- February 9 Sat: Winter Growing, Storage Crops, & Grain Production Warren, RI
- February 23 Sat: Start Farming with SCLT Providence, RI
Chuck Currie will share the different strategies employed at Freedom Food Farm, a 90 acre certified organic farm in Raynham, MA, used to feed people all year round. We will discuss the equipment, infrastructure, and regulations involved in growing root crops, greens, grain, and beans, and preserving the summer abundance through canning and fermentation.
Cost: $15-$25. Scholarships available (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Learn more at www.nofari/org
Hosted by Northeast Organic Farming Assoc. of RI at the Hope & Main: 691 Main Street, Warren, RI.
Contact Kate Goodson at (401) 527-3420 or by e-mail for more information.
Come hear about SCLT's training programs for beginning farmers or anyone who wants to grow and sell healthy food for their friends, neighbors and others in Rhode Island. Learn basic growing concepts, with an overview of sustainable techniques (crop rotation, mulching) and things to consider when planning to grow food for market (crop selection, kinds of markets).
• English language learners welcome
• Interpreters available upon request
• Snacks will be provided
The workshop is free but registration is required.
Hosted by Southside Community Land Trust at the SCLT: 109 Somerset St., Providence, RI.
Contact Craig at (401) 273-9419 or by e-mail for more information.