2018 workshops

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Workshop title Presenter
Social Therapy Through Gardening Lisa Millette
Singing For Freedom & A Livable Future Ben Grosscup
Community Food Systems Metrics: Telling the Story of Impact Daniel Ross
Make Farmland Leasing Work For You & Your Farm Jason Silverman
Vegan 101 - Transitioning to a Whole Foods Pant Based Diet Mary Lawrence
The Vital Roles of Plant & Animal Foods for Disease Prevention John Kozinski
Set Your Records Straight: Online Record Keeping with farmOS Michael Stenta
Sales Strategy for Dried Fruit & Vegetables in Kenya Leonard Pollara
Starting A Goat Dairy Leonard Pollara
Double Cropping Kohlrabi & Garlic with Faba Bean Masoud Hashemi
Analyzing Your Farming Operation - Introduction to SWOT Analysis Tom Smiarowski
Growing Perennial Small Fruits in a Diverse Edible Forest Setting Dani Baker
Community Kitchen Freezing & Vacuum Packing to Increase Farm Profits Anna Dawson
Planting a Chef's Kitchen Garden Mary Lawrence
 Garden Time-To-Work at the Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institutions Kate Lacouture
Tour of the Hampshire College Farm Nancy Hanson
Creating Permaculture Farms and Communities Andrew Faust
Planting For Honeybees & Other Pollinators in New England Ed Szymanski
Working Two Jobs: Cover Crops For Animal Feed Sam Corcoran
Types of Compost: Quality, Testing & Organics Adam Jankauskas
Farmer in the Classroom Carolyn Llewellyn
Get Connected: Learn to Graft Melons & Tomatoes Janel Martin
Motherless Meat: From Petri Dish to Plate Darryl Benjamin
The Commons in Food & Agriculture David Bollier
Feud on the Farm: Tools for Addressing Disagreements Courtney Breese
Prison Gardens: Strategies for Therapy and Job Training Renée Portanova
Regenerative Art: Design Inspired by Regenerative Agriculture Brian Soliwoda
The Science, Art, Fun and Tasty Fruit of Espalier Lee Reich
Fruits for Small Spaces Lee Reich
Cultivating a New Crop: Hemp Joel Bedard
Preparing the Harvest Celeste Longacre
Making Fruit Kvass, Beet Kvass, Fermented Mayonnaise & Ketchup Celeste Longacre
Transformative Food Justice Jalal Sabur
New Approaches for Lyme Disease & Chronic Illness Diana Phillips
Understanding Farm Animal Welfare Certification Kara Shannon
40 Years of Composting and Farming at Earth Care Farm Jayne Merner Senecal
Farm Models for Engaging Food Insecure People Jacob Fine
A New Label For the Organic Movement Dave Chapman
Soapmaking 101 - Part 1 Melissa Probst
Keeping Sheep Organically Kim Mastrianni
Soapmaking 101 - Part 2 Melissa Probst
Organic 3.0: Where Next for Organic Food and Farming? Elizabeth Henderson
Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening Peter Burke
A Brief History of Organic Grace Gershuny
Eat Your Weedies: Rethinking Invasives Mira Nussbaum
Changing the Climate: The Role of the U.S. Industrial Food System Ed Stockman
Working With Forests, Trees, & Beautiful Wood Bill Duesing
Preserving The Past & Tasting The Present Part 2 Rosa Galeno
Preserving The Past & Tasting The Present Part 1 Rosa Galeno
Cow/Calf Profits with a Grass-Only Diet Ridge Shinn
Carbon Sequestration Agroforestry in Temperate New England Sven Pihl
Making Wild Sodas Jade Alicandro Mace
An Ancient Diet for Modern Times Michelle Tlatzolkalli Babione
Mastering Biodiversity: Learning from Nature & Indigenous Cultures Jim Laurie
Gardening Basics for Optimal Productivity Part 1 Steve Walach
Gardening Basics for Optimal Productivity Part 2 Steve Walach
