Date: Thursday, October 12th, 5pm
Location: Osamequin Farm
Growing Together: A Workshop on Cooperative Farming
Join us on Thursday, October 12th, at Osamequin Farm for an engaging one-hour workshop followed by a bonfire hangout. This workshop, led by Sarah Newkirk, the founding director of Osamequin Farm, offers valuable insights into cooperative farming strategies and the advantages of resource-sharing.
Gain practical insights into establishing and maintaining shared infrastructure, equitable division of responsibilities, and effective communication among co-op members. Hear from Sarah about the evolution of the cooperative model from its inception to its present state. Additionally, we will look at the water systems used at Osamequin Farm, a case study in resource management and equity within the cooperative.
- Learn practical strategies for creating and maintaining a successful cooperative farming environment.
- Gain insights into shared infrastructure, responsibilities, and communication.
- Understand the evolution of Osamequin’s cooperative model and the lessons learned along the way.
- Connect with like-minded farmers and growers in New England who share your interest in cooperative farming and living.