More On-Farm Workshops Added


August 5th
Fruit Tree Production

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.


​IT’S ALMOST TIME FOR SUMMER CONFERENCE!

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


Developing Raised Field Beds: On-Farm Workshop
Sunday August 19.  10 am – 12 PM
Location: Hocus Pocus Farm. 87 Reservoir Rd. Glocester, RI 02914
Registration Free at this Eventbrite link.

 


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!

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.

 


Berry Production On-Farm Workshop
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