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In-Field Tractor Maintenance & Troubleshooting Workshop (Springfield, OR, from Aug 23, 2014 10:00 AM to Aug 23, 2014 01:00 PM)
 
2014 Rural Living Field Day (Sauvie Island, OR, from Aug 23, 2014 08:30 AM to Aug 23, 2014 02:00 PM)
Rural Living Field Day is a fun event for rural landowners and this year the event that features speakers addressing a wide variety of issues that face rural homeowners, farmers, and land managers every day. Topics include wildlife, forests, pollinators, invasive weeds, orchards, riparian restoration, crops and soil health, and manure composting.
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (Online, from Aug 19, 2014 05:00 PM to Aug 19, 2014 07:00 PM)
 
FarmON! Crop Mob at Stoneboat Farms (Forest Grove, OR, from Aug 17, 2014 09:00 AM to Aug 17, 2014 01:00 PM)
 
Preserving the Harvest (Kutztown, PA, from Aug 16, 2014 10:00 AM to Aug 16, 2014 01:00 PM)
 
Soil Workshops for Small Vegetable Farmers (Aurora, OR, from Aug 13, 2014 08:30 AM to Aug 14, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Weed Management in Organic Pastures (Webinar, from Aug 05, 2014 12:00 PM to Aug 05, 2014 01:00 PM)
In partnership with Oregon Tilth, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service's East and West National Technology Support Centers are pleased to present "Understanding Organic and Sustainable Agriculture" webinars in 2014.
Peer Learning Session: Transitioning Residential Sites to Organic Management (Kirkland, WA, from Aug 01, 2014 09:00 AM to Aug 01, 2014 11:00 AM)
 
Sundown at Ecotrust (Portland, OR, from Jul 31, 2014 05:30 PM to Jul 31, 2014 08:00 PM)
 
Oak Woodlands & Private Landowners: Tools for the Conservation Community (Dallas, OR, from Jul 31, 2014 01:00 PM to Jul 31, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
SWCS International Annual Conference: Making Waves in Conservation (Lombard, IL, from Jul 27, 2014 08:00 AM to Jul 27, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Cascade Mountain School: Farm to Table Bike Camps (Trout Lake, WA, from Jul 27, 2014 08:00 AM to Aug 01, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Water Resource Design Workshop (Ashland, OR, from Jul 26, 2014 08:30 AM to Jul 28, 2014 06:30 PM)
 
Water Resource Design Workshop (Ashland, OR, from Jul 26, 2014 08:30 AM to Jul 28, 2014 06:30 PM)
 
Sundown at Ecotrust (Portland, OR, from Jul 24, 2014 05:30 PM to Jul 24, 2014 08:00 PM)
 
Sustainable Food Trade Association- You and the Natural Step Training (Edina, MN, from Jul 23, 2014 08:00 AM to Jul 23, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Gingerich Farms Annual Fresh Blueberry Blowout (Canby, oR, from Jul 18, 2014 10:00 AM to Jul 19, 2014 06:00 PM)
 
Sundown at Ecotrust (Portland, OR, from Jul 17, 2014 05:30 PM to Jul 17, 2014 08:00 PM)
 
Oregon Tilth Organic Land Care Peer Learning Session: Ivy Management with Goats (Corvallis, OR, from Jul 17, 2014 11:00 AM to Jul 17, 2014 12:30 PM)
 
Organic Farm School (Minneapolis, MN, from Jul 14, 2014 06:00 PM to Jul 14, 2014 08:00 PM)
 
Sundown at Ecotrust (Portland, OR, from Jul 10, 2014 05:30 PM to Jul 10, 2014 08:00 PM)
 
Soil Health Workshop: Principles to Build Better Soils (Salem, OR, from Jul 09, 2014 01:00 PM to Jul 09, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
OLC Peer Learning Session- Willamette University (Salem, OR, from Jun 26, 2014 11:00 AM to Jun 26, 2014 12:30 PM)
 
Sustainable Food Trade Association Webinar Series: Sustainability Data Collection & Reporting (Webinar- Online, from Jun 26, 2014 11:00 AM to Jun 26, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
OLC Peer Learning Session- Laurelwood Golf Course (Eugene, OR, from Jun 25, 2014 11:00 AM to Jun 25, 2014 12:30 PM)
 
Organic Stone Fruit Jubilee (Clovis, CA, from Jun 21, 2014 04:30 PM to Jun 21, 2014 08:30 PM)
 
Cascade Mountain School: Sustainable Agriculture Course (Trout Lake, WA, from Jun 21, 2014 08:00 AM to Jul 03, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Organic Land Care for Public Agencies (Portland, OR, from Jun 19, 2014 11:00 AM to Jun 19, 2014 01:00 PM)
 
Understanding Soil Biology Tests (Webinar- Online, from Jun 19, 2014 09:00 AM to Jun 19, 2014 10:00 AM)
 
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (Online, from Jun 17, 2014 05:00 PM to Jun 17, 2014 07:00 PM)
 
Sustainable Food Trade Association Webinar Series: Sustainable Products Tracking & Animal Care (Webinar- Online, from Jun 17, 2014 11:00 AM to Jun 17, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
Medicinal Gardens (Kutztown, PA, from Jun 14, 2014 10:00 AM to Jun 14, 2014 01:10 PM)
 
Edible Portland: Local Hero Awards (Portland, OR, from Jun 12, 2014 05:30 PM to Jun 12, 2014 10:00 PM)
 
Sustainable Food Trade Association Webinar Series: Sourcing & Distribution and Packaging Materials (Webinar- Online, from Jun 12, 2014 11:00 AM to Jun 12, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
Practical Soil Biology Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Jun 12, 2014 09:00 AM to Jun 12, 2014 10:00 AM)
 
Solar Now! University Conference (Hillsboro, OR, from Jun 12, 2014 08:00 AM to Jun 14, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
OLC Peer Learning Session: Portland Japanese Garden (Portland, OR, from Jun 11, 2014 11:30 AM to Jun 11, 2014 01:30 PM)
 
OLC Peer Learning Session: Portland Japanese Garden (Portland, OR, from Jun 11, 2014 11:30 AM to Jun 11, 2014 01:30 PM)
 
GOTS 4.0 Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Jun 11, 2014 10:00 AM to Jun 11, 2014 11:00 AM)
 
Sundown at Ecotrust (Portland, OR, from Jun 10, 2014 05:30 PM to Jun 10, 2014 08:00 PM)
 
Oregon Tilth's Open House (Corvallis, OR, from Jun 10, 2014 04:00 PM to Jun 10, 2014 07:00 PM)
 
Native Plants Professional Workshop (Portland, OR, from Jun 06, 2014 08:00 AM to Jun 06, 2014 02:30 PM)
 
Understanding the National Organic Program Seed Rule and Sourcing Organic Seed Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Jun 06, 2014 08:00 AM to Jun 06, 2014 09:00 AM)
 
Managing Mummy Berry Disease in Blueberries Farm Tour (Alvadore, OR, from Jun 05, 2014 02:00 PM to Jun 05, 2014 04:30 PM)
 
Sustainable Food Trade Association Webinar Series: Water Use and Solid Waste Reduction (Webinar- Online, from Jun 05, 2014 11:00 AM to Jun 05, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
Commonly Used Organic Inputs (Webinar, from Jun 03, 2014 12:00 PM to Jun 03, 2014 01:00 PM)
In partnership with Oregon Tilth, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service's East and West National Technology Support Centers are pleased to present "Understanding Organic and Sustainable Agriculture" webinars in 2014.
Naturescaped Yard Tour (Portland, OR, from May 31, 2014 11:00 AM to May 31, 2014 04:00 PM)
 
Heritage Pastured Pigs (Kutztown, PA, from May 31, 2014 10:00 AM to May 31, 2014 01:00 PM)
 
Local Food Enterprise Summit (Miami, FL, from May 31, 2014 08:00 AM to May 31, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Understanding Soil Biology Tests (Webinar- Online, from May 29, 2014 09:00 AM to May 29, 2014 10:00 AM)
 
Practical Soil Biology Webinar (Webinar- Online, from May 27, 2014 09:00 AM to May 27, 2014 10:00 AM)
 
Managed-Intensive Grazing 3-part Course (Lacey, WA & Centralia, WA, from May 21, 2014 09:00 AM to May 21, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
OTA Policy Conference & Hill Visit Days (Washington D.C., from May 21, 2014 08:00 AM to May 22, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
OTA Policy Conference & Hill Visit Days (Washington D.C., from May 21, 2014 08:00 AM to May 22, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Beef 300 (Pullman, WA, from May 20, 2014 09:00 AM to May 20, 2014 03:00 PM)
 
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (Online, from May 19, 2014 05:00 PM to May 19, 2014 07:30 PM)
 
