Get ready for a down-to-earth afternoon at Roots Farm in Tiverton, RI, and learn about Organic Pest and Disease Management from two farmers who’ve navigated its challenges firsthand. Mike and Kelli Roberts, who are big believers in growing nutrient-dense crops and nurturing healthy soils, will share their practical experiences and innovative pest and disease management methods.
The workshop will cover strategies such as using beneficial insects, interplanting with insect-attracting flowers, and embracing preventative measures to stay ahead of potential issues. Learn more about the pivotal role of soil fertility, insect netting magic, and the dance of crop rotation and spacing. In times of need, they reveal their toolkit of sprays.
Suitable for seasoned organic farmers and aspiring cultivators alike, this workshop promises actionable techniques that align with nature’s rhythms. Anyone passionate about sustainable land management in New England is welcome.