Upcoming Events for Young Farmers and Others – Summer 2015
Webinar—August 6—CCOF Greenhouse Certification Webinar
1-3 p.m. PDT More information and registration here.
The webinar will cover both the organic certification process for greenhouses, as well as some of the basics of organic greenhouse production (potting mix selection, pest control, etc.).
Raynham, MA—August 9—Young Farmer Night
At Freedom Food Farm. More info on this event and the Young Farmer Network’s season of events at youngfarmernetwork.org.
Exeter, RI —August 12 —Young Farmer Night
At Wild Harmony Farm. More info on this event and the Young Farmer Network’s season of events at youngfarmernetwork.org.
Austin, TX — August 19 — Texas Young Farmers Coalition 3rd Wednesday
7-9 p.m. at the Blackstar Coop Pub and Brewery. More info here.
Ghent, NY — August 22 — Hudson Valley Young Farmers Coalition New Farm Tour + Potluck Series
Tour at 6 p.m., potluck at 7 p.m. at Ironwood Farm, 103 County Route 9, Ghent, NY 12075
Email Sophie Ackoff for more info.
South Kingstown, RI—August 26—Young Farmer Night
At Matunuck Oyster Farm Vegetables. More info on this event and the Young Farmer Network’s season of events at youngfarmernetwork.org.
Omaha, NE—August 27—Farmers Night Out
For details, email William.
Join us for an NSAS farmer hangout at the SMALLEST urban farm in Omaha, Truck Farm Omaha. We will give a tour of the Truck Farm, talk about the history and making of the education program and our partnership with No More Empty Pots. No More Empty Pots will also give a tour of our new office space in Florence and future Commercial Kitchen space.
Durango, CO—September 10—Panel and film screening of The Great Divide
4:30 p.m. reception, 5:30 screening, 7 p.m. panel at Durango Art Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave.
NYFC will be moderating a panel of experts from agriculture and conservation sectors to discuss how we meet future demands for water in Colorado.
Seekonk, MA—September 21—Young Farmer Night
At Sidewalk Ends Farm. More info on this event and the Young Farmer Network’s season of events at youngfarmernetwork.org.
Albuquerque, NM—November 11-13—Quivira Conference – The Next Wave: Cultivating Abundance
Embassy Suites, 1000 Woodward Pl. More info here.
In this conference, we will hear from ranchers, farmers, scientists, activists and others who are leading the next wave. We’ll look down the road with them and share their thoughts on how to flourish amidst the emerging conditions and challenges of the twenty-first century.
Saratoga Springs, NY—November 13-14—NESAWG It Takes a Region Conference
At the Saratoga Hilton. More info here.
NESAWG’s annual It Takes a Region Conference brings together farm and food practitioners across the 12-state Northeast region to learn, debate, collaborate, and innovate ideas and solutions to critical food systems issues.