Birdsfoot Trefoil as a Forage on Organic Dairy Farms (Webinar- Online, from May 15, 2014 11:00 AM to May 15, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
On-farm Food Safety and Conservation (Webinar, from May 14, 2014 12:00 PM to May 14, 2014 01:00 PM)
In partnership with Oregon Tilth, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service's East and West National Technology Support Centers are pleased to present "Understanding Organic and Sustainable Agriculture" webinars in 2014.
InFARMation: Organic Transition (Portland, Oregon, from May 13, 2014 05:30 PM to May 13, 2014 08:30 PM)
 
Gardening with Native Pollinators (Eugene, OR, from May 03, 2014 01:00 PM to May 03, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Understanding Soil Biology Tests (Webinar- Online, from May 01, 2014 09:00 AM to May 01, 2014 10:00 AM)
 
Food Safety “Train the Trainers” Workshops for all Oregon Produce Farmers (Philomath, OR, from Apr 30, 2014 09:00 AM to Apr 30, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
2014 NOSB Meeting (from Apr 29, 2014 08:00 PM to May 01, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Backyard Chickens (Kutztown, PA, from Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM to Apr 26, 2014 01:00 PM)
 
Streambank Erosion Control Workshop (Tualatin, OR, from Apr 26, 2014 09:00 AM to Apr 26, 2014 01:30 PM)
 
Agricultural Composting Resources and Education Series (ACRES) (Aurora, OR, from Apr 26, 2014 08:30 AM to May 01, 2014 05:00 AM)
 
Practical Soil Biology Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Apr 24, 2014 09:00 AM to Apr 24, 2014 10:00 AM)
 
Weed Watcher Workshop (Tualatin, OR, from Apr 17, 2014 06:30 PM to Apr 17, 2014 07:30 PM)
 
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (Online, from Apr 15, 2014 05:00 PM to Apr 15, 2014 07:00 PM)
 
7th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference: Powering Up (Austin, TX, from Apr 15, 2014 08:30 AM to Apr 18, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Organic Plant Sale (Kutztown, PA, from Apr 11, 2014 10:00 AM to Apr 12, 2014 04:00 PM)
 
Advancing Sustainable Communities: People, pollinators and practices The 32nd National Pesticide Forum (Portland, Oregon, from Apr 11, 2014 09:00 AM to Apr 12, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Backyard Composting (Kutztown, PA, from Apr 05, 2014 10:00 AM to Apr 05, 2014 01:00 PM)
 
Soil School 2014 (Portland, Oregon, from Apr 05, 2014 08:00 AM to Apr 05, 2014 02:00 PM)
 
Complete Organic Gardening Course (Corvallis, OR, from Apr 02, 2014 09:00 AM to Apr 26, 2014 01:00 PM)
 
Food Safety “Train the Trainers” Workshop- Hood River, OR (Hood River, OR, from Mar 28, 2014 12:00 AM to Mar 28, 2014 12:00 AM)
 
Food Safety “Train the Trainers” Workshop- The Dalles, OR (The Dalles, OR, from Mar 27, 2014 12:00 AM to Mar 27, 2014 12:00 AM)
 
Breeding efforts and cover crop choices for improved organic dry bean production systems in Michigan (Webinar, from Mar 25, 2014 11:00 AM to Mar 25, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
Organic Gardening 101 (Kutztown, PA, from Mar 22, 2014 10:00 AM to Mar 22, 2014 01:00 PM)
 
Food Safety “Train the Trainers” Workshop- Eugene, OR (Eugene, OR, from Mar 21, 2014 12:00 AM to Mar 21, 2014 12:00 AM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Hood River, OR (from Mar 20, 2014 07:00 PM to Mar 20, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Mud and Manure Management (Yamhill, OR, from Mar 20, 2014 10:30 AM to Mar 20, 2014 02:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Pendleton, OR (Pendleton, OR, from Mar 19, 2014 07:00 PM to Mar 19, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Food Safety “Train the Trainers” Workshop- McMinnville, OR (McMinnville, OR, from Mar 19, 2014 12:00 AM to Mar 19, 2014 12:00 AM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: La Grande, OR (La Grande, OR, from Mar 18, 2014 07:00 PM to Mar 18, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Webinar Series on Organic Weed Management (Webinar- Online, from Mar 18, 2014 12:00 PM to Mar 18, 2014 01:30 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Ontario, OR (Ontario, OR, from Mar 17, 2014 07:00 PM to Mar 17, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Shitake Mushroom Log Inoculating Workshop (Cottage Grove, OR, from Mar 15, 2014 10:00 AM to Mar 15, 2014 04:00 PM)
 
Fruit Tree Pruning (Kutztown, PA, from Mar 15, 2014 10:00 AM to Mar 15, 2014 01:00 PM)
 
Learn from the Vet Dairy cows with Dr. Hubert Karreman (Kutztown, PA, from Mar 14, 2014 10:00 AM to Mar 15, 2014 04:00 PM)
 
Food Safety “Train the Trainers” Workshop- Jefferson, OR (Jefferson, OR, from Mar 14, 2014 12:00 AM to Mar 14, 2014 12:00 AM)
 
Organic Blackberry Production: Tips Learned from an Ongoing Research Study (Webinar- Online, from Mar 13, 2014 11:00 AM to Mar 13, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
Practical Soil Biology Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Mar 13, 2014 09:00 AM to Mar 13, 2014 10:00 AM)
 
Food Safety “Train the Trainers” Workshop- Woodburn, OR (Woodburn, OR, from Mar 12, 2014 12:00 AM to Mar 12, 2014 12:00 AM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Portland, OR (Portland, Oregon, from Mar 10, 2014 07:00 PM to Mar 10, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
HACCP for the Organic Professional (Sacramento, CA, from Mar 10, 2014 09:00 AM to Mar 12, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
The Organic Center 11th Annual VIP Dinner (Anaheim, CA, from Mar 07, 2014 07:00 PM to Mar 07, 2014 10:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Oregon City, OR (Oregon City, OR, from Mar 06, 2014 07:00 PM to Mar 06, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Willamina, OR (Willamina, OR, from Mar 05, 2014 07:00 PM to Mar 05, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Food Safety “Train the Trainers” Workshop- Salem, OR (Salem, OR, from Mar 05, 2014 09:00 AM to Mar 05, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Using Contans (Coniothyrium minitans) for White Mold Management on Organic Farms Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Mar 04, 2014 11:00 AM to Mar 04, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Klamath Falls, OR (Klamath Falls, OR, from Mar 01, 2014 07:00 PM to Mar 01, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Honeybee Conservancy Class (Kutztown, PA, from Mar 01, 2014 10:00 AM to Mar 02, 2014 04:00 PM)
 
Free Food Safety “Train the Trainers” Workshops (Aurora, OR, from Feb 28, 2014 09:00 AM to Feb 28, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Medford, OR (Medford, OR, from Feb 27, 2014 07:00 PM to Feb 27, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Roseburg, OR (Roseburg, OR, from Feb 26, 2014 07:00 PM to Feb 26, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Free Food Safety “Train the Trainers” Workshops (Gresham, OR, from Feb 26, 2014 09:00 AM to Feb 26, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Bandon, OR (Bandon, OR, from Feb 25, 2014 07:00 PM to Feb 25, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Two-Part Webinar Series on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Soil Quality in Long-term Integrated and Transitional Reduced Tillage Organic Systems (Webinar- Online, from Feb 25, 2014 11:00 AM to Feb 25, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Springfield, OR (Springfield, OR, from Feb 24, 2014 07:00 PM to Feb 24, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Oregon Forage & Grassland Council (Salem, OR, from Feb 24, 2014 09:30 AM to Feb 24, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Oregon Small Farms Conference (Corvallis, OR, from Feb 22, 2014 09:00 AM to Feb 22, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Rogue Farm Corps On-farm Internship Program for Area Farmers (Portland, Oregon, from Feb 20, 2014 06:00 PM to Feb 20, 2014 08:00 PM)
 
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation to Control Soil Borne Pathogens: Current Research Findings and On-farm Implementation (Webinar- Online, from Feb 18, 2014 11:00 AM to Feb 18, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Forest Grove, OR (Forest Grove, OR, from Feb 17, 2014 07:00 PM to Feb 17, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session:Tillamook, OR (Tillamook, OR, from Feb 13, 2014 07:00 PM to Feb 13, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Friends of Family Farmers Listening Session: Cannon Beach, OR (Cannon Beach, OR, from Feb 12, 2014 07:00 PM to Feb 12, 2014 09:00 PM)
 
Biologically Based Organic Management Strategies for Spotted Wing Drosophila (Webinar- Online, from Feb 11, 2014 11:00 AM to Feb 11, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
Blueberry Workshop: Mummy Berry and Spotted Wing Drosophila Management (Eugene, OR, from Feb 11, 2014 09:00 AM to Feb 11, 2014 04:00 PM)
 
