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Events: November 2013

ASCFG Grower's Business School

Sunday, November 3 12:30PM - Monday, November 4 4:30PM | Narragansett, RI | directions | website

“The ASCFG Growers’ Business School ”
The traditional ASCFG Growers' School is back, along with an advanced track which focuses on running your business effectively. Presentations by Mike & Polly Hutchison of Robin Hollow Farm and other area growers.

Hosted by Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers Inc. at the URI Bay Campus & Robin Hollow Farm: 215 South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI.

Contact Judy Laushman at (440) 774-2887 or by e-mail for more information.

Autumn Day Retreat

Sunday, November 10 | 8:00AM - 2:00PM | Providence, RI | directions

Following our principles of lifelong learning, our autumn retreat is an immerse study in ecological relationships through the lens of a naturalist. Throughout the day, you will experience the art of birding, learn how to transform your backyard into a haven for wildlife and see the beauty in taking time to appreciate nature's seasonal changes.

What We'll Do...
Hands-on Workshop: Native Roses
Educational Workshop: Creating Avian Backyard Habitat
Bird Walk: Bird and Plant Interactions
Wellness Activity: Yoga or Botanical Stroll

What to bring: Binoculars and a yoga mat.

Coffee and catered lunch will be provided.

Hosted by URI Outreach Center at the Roger Williamns Park Botanical Center: 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI.

Contact Mamie Chen at (401) 874-2900 or by e-mail for more information.

Advanced Grower Workshop #2 - A Late Season Field Walk – Focus on Soil Fertility Through the Fall

Sunday, November 10 | 1:00PM - 4:00PM | Dartmouth, MA | directions | website

This is the second session of NOFA/RI's 2-part Advanced Grower Workshop. Enjoy a field tour at Brix Bounty Farm and discuss fall fertility work on the farm. Topics will include:

- Biodynamic preps, biological inoculants, & residue digestion
- Cover crops
- Soil amendments & mineralization
- Winter high tunnel fertility management

Space is limited. Register now for both sessions.

Hosted by NOFA-RI at the Brix Bounty Farm: 858 Tucker Road, Dartmouth, MA.

Contact Sanne Kure-Jensen at (401) 369-3303 or by e-mail for more information.

VFW Craft Fair

Saturday, November 16 9:00AM - Sunday, November 17 1:00PM | Franklin, MA | directions

3rd Annual VFW Craft fair. Multiple vendors All crafts hand-made. Honey, candles, jewelry,knit and crochet items, santas, snowmen, wreaths, ornaments, soaps, Hand made quilts and more...Bake table.....Physical therapist on site does chair messages for $1.00/minute!

Hosted by Akin Bak Farm at the VFW Hall: Pond Street, Franklin, MA.

Contact Bette Rousseau at (508) 736-4549 or by e-mail for more information.