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Events: July 2019

Pasture Management

Sunday, July 14 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM | Jamestown, RI | directions | website

Learn key details and strategies for effective pasture management from Don Minto, Farm Manager at Waston Farm for over 35 years. Don will share forage management, pasture fertility, grazing plans as well as discuss issues of field renovaton and planning for drought.

Hosted by Northeast Organic Farming Association of Rhode Island at the Watson Farm: 455 North Road, Jamestown, RI.

Contact Kate Goodson at (401) 527-3420 or by e-mail for more information.

Growing & Harvesting Garlic

Saturday, July 20 | 1:00PM - 3:00PM | Charlestown, RI | directions | website

Learn the steps for successful planting and harvesting of garlic, including curing, weed maintenance and how to manage soil fertility and nutrients in the soil.

Hosted by Northeast Organic Farming Association of Rhode Island at the Earth Care Farm: 89A Country Dr., Charlestown, RI.

Contact Kate Goodson at (401) 527-3420 or by e-mail for more information.

Operating an Organic Orchard

Sunday, July 28 | 12:00PM - 2:00PM | North Scituate, RI | directions | website

Interested in starting a home or commercial orchard? Join Al and Jean Fuoroli, the owners of Elwood Orchard to 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.

Hosted by Northeast Organic Farming Association of Rhode Island at the Elwood Orchard: 58 Snake Hill Rd, North Scituate, RI.

Contact Kate Goodson at (401) 527-3420 or by e-mail for more information.