Improving the Safety and Quality of Organic Leafy Greens Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Feb 10, 2014 11:00 AM to Feb 10, 2014 12:00 PM)
 
Designing the Food Web (Philomath, OR, from Feb 08, 2014 09:30 AM to Feb 08, 2014 02:00 PM)
 
Agriculture Waste Pesticide and Empty Container Collection Event (Cornelius, OR, from Feb 08, 2014 08:00 AM to Feb 08, 2014 02:00 PM)
 
Soil Biology Report Interpretation (from Feb 06, 2014 09:00 AM to Feb 06, 2014 10:00 AM)
 
Insights from an Organic Certifier (Webinar, from Feb 04, 2014 12:00 PM to Feb 04, 2014 01:00 PM)
In partnership with Oregon Tilth, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service's East and West National Technology Support Centers are pleased to present "Understanding Organic and Sustainable Agriculture" webinars in 2014.
FoodWorx (Portland, Oregon, from Feb 04, 2014 08:30 AM to Feb 04, 2014 04:30 PM)
 
Local Food Connection (Eugene, OR, from Feb 03, 2014 09:00 AM to Feb 03, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Demystifying Distribution: Local Food Connection Conference in Lane County (Eugene, OR, from Feb 03, 2014 07:30 AM to Feb 03, 2014 03:30 PM)
Drawing together more than 200 food producers and food buyers from the region, this one day business-to-business event offers a unique venue for creating new business connections through networking sessions, educational workshops, local luncheon, and a vendor trade show.
Permaculture Design Course Winter/Spring 2014 in Ashland, OR (Ashland, OR, from Feb 01, 2014 09:00 AM to Apr 13, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
7th Organic Seed Growers Conference (Corvallis, OR, from Jan 30, 2014 09:00 AM to Feb 01, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Wholesale Marketing Connections: Local Food Connection conference in Independence (Independence OR, from Jan 29, 2014 11:30 AM to Jan 29, 2014 06:00 PM)
The OSU Extension Small Farms Program and the City of Independence are excited to be hosting a Local Food Connection Conference in Independence on January 29, 2014 at the Independence Civic Center from 11:30am to 6pm. This event is modeled after the Local Food Connection event that takes place annually in Lane County, organized by Cascade Pacific and multiple sponsor organizations.
Local Food Connection: Wholesale Marketing Connections (Independence, OR, from Jan 29, 2014 09:00 AM to Jan 29, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
OSU Extension Small Farms Program to Offer Class about Raising Pigs on a Small Farm (Corvallis, OR, from Jan 28, 2014 06:30 PM to Jan 28, 2014 09:00 PM)
If you are new to raising pigs or planning to get started soon, this is the class for you. Gene Pirelli, Swine Specialist and Dr. Charles Estill, VMD both with OSU Extension Service will be teaching about basic health topics including vaccinations, diseases to be aware of, feeding and nutrition.
Organic Land Care Accreditation Training (Oregon City-OR, from Jan 27, 2014 09:00 AM to Jan 31, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Sustainable Foods Summit (San Francisco, CA, from Jan 22, 2014 09:00 AM to Jan 23, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
34th Annual EcoFarm Conference - Gather & Grow (Pacific Grove- CA, from Jan 22, 2014 08:00 AM to Jan 25, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (Online, from Jan 21, 2014 05:00 PM to Jan 21, 2014 07:00 PM)
 
Wholesale Success Training for Produce Growers (4 locations in Oregon, from Jan 20, 2014 08:30 AM to Jan 23, 2014 05:00 PM)
Designed for small and mid-sized fruit and vegetable growers interested in entering into or expanding their sales in the wholesale channel, this "Wholesale Success" training developed by FamilyFarmed.org and USDA is the gold standard for learning best practices in food safety, post-harvest handling and produce packing.
Yamhill SWCD Native Plant Workshop (Linfield College, from Jan 18, 2014 09:15 AM to Jan 18, 2014 02:00 PM)
Come out for a unique educational workshop hosted by Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District (Yamhill SWCD) and Linfield College Sustainability, as an introduction to the Annual Native Plant Sale (February 6, 7, and 8).
OSU Small Farms: Using Biological Information to Solve Weed Problems (Aurora, OR, from Jan 17, 2014 01:00 PM to Jan 17, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
NRCS EQIP Organic Initiative and Organic Dairy Farms Webinar by eOrganic (Webinar- Online, from Jan 16, 2014 11:00 AM to Jan 16, 2014 12:15 PM)
 
Social Forestry; Advanced Permaculture Course (Wolf Gulch Farm-OR, from Jan 16, 2014 10:00 AM to Jan 21, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Habitat and Conservation Practices for Beneficial Insects on Idaho Farms (Hailey, Idaho, from Jan 16, 2014 09:00 AM to Jan 16, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Practical Soil Biology Webinar (from Jan 15, 2014 09:00 AM to Jan 15, 2014 10:00 AM)
 
North Willamette Horticulture Society Annual Meeting (Canby, OR, from Jan 14, 2014 09:00 AM to Jan 16, 2014 05:00 PM)
 
Earthfort: Practical Soil Biology (Webinar- Online, from Dec 19, 2013 09:00 AM to Dec 19, 2013 10:00 AM)
 
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (online, from Dec 18, 2013 05:00 PM to Dec 18, 2013 07:00 PM)
 
Ten Rivers Food Web: Holiday Open House (Corvallis, OR, from Dec 13, 2013 02:00 PM to Dec 13, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
Economics of Organic Dairy Farming Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Dec 12, 2013 11:00 AM to Dec 12, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
Oregon Tilth Annual Meeting 2013 (Turner, OR, from Dec 07, 2013 03:00 PM to Dec 07, 2013 08:30 PM)
Come to Oregon Tilth's Annual Meeting at Willamette Valley Vineyards!
Compost Technology Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Dec 05, 2013 09:00 AM to Dec 05, 2013 10:00 AM)
 
Sustainable Production Using Year-Round High Tunnels (Webinar- Online, from Dec 03, 2013 03:00 PM to Dec 03, 2013 04:00 PM)
 
Trap cropping in organic strawberries to manage lygus bugs in California (Webinar- Online, from Dec 03, 2013 11:00 AM to Dec 03, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
Washington County Master Gardener: Mason Bee Cocoon Cleaning Workshop (Washington County Fair Complex Demonstration Garden- Hillsboro,OR, from Dec 03, 2013 09:30 AM to Dec 03, 2013 10:30 AM)
 
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (online, from Nov 19, 2013 05:00 PM to Nov 19, 2013 07:00 PM)
 
Bee Sustainable Community Workshop 2 (Portland, OR, from Nov 16, 2013 01:00 PM to Nov 16, 2013 03:00 PM)
Class topics will include pesticide reduction, pollinator plant selection, naturescaping/meadow-scaping, types of native pollinators, encouraging native pollinator nests, and very basic honeybee information.
Learn How You Can Protect Bees and Other Beneficial Insects (Portland, OR, from Nov 16, 2013 10:30 AM to Nov 16, 2013 02:00 PM)
Back by popular demand, Scott Hoffman Black, executive director of the Xerces Society, will be speaking again at Garden Fever Nursery in Portland, Oregon this month. Scott will speak about the potential for a global pollinator crisis, what the underlying causes are of pollinator declines, and highlight actions that everyone can take to help these important animals.
Behavior Based Grazing Management: A Plant-Herbivore Interaction Webinar by eOrganic (from Nov 14, 2013 11:00 AM to Nov 14, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
November InFARMation:Training the Next Generation of Oregon Farmers (Portland, Oregon, from Nov 12, 2013 05:30 PM to Dec 12, 2013 08:30 PM)
 
Organic Dry Bean Production Systems and Cultivar Choices (Webinar- Online, from Nov 12, 2013 11:00 AM to Nov 12, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
Washington County Master Gardener: Fall Rose Pruning (Washington County Fair Complex Demonstration Garden- Hillsboro,OR, from Nov 12, 2013 09:30 AM to Nov 12, 2013 10:30 AM)
 
How am I doing: Improving your Extension program by evaluating it with feedback and follow-up (Online, from Nov 11, 2013 11:00 AM to Nov 11, 2013 12:00 PM)
Evaluation is not just a post program activity for reporting outcomes. Instead, methods such as advisory council focus groups, in-session evaluation conversations, and a variety of post session follow-up methods can be used to increase and enhance the educational value of your program. The speakers will share a variety of the methods they use to increase the effectiveness and impact of their farmer education programs.
Organic Pastured Poultry Nutrition Webinar (from Nov 05, 2013 11:00 AM to Nov 05, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
Organic Land Care Accreditation Training (Olympia, WA, from Nov 04, 2013 09:00 AM to Nov 08, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
GMO Mini-Summit (Online, from Oct 25, 2013 08:00 AM to Oct 27, 2013 12:00 AM)
This is a virtual event you can enjoy at no cost from the comfort and convenience of your own home. If you want to know the TRUTH about GMOs and the risks Monsanto, the government, their paid advisors and the media are deliberately hiding from you, then join in this unique, free summit.
Food Day 2013 (Corvallis, OR, from Oct 24, 2013 05:30 PM to Oct 24, 2013 09:00 PM)
 
