Attendees will learn an array of surplus management techniques, ranging from grassroots gleaning to large-scale accumulating and processing, as modeled by Salvation Farms.
The ASPCA and The Humane Society of the United States will discuss how national animal welfare groups are advocating for, supporting, and collaborating with humane farmers.
Learn methods for intensively growing vegetable crops without disturbing the soil through tillage or cultivation.
Intensive silvopastures use densely-planted woody fodder shrubs in combination with pasture and full-sized trees to increase productivity and biodiversity
How do we use farming as a way of teaching and learning the fundamentals of ecology, religion and spirituality
This tour will include a basic tour of Simple Gifts Farm, with a focus on the systems we use to control weeds and to cut down on hand work in the fields.
Four Winds Farm has been no-till since 1995, utilizing permanent beds and system of weed control with generous applications of compost.
What are hybrids and why do they cost so much?
Learn key concepts necessary for making delicious lacto-fermented vegetables at home.