultivation on your small farm as well as basic tractor maintenance and equipment purchasing. It includes specific examples of various cultivation equipment and techniques used on Provider Farm. Max Taylor and his wife Kerry own and operate Provider Farm, a 15 acre mixed vegetable farm in Salem CT. Prior to startingProvider Farm in 2012, Max worked on various organic farms in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. For more information and online registration click HERE or visit Upcoming CT NOFA Workshops: Crop and Gardening Planning Saturday, May 10, 2014 Massaro Community Farm, Woodbridge, CT 10:30am Raising Chickens on a Diversified Farm Saturday, June 14, 2014, 1pm-3pm Millstone Farm Wilton, CT Soil Biology Wednesday, June 18, 2014 The Community Farm of Simsbury Simsbury, CT Time TBD *This Program is a cooperative effort of CT NOFA, The Community Farm of Simsbury, the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System, the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, and the Risk Management Agency/USDA.This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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