Integrating Livestock into Dryland Organic Crop Rotations (Online, from Oct 22, 2013 11:00 AM to Oct 22, 2013 12:00 PM)
This webinar will cover a variety of reasons to integrate livestock into crop rotations, and will be summarizing past research on the topic. It will be directed towards beginning growers interested in diversifying their income and crop rotations, towards educators and Extension workers, and towards a more general audience wanting to learn more about mixed crop-livestock systems.
Integrating Livestock into Dryland Organic Crop Rotations Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Oct 22, 2013 11:00 AM to Oct 22, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
Out in the Sun: How to Plan and Put On an Engaging, Informative and successful Field Day (Online, from Oct 21, 2013 11:00 AM to Oct 21, 2013 12:00 PM)
This webinar is part of the Excellence in Organic Extension Webinar Series, organized by Dr. Julie Grossman,Alan Meijer, and Thanwalee (JiJY) Sooksa-nguan of North Carolina State University. The intended audience is graduate students, new Extension personnel, and others who work with, deliver information to, and assist farmers. The webinar is free and open to the public and advance registration is required. Attendees will be able to type in questions for the speaker.
The Free Herbalism Project: Basic Botany Workshop (Mount Pisgah Arboretum- Eugene,OR, from Oct 20, 2013 12:00 PM to Oct 20, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
SAGE Garden- Giant Pumpkin Party (Starker Arts Park- Corvallis, OR, from Oct 19, 2013 02:00 PM to Oct 19, 2013 04:00 PM)
 
NRCS EQIP Organic Initiative and Organic Dairy Farms Webinar by eOrganic (Webinar- Online, from Oct 17, 2013 11:00 AM to Oct 17, 2013 11:00 AM)
 
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (online, from Oct 15, 2013 05:00 PM to Oct 15, 2013 07:00 PM)
 
Washington County Master Gardener: Geranium Cuttings for Propagation (Washington County Fair Complex Demonstration Garden- Hillsboro,OR, from Oct 15, 2013 09:30 AM to Oct 15, 2013 10:30 AM)
 
Zenger Farm Fundraiser: Farm to Table (University of Portland- Portland, OR, from Oct 12, 2013 06:00 PM to Oct 12, 2013 09:00 PM)
 
Food Safety Modernization Act: Learn More and Speak Out! (Webinar, from Oct 10, 2013 01:30 PM to Oct 10, 2013 03:00 PM)
The US Food and Drug Administration has proposed new rules this year that will have a huge impact on how fresh fruits and vegetables are grown and processed in the US. This is a big deal for farmers and eaters! Everyone has a role in ensuring safe food from field to fork – but FDA’s new proposed rules as written will unfairly burden family farmers, target sustainable and organic farming, and reduce the availability of fresh, local food in our communities. Right now, we have a chance to tell FDA that this is unacceptable – and we need your help to do it.
Practical Soil Biology Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Oct 10, 2013 09:00 AM to Oct 10, 2013 10:00 AM)
 
Bee Sustainable Community Workshop 1 (Portland, OR, from Oct 07, 2013 06:30 PM to Oct 07, 2013 08:30 PM)
Class topics will include pesticide reduction, pollinator plant selection, naturescaping/meadow-scaping, types of native pollinators, encouraging native pollinator nests, and very basic honeybee information.
Be My Friend: Utilizing Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest to Engage and Interact with your Audience (Online, from Oct 07, 2013 11:00 AM to Oct 07, 2013 12:00 PM)
This webinar is part of the Excellence in Organic Extension Webinar Series, organized by Dr. Julie Grossman, Alan Meijer, and Thanwalee (JiJY) Sooksa-nguan of North Carolina State University. The intended audience is graduate students, new Extension personnel, and others who work with, deliver information to, and assist farmers. The webinar is free and open to the public and advance registration is required. Attendees will be able to type in questions for the speaker.
Workshop: Chicken Coop Building Basics (Growing Gardens- Portland, OR, from Oct 05, 2013 10:00 AM to Oct 05, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
Outer SE Farmer Training: Tool Selection, Use and Maintenance (Zenger Farm- Oregon, from Oct 01, 2013 06:00 PM to Oct 01, 2013 08:30 PM)
 
World Dairy Expo (from Oct 01, 2013 09:00 AM to Oct 05, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
Rally at the Capitol (Salem, OR, from Sep 30, 2013 10:00 AM to Sep 30, 2013 12:00 PM)
Support Local Food Rights
Rural Living Field Day- West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District (Howell Territorial Park- Sauvie Island, OR, from Sep 28, 2013 09:00 AM to Sep 28, 2013 02:00 PM)
 
Hands-on Permaculture Design and Forest Garden Construction using Keyline Water Systems (Gaston, OR, from Sep 27, 2013 09:00 AM to Sep 29, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
OTA Annual Awards Celebration: Rendezvous with History (Baltimore Museum of Industry, from Sep 25, 2013 06:30 PM to Sep 25, 2013 10:00 PM)
 
Sustainable Living 101 (Gresham, OR, from Sep 24, 2013 06:30 PM to Oct 03, 2013 08:00 PM)
Are you ready to take steps to increase self-sufficiency and reduce your environmental impact, but not sure where to start? This two-week crash course provides an introduction to sustainability and prepares you to start incorporating sustainability into your daily life.
Washington County Master Gardener: 4TH ANNUAL TOMATO TASTING (Washington County Fair Complex Demonstration Garden- Hillsboro,OR, from Sep 24, 2013 10:00 AM to Sep 24, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
HACCP for the Organic Professional (Baltimore, MD, from Sep 24, 2013 09:00 AM to Sep 25, 2013 05:00 AM)
 
SFTA Sustainability 101 Workshop - Sustainability fundamentals, Program development and report writing (MoM's Organic Market- Rockville, MD, from Sep 24, 2013 08:30 AM to Sep 24, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
Fall/Winter Soil Building (Sunbow Farm- Corvallis, OR, from Sep 22, 2013 10:00 AM to Sep 22, 2013 03:00 PM)
 
Permaculture Design Charette (Full Bloom Farm- Little Applegate, OR, from Sep 20, 2013 09:00 AM to Sep 22, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
Earthfort: Practical Soil Biology Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Sep 19, 2013 09:00 AM to Sep 19, 2013 10:00 AM)
 
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (online, from Sep 18, 2013 05:15 PM to Sep 18, 2013 07:15 PM)
 
Organic Land Care at Reed College - Peer Learning Session (Reed College-Portland, OR, from Sep 18, 2013 11:30 AM to Sep 18, 2013 01:30 PM)
 
Harvesting Your Homestead (Sunbow Farm- Corvallis, OR, from Sep 15, 2013 10:00 AM to Sep 15, 2013 03:00 PM)
 
Supper at SAGE (Starker Arts Garden for Education- Corvallis, OR, from Sep 14, 2013 04:30 PM to Sep 14, 2013 09:00 PM)
 
PRC Happy Hour this Friday at Ecotrust (Portland, OR, from Sep 13, 2013 04:30 PM to Sep 13, 2013 06:30 PM)
O&C Happy Hour and a screening of our short film: Forests to Faucets. Join us after work Friday the 13th, for free Hopworks Salmon Safe IPX beer, snacks, a short movie and discussion on current threats to many of Oregon’s most iconic rivers including the Sandy, Clackamas, Molalla, Nestucca, Trask, Umpqua and Rogue.
Mastitis Management on Your Organic Dairy Webinar (Online, from Sep 10, 2013 11:00 AM to Sep 10, 2013 12:00 PM)
Join eOrganic for a webinar on managing mastitis on your organic farm with Dr. Guy Jodarski on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 2 PM Eastern Time (1 PM Central, 12 PM Mountain, 11 AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public, and advance registration is required. Attendees will be able to type in questions for the speaker.
Effective Presentations: How to Develop and Deliver a Farmer-Friendly Talk (Online, from Sep 09, 2013 11:00 AM to Sep 09, 2013 12:00 PM)
This webinar is part of the Excellence in Organic Extension Webinar Series, organized by Dr. Julie Grossman, Alan Meijer, and Thanwalee (JiJY) Sooksa-nguan of North Carolina State University. The intended audience is graduate students, new Extension personnel, and others who work with, deliver information to, and assist farmers.The webinar is free and open to the public and advance registration is required. Attendees will be able to type in questions for the speaker.
Harvesting Your Homestead (Sunbow Farm- Corvallis, OR, from Sep 08, 2013 10:00 AM to Sep 08, 2013 03:00 PM)
 