Lyme Prevention Unpacked: Best Practices & Buhner's "Healing Lyme" Protocol Sarah Stockwell-Arthen
Getting Started on a Homestead Apple Orchard Jack Mastrianni
Silvopasture in Practice Steve Gabriel
Advancing the Rights of Farmworkers Within a Sustainable Dairy Industry Migrant Justice
Field to Table: Cooking with Ancient and Heirloom Grains Ben Lester
First Aid Homeopathy & Rescue Remedy Jeanne Deignan-Kosmides
Pathways to Carbon Farming: Taking Action on Climate Through Agriculture Connor Stedman
Design for Disruption: On-Farm Climate Change Adaptation Strategies Connor Stedman
Exploring Medicinal Mushrooms: Common Types & Uses Willie Crosby
Kaitiakitanga: The Maori Concept of 'Guardianship' in Regenerative Agriculture Nelson Lebo
Seed & Grow NOFA's Social Justice Committee Louis Battalen
Four Dimensional Design Thinking on the Farm Nelson Lebo
Jail to Farm: Cultivating Relationships for Lasting Change Andy Grant
Biodynamic Principles & Practices Anthony Mecca
Organic Under Attack: Where Do We Go From Here? Steve Gilman
The History of Mushrooms & People: Folklore, Evolution, & Cultivation Willie Crosby
Adding Livestock to your Vegetable Operation Chuck Currie
Feeding People Year-Round: Season Extension at Freedom Food Farm Chuck Currie
Home Garden Field Crops: Wheat, Flax, Corn, Beans & Rice Michael Cohen
Summer Mushroom Season in Massachusetts Ryan T. Bouchard
Summer Mushrooms of Massachusetts Guided Walk Ryan T. Bouchard
Work Horses 102 Dale Perkins
Work Horses 101 Kim Mastrianni
Greening Your Town 101: Local Governments Limiting Pesticides Mary Jones
 No-Till Vegetable Soil Prep & In Season/Post Season Management Julie Rawson
Growing & Marketing Cut Flowers in a Diversified Farm Operation Shannon Algiere
Solar Energy for Your Farm:  Navigating the MA SMART Program River Strong
Seed Stories Lia Babitch
Intro to Saving Seed from Biennials Lia Babitch
Soil Health Through Biology Julie Fine
Designing Your Permaculture Homestead Ashley Schenk
Cover Crop Mixtures for Soil Health Julie Fine
Reparations Toward Collective Liberation Ashley Monk
On-Farm Plant Breeding Bill  Braun
The Heritage Pig Breeding Program at the Hampshire College Farm April Nugent
Urban Soils & Raised Planters Over The Long Haul Clay Larsen
Lean Farming 101 Jen Miller
Applying Lean to YOUR Farm Jen Miller
Transition to No-Till Doug Wolcik
Soil Management Strategies For The Market Gardener Doug Wolcik
Pruning & Grafting Fruit Trees Part 1 Alan Surprenant
Pruning & Grafting Fruit Trees Part 2 Alan Surprenant
Getting Started with Icelandic Sheep Ally Hunter
New Static-Aerated Composting System Demonstration Masoud Hashemi
Digging Deeper: Nutrient Balancing of the Soil Food Web Janel Martin
Soil Fungi in Regenerative Agriculture: Crop Yield & Basil Downy Mildew Melody Wright
Teaching About Food & Gardening In Corrections Tony Hall
Designing Whole Systems Farm & Food Programs at Jails Angela  Roell
A Legacy of Food Security: History of Food Co-ops in the Northeast Bonnie Hudspeth
Update on Food Safety Rules for Small Producers & Co-ops Roger Noonan
 Urban Farm Design & Permitting Keith Zaltzberg
Methods for Establishing Perennials: Tour of Saw Mill Herb Farm Keith Zaltzberg
Productive Conservation for Flood-Prone Fields Keith Zaltzberg
Economic Democracy: Building Co-operative Power Adam Trott
Learning As You Go As An Ag Entrepreneur Jessie Banhazl
Grain Production on a Diversified Vegetable Farm Noah Kellerman
Food Autonomy in the Carceral Setting Tiffani Coleman
Farming on Indian Land Hartman Deetz