More On-Farm Workshops Added

GarlicBack by Popular Demand!
Growing & Harvesting Garlic
July 21st
at Earth Care Farms

Join us for garlic harvesting at Earth Care Farm! Learn about choosing garlic varieties, soil preparation, choosing healthy seed stock, popping cloves, planting, and more. Finally when summer comes, you’ll discuss how and when to harvest, labeling and bundling, curing and storage, and best of all- when to eat your garlic!

Sat, July 21, 2018.  11:30 AM – 1:30 PM EDT
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Earth Care Farm. 89A Country Drive
Charlestown, RI 02813


Fruit Tree Production
August 5th

Interested in starting a home or commercial orchard? Join us as Al and Jean Fuoroli, the owners of Elwood Orchard dive deep into the process of owning and operating an organic orchard. Covered topics will include how to get started, potential challenges that you may face in your orchard as well as the benefits of choosing disease resistant tree varieties. Hope to see you there!

Sun, August 5, 2018 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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Elwood Orchard
58 Snake Hill Road
North Scituate, RI 02857

Elwood Orchard is Rhode Island’s only USDA certified organic apple orchard run by Jean and Al Fuoroli. The orchard is home to over 1,000 fruit trees, including apples, peaches, nectarines and Asian pears. The orchard also grows gourmet garlic, pumpkins, winter squash and flowers during the season.


Join Us On-Farm

New On-Farm Workshops Added for July

Free and open to the public.

So grab your boots and meet us on the farm!

On Farm workshops funded through USDA grants via the RI DEM and USDA grants via Southside Community Land Trust.  So grab you boots and meet us on the farm!


Crop Rotation & Cover Crops On-Farm Workshop

Wednesday, July 25.  5-7 PM
Scratch Farm
35 Pippin Orchard Road.  Cranston, RI 02921.    Click here to register.

 



Sunday, July 29.  10 AM – 12 PM
Sweet Berry Farm
915 Mitchell’s Lane, Middletown, RI 02842.
Click here to register.


 

Irrigation Systems For Specialty Crops On-Farm Workshop
Monday, July 30.  6-8 PM
Franklin Farm
142 Abbot Run Valley Road.  Cumberland, RI 02864.  Click here to register.


Farming No-till on Leased Land: On-Farm Workshop & Potluck
Wednesday, August 22.  5 – 7 PM
Location: Moonrose Farm.  684 Natick Avenue. Cranston, RI 02921
Registration Free at this Eventbrite link.

This event sponsored with The Young Farmer Network.

POTLUCK DINNER after the workshop!
Plan to stay and join in the fun. What makes Young FarmerNights unique is that the focus of the events is on having fun and getting to know each other. Bring your favorite dish to share with the farming community!


August 10-12, 2018
Hampshire College
Amherst, MA

Registration is Open!

Keynotes by ROWEN WHITE and ERIC HOLT-GIMÉNEZ. Learn more & register at www.nofasummerconference.org