Permaculture Design Course plus Seed Saving Workshop (Ashland, OR, from Sep 08, 2013 12:00 AM to Sep 21, 2013 12:00 AM)
SOPI gives you practical hands-on experience at a working permaculture farm. Includes camping and three vegetarian meals per day. Instructors: Chuck Burr and Larry Korn. Cost: Early $1,350 ends May 17, Regular $1,550. Discount for couples.
Small Farm School (Clairmont Hall Clackamas Community College- Oregon City, OR, from Sep 07, 2013 08:00 AM to Oct 07, 2013 04:30 PM)
 
Compost Technology (Online, from Sep 05, 2013 09:00 AM to Sep 05, 2013 10:00 AM)
We can create quality compost to mimic the characteristics of humus, the layer of organic material on the soil surface necessary for fertile soil. Discuss composting, materials, and how to measure how good your compost is.
Eat Local, America Finale (Corvallis North Co-op- Corvallis,OR, from Aug 31, 2013 06:00 PM to Aug 31, 2013 07:30 PM)
 
Compost Tea Technology (Online, from Aug 29, 2013 09:00 AM to Aug 29, 2013 10:00 AM)
We will discuss the benefits of a biological approach to growing, while reducing costs and labor to effectively manage soil biology with compost tea. Using commercial brewers, ingredients, and inoculums will be covered.
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (online, from Aug 28, 2013 05:00 PM to Aug 28, 2013 07:00 PM)
 
Social Media Webinar (Online, from Aug 27, 2013 09:00 AM to Aug 27, 2013 10:00 AM)
Learn why and how to promote your business on six popular social media websites.
Farm to Friends of Family Farmers- Annual Dinner and Silent Auction (Dancing Roots Farm- Troutdale, OR, from Aug 25, 2013 04:30 PM to Aug 25, 2013 08:00 PM)
 
Preserving the Harvest (Boys and Girls Club of Lebanon- Lebanon,OR, from Aug 24, 2013 01:00 PM to Aug 24, 2013 05:05 PM)
 
National Honey Bee Day: August 17th, North Co-op (Corvallis North Co-op- Corvallis,OR, from Aug 17, 2013 10:00 AM to Aug 17, 2013 11:30 AM)
 
10 day Straw Bale building workshop (Rise Up! Bakery- Jacksonville, OR, from Aug 16, 2013 08:00 AM to Aug 24, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
Eat Local, America Kickoff (South Co-op- Corvallis, OR, from Aug 15, 2013 06:00 PM to Aug 15, 2013 07:30 PM)
 
International Quinoa Research Symposium Broadcast Webinar (Webinar, from Aug 12, 2013 08:00 AM to Aug 14, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
Earthfort: Compost Technology Webinar (Earthfort Online Webinar, from Aug 08, 2013 09:00 AM to Aug 08, 2013 10:00 AM)
 
SFTA Sustainability 201 Workshop – Creative Leadership, Collaboration and Co-creation for Sustainability (Annie's Inc.- Berkeley, CA, from Aug 08, 2013 08:00 AM to Aug 08, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching (Wilson Creek Gardens- Cottage Grove, OR, from Aug 07, 2013 09:00 AM to Aug 13, 2013 06:00 PM)
 
Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching (Wilson Creek Gardens- Cottage Grove, OR, from Aug 07, 2013 09:00 AM to Aug 13, 2013 06:00 PM)
 
NRCS: Crop Rotations on Diversified Farms Webinar (Webinar, from Aug 06, 2013 12:00 PM to Aug 06, 2013 01:00 PM)
 
Ten Rivers Pancake Breakfast to support SNAP Incentives and TMF programming (Corvallis, OR, from Aug 03, 2013 08:30 AM to Aug 03, 2013 11:00 AM)
 
Organic Consumers Association: Justice Begins with Seeds conference (Plymouth Church- Seattle, WA, from Aug 02, 2013 09:00 AM to Aug 03, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
Earthfort: Compost Tea Technology Webinar (Earthfort Online Webinar, from Aug 01, 2013 09:00 AM to Aug 01, 2013 10:30 AM)
 
The Edible Corvallis Initiative: Seed Saving (Corvallis, OR, from Jul 31, 2013 05:30 PM to Jul 31, 2013 07:00 PM)
 
Permaculture Design Course plus Cob Building Hands On (Ashland, OR, from Jul 28, 2013 12:00 AM to Aug 10, 2013 12:00 AM)
SOPI gives you practical hands-on experience at a working permaculture farm. Includes camping and three vegetarian meals per day. Instructors: Chuck Burr and Larry Korn. Cost: Early $1,350 ends May 17, Regular $1,550. Discount for couples.
Growing Food All Year Long (Rigler Community Garden, from Jul 27, 2013 09:00 AM to Jul 27, 2013 12:00 PM)
Do you like the idea of plucking fresh salad greens, tender broccoli shoots and delicious root vegetables from your garden all winter long?
SolWest Fair (John Day, OR, from Jul 26, 2013 01:00 PM to Jul 28, 2013 03:30 PM)
Self-reliance, sustainability, and “do-it-yourself” renewable energy are the focus of this three-day event including over 80 workshops and vendors. Learn how to craft a bountiful life requiring fewer resources. Electric vehicle displays.
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (online, from Jul 23, 2013 05:00 PM to Jul 23, 2013 07:00 PM)
 
Organic Training For Agriculture Professionals (Colusa, CA, from Jul 18, 2013 09:00 AM to Jul 19, 2013 04:30 PM)
 
Organic Training for Agriculture Professionals (UC Cooperative- Salinas, CA, from Jul 15, 2013 09:00 AM to Jul 16, 2013 04:30 PM)
 
Earthfort: Practical Soil Biology Webinar (Earthfort Online Webinar, from Jul 11, 2013 09:00 AM to Jul 11, 2013 10:00 AM)
 
Nutrient Management Workshop at Headwaters Farm (Headwaters Farm- OR, from Jul 02, 2013 03:00 PM to Jul 02, 2013 06:00 PM)
 
The Corvallis Environmental Center: Buzz About Benton- Local Bee Hive Tour (SAGE Garden in Starker Arts Park- Corvallis, OR, from Jun 30, 2013 12:00 PM to Jun 30, 2013 04:00 PM)
 
Amending Soils in the Organic Dairy Pasture Webinar on June 27th (from Jun 27, 2013 11:00 AM to Jun 27, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
The Business of Soil Biology (Earthfort Online Webinar, from Jun 27, 2013 09:00 AM to Jun 27, 2013 10:00 AM)
 
The Edible Corvallis Initiative: Planning a Winter Garden (Corvallis, OR, from Jun 24, 2013 05:30 PM to Jun 24, 2013 07:30 PM)
 
FOOD RIGHTS AND ORGANIZING (Corvallis, OR, from Jun 23, 2013 10:00 AM to Jun 23, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Harry MacCormack Every few years Harry has offered to share his experience in community organizing with those who want to change some aspect of the communities in which we all live. This workshop will use his current work on Community Rights Based Initiatives as a focus for looking at strategies involved in successful organizing.
Homesteading for Women: Permaculture Tools for Self- Reliant Living (Wilson Creek Gardens- Cottage Grove, OR, from Jun 22, 2013 09:00 AM to Jun 22, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
Striking a Balance: Organic Pest & Disease Techniques (Kennedy Community Garden, from Jun 19, 2013 05:00 PM to Jun 19, 2013 08:00 PM)
Join us in the Kennedy Community Garden as we demonstrate specific tricks of the trade and identify the good and bad guys in your garden.
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (online, from Jun 18, 2013 05:30 PM to Jun 18, 2013 07:00 PM)
 
5th Annual Farmscaping with Native Plants Field Day (NRCS Corvallis Plant Materials Center- Corvallis, OR, from Jun 18, 2013 09:00 AM to Jun 18, 2013 04:30 PM)
 
Celebrate Oregon Originals with Slow Food and OSU Extension (Corvallis, OR, from Jun 13, 2013 05:30 PM to Jun 13, 2013 09:00 PM)
 
FALL AND WINTER ORGANIC GARDENING (Corvallis, OR, from Jun 09, 2013 10:00 AM to Jun 09, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Harry MacCormack Along with a select few other growers in the Corvallis area, Harry and the others at Sunbow Farm have for over 40 years worked out ways to grow foods throughout the "off season". He has shared much of this knowledge through articles and in lectures throughout this and other countries.
Orchard Floor Management in Organic Systems (Webinar, from Jun 04, 2013 12:00 PM to Jun 04, 2013 01:00 PM)
 
Preview Screening of Gaining Ground (Portland, OR, from Jun 01, 2013 07:00 PM to Jun 01, 2013 10:00 PM)
A New Film on Food Justice and Feeding Our Communities Sustainably The negative impacts of industrial agriculture are everywhere. The increasing threat of genetically engineered food and the destruction of local communities can make us feel powerless to effect change. GAINING GROUND is an intimate view of rural and urban farmers who are embracing this challenge.
Organic Dairy Forages Webinar this Thursday May 23 (from May 23, 2013 11:00 AM to May 23, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (online, from May 21, 2013 05:00 PM to May 21, 2013 07:00 PM)
 
Integrated Soil Management Workshop (Corvallis, OR, from May 20, 2013 08:00 AM to May 21, 2013 05:00 PM)
 
SEED SAVING AND SEED STEWARDSHIP: The Path to Locally Adapted Seed and True Food Freedom (Corvallis, OR, from May 19, 2013 10:00 AM to May 19, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructors: Andrew Still & Sarah Kleeger of the Seed Ambassadors Project , Adaptive Seeds and Open Oak Farm in Brownsville area
Growing the Most in Your Space (Colonel Summers Community Garden, from May 18, 2013 09:00 AM to May 18, 2013 12:00 PM)
Learn how to produce more with intensive growing techniques like succession sowing, companion planting, and vertical gardening.
Pollinator Conservation Planning Short Course (Central Point, Oregon, from May 14, 2013 09:30 AM to May 14, 2013 04:30 PM)
 
OTA Policy Conference and Hill Visit Days (Washington, D.C., from May 14, 2013 12:00 AM to May 15, 2013 12:00 AM)
Registration is now open for OTA’s annual Policy Conference and Hill Visit Days. OTA’s signature policymaking event kicks off with a full day of briefings from policy influencers. Industry members will then make their voices heard as they embark on pre-arranged visits with key Members of Congress.
Cover Crop and Soil Health Workshop (Corvallis, OR, from May 02, 2013 08:30 AM to May 02, 2013 01:30 PM)
Topics include: Soil Quality Assessment, Soil Health and Your Health, Farmer Talk on Cover Crops, Cover Crop Calculator, Precision Agriculture, Field Demonstrations
OTA Policy Conference and Hill Visit Days (from Apr 30, 2013 12:00 AM to May 01, 2013 12:00 AM)
Given the challenges and opportunities ahead for organic, it is critical that the industry embrace "Organic Week in Washington" to reach elected officials and other policy influencers in our nation's capital. The opportunities for advocacy, networking and education this event affords are unparalleled.
COSMIC INFLUENCES ON GARDENING AND FARMING PROCESSES: Quantum and Nano Effects (Corvallis, OR, from Apr 28, 2013 10:00 AM to Apr 28, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Harry MacCormack Practitioner of cosmic timing and other awareness in 40 years of gardening and farming, author of many articles for Llewellyn Publishing and others on these topics. This class will deal with the elements in Harry's book: Cosmic Influences on Agricultural Processes. This workshop has been well received as it leads your understanding through and beyond systems promoted by popular planting calendars.
The Food Revolution 2013 Summit (from Apr 27, 2013 07:00 AM to May 05, 2013 12:15 PM)
 
Scouting for Vegetable and Fruit Pests on Organic Farms (Online, from Apr 25, 2013 11:00 AM to Apr 25, 2013 12:00 PM)
Crop consultant, Doug O’Brien, and organic farmer, Helen Atthowe share their pest monitoring and decision making tips and shortcuts. Learn how to look for insect, disease, and crop quality problems on organic vegetable and fruit farms. They will also touch on some ideas about how to maintain records that will help you better understand pest problems and what to do about them.
Researcher and Farmer Innovation to Increase Nitrogen Cycling on Organic Farms (Online, from Apr 23, 2013 11:00 AM to Apr 23, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
Learn, Grow and Engage with Oregon Tilth (Luscher Farm, from Apr 20, 2013 01:00 PM to Apr 20, 2013 04:00 PM)
Dig in and get your hands dirty at this Community Work Party. This event is FREE!
Introduction to your 20x20 Garden Plot (Luscher Farm, from Apr 20, 2013 10:00 AM to Apr 20, 2013 12:00 PM)
We'll teach you all you need to grow the most in your space this season.
Supplementing the Organic Dairy Cow Diet: Results of Molasses and Flaxseed Feeding Trials Webinar (online, from Apr 18, 2013 11:00 AM to Apr 18, 2013 12:00 PM)
As certified organic grain prices continue to increase, dairy farmers are interested in finding ways to maintain or improve milk production while reducing feed costs. In the quest to find lower-cost alternatives, there has been increased interest in supplementing pasture-based livestock diets with products like molasses and flaxseed.
Creating Quality Compost (Corvallis, OR, from Apr 18, 2013 09:00 AM to Apr 18, 2013 10:00 AM)
 
Free Webinar for Specialty Crop Farmers (Online, from Apr 17, 2013 03:00 PM to Apr 17, 2013 05:00 PM)
On Wednesday, April 17 at 6 p.m., the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) will offer a free webinar designed for specialty crop farmers titled, “Estimating Cover Crop Nitrogen and Choosing Organic Fertilizers for Your Farm.”
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (Online, from Apr 16, 2013 05:00 PM to Apr 16, 2013 07:00 PM)
 
MAKING AND UNDERSTANDING COMPOSTS AND COMPOST TEAS (Corvallis, OR, from Apr 14, 2013 10:00 AM to Apr 14, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Harry MacCormack is owner/operator of Sunbow Farm and has written and lectured internationally on these topics. He has extensive experience in making the products he uses. This popular workshop is a practical and hands-on introduction to the complexities of the Soil Food Web paradigm. Science for non-scientists, our approach leaves you with basic information and techniques. Essential information for gardeners or farmers.
Portland EcoFilm Festival (Portland, Oregon, from Apr 11, 2013 07:00 PM to Apr 11, 2013 09:30 PM)
 
Spring 2013 NOSB Meeting (Portland, OR, from Apr 09, 2013 12:00 AM to Apr 11, 2013 12:00 AM)
Mark your calendars for the upcoming NOSB Spring Meeting
BACKYARD POULTRY (Corvallis, OR, from Apr 07, 2013 10:00 AM to Apr 07, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructors: Steve Rose and Olaf Sweetman Steve has a long history of raising chickens, geese, and other animals as part of an integrated small farm. Olaf has brought ducks back to Sunbow and has successfully raised them from day olds to producing egg layers.
Organic Gardening 101 (Luscher Farm, from Apr 06, 2013 10:00 AM to Apr 06, 2013 11:30 AM)
Learn about soil, plants, compost, beneficial insects, and how your garden can become a living, thriving ecosystem.
Practical Soil Biology (Online, from Apr 04, 2013 09:00 AM to Apr 04, 2013 10:00 AM)
This webinar will teach the practical applications of soil biology and managing this resource. Its a perfect class for those new to soil biology or as a review for using these practices. Soil testing will be covered. $50.
Complete Organic Gardening Course (Corvallis, OR, from Apr 03, 2013 12:00 AM to Apr 27, 2013 12:00 AM)
A month long in-depth gardening program. Learn all you need to grow your own food!
Farm Equipment with Josh Volk (Oregon City, OR, from Apr 02, 2013 01:00 PM to Jun 10, 2013 05:00 PM)
Josh Volk, Slow Hand Farms, will be teaching Farm Equipment at CCC Hort Dept. Students will learn effective on-farm use of hand & power tools through study of historical, traditional, and modern small-farm crop planting, cultivation, & harvest tools.
Organic Systems Research at the University of Nebraska (online, from Mar 26, 2013 11:00 AM to Mar 26, 2013 12:00 PM)
This webinar will present an overview of research being conducted at the University of Nebraska on organic farming, and will include 10-minute summaries by researchers of projects that emphasize production issues, grain quality, and agrosystem impacts.
Mushroom Cultivation Design Course w/ Fungi For the People (Dexter, OR, from Mar 25, 2013 09:00 AM to Mar 29, 2013 06:30 PM)
A unique opportunity the learn the practices of Mushroom Cultivation in a forest community homestead, and from a team of experienced cultivators. This is a Hands-On course focusing on ecologically and regionally appropriate mushroom growing.
BEAN, GRAIN & EDIBLE SEEDS: Homestead Scale (from Mar 24, 2013 10:00 AM to Mar 24, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Harry MacCormack Harry has been working with grains, beans, and seeds on a homestead scale for 40 years. During the past 7 years the research plots at Sunbow Farm have been a large part of the drive to create the Southern Willamette Valley Bean and Grain Project. Some of the plot plantings have included black, pinto, soy, lentil, red and garbanzo beans, over-wintering peas, 3 rye varieties, 2 triticale varieties, 4 wheat varieties, 2 varieties of quinoa, amaranth, buckwheat and sunflower and will all be demonstrated during this workshop.
CSA Farmer's Guide to Accepting SNAP/EBT Payments (Online, from Mar 21, 2013 11:00 AM to Mar 21, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (Online, from Mar 19, 2013 05:00 PM to Mar 19, 2013 07:00 PM)
 
Research Update on Non-antibiotic Control of Fire Blight (Online, from Mar 19, 2013 11:00 AM to Mar 19, 2013 12:00 PM)
 
2013 Family Farm & Ranch Day (Salem, OR, from Mar 18, 2013 09:30 AM to Mar 18, 2013 12:30 PM)
Family Farm & Ranch Rally day brings producers and eaters from across the state to Salem for a full day of citizen lobbying training, meetings with legislators and a rally on the capitol steps. We even set up a Farmers Market in the capitol galleria! All of this is to build support for sustainable, family agriculture for current and future generations. Citizens lobby legislators on specific legislation and talk to them about barriers and opportunities for agriculture and food production.
NOP Update Webinar (Online, from Mar 13, 2013 11:00 AM to Mar 13, 2013 12:00 PM)
Join eOrganic for a webinar by Miles McEvoy, Deputy Administrator of the USDA National Organic Program. In this webinar, he will provide an update about National Organic Program (NOP) priorities and key projects. The content will focus on updates of interest to organic producers, handlers, and certifiers. The webinar will take place on March 13, 2013 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). It's free and open to the public, and advance registration is required.
National Organic Program (NOP) Update (onl, from Mar 13, 2013 11:00 AM to Mar 13, 2013 12:00 PM)
by Miles McEvoy, NOP. In this webinar, he will provide an update about National Organic Program (NOP) priorities and key projects. The content will focus on updates of interest to organic producers, handlers, and certifiers.
Growing Farms (Corvallis, OR, from Mar 12, 2013 04:30 PM to Apr 23, 2013 09:00 PM)
Growing Farms is designed for beginning farmer in their first 5-years of business. Come and learn how to navigate the biological, financial and human aspects of specialty crop farming while getting to know the local small farm community.
NRCS Conservation Practices, Organic Management and Soil Health (online, from Mar 11, 2013 11:00 AM to Mar 11, 2013 12:00 PM)
Dr. Susan Andrews will provide an overview of NRCS' Soil Health Initiative and then present the Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis to explain why organic practices can be part of this effort. Drs. Michelle Wander and Carmen Ugarte will review the NRCS enrollment tool for the Conservation Stewardship Program and discuss how well organic practices perform when evaluated by this tool.
SURBURBAN/URBAN HOMESTEAD: BEING YOUR FOOD SOURCE (from Mar 10, 2013 10:00 AM to Mar 10, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Harry MacCormack Harry's work with Ten Rivers Food Web helping individuals and groups use lawns and neighborhoods to create an organized food source prompts this class. Harry has consulted with many who have transitioned yards to food sheds. He will also lay out some principles for organizing a food community within neighborhoods.
Occupy Science: Support Critical Organic Research (Anaheim, CA, from Mar 08, 2013 07:00 PM to Mar 08, 2013 10:00 PM)
This year's program will feature an inspiring presentation by the Organic Trade Association's CEO/Executive Director Christine Bushway, our favorite MC Sara Snow, and the introduction of The Organic Center's new Director of Science.
Natural Products Expo West (Anaheim, CA, from Mar 07, 2013 10:00 AM to Mar 10, 2013 04:00 PM)
Natural Products Expo West is the world's largest and premier tradeshow for the natural, organic and healthy products industry. Since 1981, Natural Products Expo West has been the leading independent voice and industry event. In 2012, Natural Products Expo West hosted over 60,000 industry members and over 3,000 exhibits showcasing products in the categories of natural and specialty foods, organic, supplements, health and beauty, natural living and pet products. Nowhere else can you get your products in front of so many buyers within the natural and organic products industry. View further information below and join us in 2013!
Pemacultural talk with Tom Ward (Portland, OR, from Mar 07, 2013 07:00 AM to Mar 07, 2013 10:00 AM)
Tom Ward/Hazel, long time permaculturalist and visionary is coming to Portland! Presenting on 'Land conservation and Permaculture connect in Social Forestry.'
Growing Vegetables in Central Oregon (Central Oregon, from Mar 05, 2013 06:30 PM to Apr 10, 2013 08:30 PM)
The OSU Extension Service and Central Oregon Chapter of OSU Master Gardeners™ will host a series of two-hour vegetable gardening classes in March and April in Bend, Redmond, Madras, Prineville and Redmond.
Performance of Organic Treatments in Long-Term Systems Trials: Organic Benefits and Challenges in the Face of Climate Change (Online, from Mar 05, 2013 11:00 AM to Mar 05, 2013 12:00 PM)
In this webinar, Dr. Erin Silva will discuss 20+ years of data from the Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial, focusing on yield, economic, and soil quality data from the organic treatments. Impacts of recent flooding and drought events on organic performance will be included, as well as lessons from the data as it relates to refining the organic production system for long-term sustainability.
HACCP for the Organic Professional (Anaheim, CA, from Mar 05, 2013 12:00 AM to Mar 06, 2013 12:00 AM)
Achieving and maintaining HAACP standards and practices is critical for any food producer or manufacturer. Now there is a solution offered to you by the Organic Trade Association and NSF Training and Education, the Food Safety experts.
Corvallis Tilth Organic Gardening Club: Organic Fertilizer Sale (Corvallis, OR, from Mar 02, 2013 09:00 AM to Mar 16, 2013 01:00 PM)
Discount prices, first three Saturdays of March
13th Annual Small Farms Conference (Corvallis, OR, from Mar 02, 2013 12:00 AM to Mar 02, 2013 12:00 AM)
13th Annual Oregon State University OSU Extension Small Farms Conference
The Fellowship of Preparation Makers 12th Annual Conference (Fall Creek, OR, from Feb 28, 2013 12:00 AM to Mar 03, 2013 12:00 AM)
The Fellowship of Preparation Makers welcomes and encourages preparation makers at all stages of interest to join us on this path. Hosted by The Oregon Biodynamic Group
FSMA Webinar (Online, from Feb 27, 2013 11:00 AM to Feb 27, 2013 12:00 PM)
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Webinar for the Organic/Sustainable Ag Community Sponsored by NOC. FDA will present a short power point and will take questions from participants
Organic Quinoa Production in the Pacific Northwest (Online, from Feb 26, 2013 11:00 AM to Feb 26, 2013 12:00 PM)
This webinar will cover on-going research on quinoa breeding, varietal selection and agronomy at Washington State University. The intended audience is researchers, farmers and anyone interested in growing quinoa.
LIVING SOILS: BIOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY- AN INTRODUCTION (from Feb 24, 2013 10:00 AM to Feb 24, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Harry MacCormack Harry's grasp of the complexities of these topics were first unveiled in his classic book The Transition Document: Toward a Biologically Resilient Agriculture (4th edition (2010) which contains several chapters relevant to this workshop.
THE MOSES ORGANIC FARMING CONFERENCE (from Feb 21, 2013 12:00 AM to Feb 23, 2013 12:00 AM)
The MOSES Organic Farming Conference is the largest conference in the U.S. about organic and sustainable farming. The MOSES Conference offers more than 70 workshops taught by experts in their fields, inspiring keynote speakers, and a trade show with more than 170 exhibitors open exclusively to conference attendees. Every February, this event draws more than 3,000 farmers, advocates, educators, students, and more to the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis. This farmer-focused conference is celebrated as the foremost educational and networking event in the organic farming community.
Oregon Tilth February Board Meeting (Online, from Feb 20, 2013 05:30 PM to Feb 20, 2013 07:00 PM)
Contact organic@tilth.org to request details on how to join the meeting
Woody Plant Use and Propagation for Beneficial Habitat Workshop (Corvallis, OR, from Feb 20, 2013 09:00 AM to Feb 20, 2013 02:30 PM)
Participants will learn how to identify and propagate native woody species on their farm. There will be interactive exercises on plant selection and on-farm habitat design and hands-on practice in creating and planting cuttings.
Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Webinar (Online, from Feb 19, 2013 11:00 AM to Feb 19, 2013 12:00 PM)
Join eOrganic for a webinar by Anne Nielsen of Rutgers University on Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs. The webinar will take place at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public and advance registration is required.
BioFach Nürnberg (Nürnberg, Germany, from Feb 13, 2013 12:00 AM to Feb 16, 2013 12:00 AM)
With the U.S.-EU Organic Equivalence Arrangement entering into force on June 1, 2012, there are more opportunities than ever for U.S. organic companies to expand into the global markets. The arrangement facilitates the trade in organic products between the world’s two largest organic markets. Previously, growers and companies wanting to trade products on both sides of the Atlantic had to certify to both U.S. and EU standards, which meant extra fees, inspections, and paperwork.
Management for High-Quality Organic Wheat and Ancient Grain Production in the Northeast (Online, from Feb 12, 2013 11:00 AM to Feb 12, 2013 12:00 PM)
Researchers from the NIFA OREI project Value-added Grains for Local and Regional Food Systems will provide an overview of grain quality indicators and discuss critical steps in producing high-quality grain—from sourcing appropriate seed through planting and harvesting practices to seed-cleaning, dehulling, and storage. This webinar is for farmers, ag professionals, grain buyers and processors, and others seeking to optimize grain quality. While focused on production in the Northeast, many of the management practices discussed will be applicable to other regions of the country.
ESSENTIAL SPRING-SUMMER ORGANIC GARDENING : THE BASICS (from Feb 10, 2013 10:00 AM to Feb 10, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Harry MacCormack Over 50 years of gardening experience, author of several hundred gardening articles and newly released The Transition Document: Toward a Biologically Resilient Agriculture. A practical workshop on basic methodology to help insure your gardening success.
Oregon Tilth Town Hall Meeting (Portland, OR, from Feb 09, 2013 02:00 PM to Feb 09, 2013 04:00 PM)
All Oregon Tilth members and potential members are invited to the Oregon Tilth Members Town Hall Meeting at Organicology - Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 from 2 to 4PM at the Hilton Portland. Participation is free, Organicology registration is not required.
Permaculture Design Course, Weekends (Ashland, OR, from Feb 09, 2013 12:00 AM to Mar 16, 2013 12:00 AM)
SOPI gives you practical hands-on experience at a working permaculture farm. Includes vegetarian soup and bread for lunch. Cost: Early $790 ends January 9, Regular $990. Discount for couples.
Organicology 2013 (Portland, OR, from Feb 07, 2013 12:00 AM to Feb 09, 2013 12:00 AM)
Organicology is an interactive educational format created by four organic trade organizations designed to meet the diverse needs of our rapidly expanding trade.
Effects of Climate Change on Insect Communities in Organic Farming Systems (Online, from Feb 04, 2013 11:00 AM to Mar 04, 2013 12:00 PM)
This webinar will outline the potential for climate change to affect insect communities, and their interactions with plants, in cropping systems. Topics covered will include the effects of climate change on biodiversity and the functioning of agricultural ecosystems, and the role of organic farming practices in mitigating negative effects of climate change. The webinar will primary be targeted towards researchers and eXtension subscribers
Local Food Connection (Eugene, OR, from Feb 04, 2013 08:30 AM to Feb 04, 2013 04:00 PM)
Drawing together more than 250 food producers and food buyers from the region, this one day business-to-business event offers a unique venue for creating new business connections through networking sessions and educational workshops. Don't miss it!
Organic Methods for Control of Insect Pests and Diseases of Pecan and Peach (Online, from Jan 29, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 29, 2013 12:00 PM)
A number of insect pests and diseases can cause severe damage in orchard crops such as pecan and peach. Drs. David Shapiro-Ilan and Clive Bock from the USDA-ARS Fruit and Tree Nut Research Laboratory in Byron GA will provide information on organic solutions to control the key insect pests and diseases of pecan and peach. Based on their own research as well as others, Shapiro-Ilan and Bock will discuss organic approaches that are currently available as well as prospects for the future; some of their research results are applicable to other cropping systems as well.
PRUNING PERENNIALS: FRUIT TREES, BUSHES/VINES (from Jan 27, 2013 10:00 AM to Jan 27, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Steve Rose Organic Nurseryman & Farmer Long - time organic grower with combined skills in how to prune young fruit trees, older trees, vines and bushes. A hands-on workshop using Sunbow’s orchard, blueberry, grape, and boysenberry patches.
Bees: A Global Perspective (Eugene, OR, from Jan 25, 2013 12:00 AM to Feb 15, 2013 12:00 AM)
 
EcoFarm Conference 2013 (Pacific Grove, CA, from Jan 23, 2013 12:00 AM to Jan 26, 2013 12:00 AM)
The EcoFarm Conference is the oldest and largest gathering of ecologically sustainable agriculture advocates in the West. For 33 years, we have convened to create, maintain, and promote healthy and just food/farming systems. The multi-day conference yields myriad opportunities for over 1,500 participants to network with colleagues, discover the newest ecological agricultural research and techniques, and build, both individually and as a community.
Sustainable Foods Summit (San Francisco, CA, from Jan 22, 2013 12:00 AM to Jan 23, 2013 12:00 AM)
The Sustainable Foods Summit is a series of summits that focuses on the leading issues the food industry faces concerning sustainability and eco-labels such as Organic, Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance, etc.
Linking Cover Crops, Plant Pathogens, and Disease Control in Organic Tomatoes (Online, from Jan 21, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 21, 2013 12:00 PM)
Cover crops have many described uses, but choosing the right one for your operation is not a simple matter. Management costs need to be compared to their utility; e.g. for disease control. The results of field experiments conducted in NY, OH, and MD evaluating different cover crops for tomato production will be discussed.
Using Contans (Coniothyrium minitans) for White Mold Management on Organic Farms Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Jan 21, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 21, 2013 12:15 PM)
 
Social Forestry; Advanced Permaculture Course (Jacksonville, OR, from Jan 21, 2013 12:00 AM to Jan 26, 2013 12:00 AM)
6 day course at Wolf Gulch in Southern Oregon. Permaculture expert Tom Ward explores connecting with forests through ecological knowledge,restoration forestry,hand tools, woodcrafts, stories and wonder
NRCS EQIP Organic Initiative and Organic Dairy Farms Webinar by eOrganic (Webinar- Online, from Jan 16, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 16, 2013 12:15 PM)
 
NW Food Processors Expo &Conference (Portland, Oregon, from Jan 12, 2013 05:00 PM to Jan 15, 2013 06:00 PM)
 
Cascadia Grains Conference (Tacoma, WA, from Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM to Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM)
Registration is now open for a Washington State University Extension conference aimed at rebuilding a regional grain economy west of the Cascade Mountains in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia. The Cascadia Grains Conference is for farmers, bakers, millers, brewers, distillers, brokers, investors, and policy-makers.
A brighter Shade of Green: Exploring Sustainability Options for Oregon Cut Flower Farmers (Eugene, OR, from Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM to Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM)
An interactive one day workshop providing new and experienced cut flower farmers with education and resources to grow cleaner and sell better with an emphasis on opportunities to build higher value local markets through Salmon-Safe certification and Seattle Wholesale Growers Market.
Live Broadcast from the Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference: How Can Organic, Non-GMO, and GMO Crops Coexist? (Online, from Jan 10, 2013 08:15 AM to Jan 10, 2013 09:15 AM)
How can organic, non-GMO, and GMO crops coexist? That is the puzzle that USDA's Advisory Committee on Biotechnology & 21st Century Agriculture (AC21) has been asked to answer. AC21 Committee member Lynn Clarkson, President of Clarkson Grain in Cerro Gordo, IL. will discuss AC21's work and the issues at stake. Of special concern is adventitious presence, the term used for low levels of unintended material in seed, grain, or feed and food products. Clarkson will review the arguments underlying the battles between GMO and non-GMO farmers over adventitious presence and explore potential compromises to minimize adventitious presence in organic, non-GMO, and selected GMO crops.
The "Ancient" Grains Einkorn, Emmer, and Spelt: What We Know and What We Need to Find Out Webinar (Online, from Jan 08, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 08, 2013 12:00 PM)
Join eOrganic for a new webinar on ancient grains! The presentation takes place online on January 8, 2013 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). It's free and open to the public, and advance registration is required.
Developing an Organic System Plan for Row Crop Production (Online, from Jan 07, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 07, 2013 12:00 PM)
This presentation details how to develop an organic system plan for crop production to comply with the USDA National Organic Standard, with special attention to organic row crop production. The presenter will cover what must be included in organic system plan and the basic steps to organic certification.
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (online, from Dec 19, 2012 05:30 PM to Dec 19, 2012 07:00 PM)
 
Bovine Milk Fats: A Look at Organic Milk (Online, from Dec 18, 2012 11:00 AM to Dec 18, 2012 12:00 PM)
Join eOrganic for an organic dairy webinar on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 2 PM Eastern Time (1 PM Central, 12 PM Mountain, 11 AM Pacific Time. The webinar is free and open to the public. Space is limited and advance registration is required.
Oregon Tilth Annual Membership Meeting (Corvallis, OR, from Dec 12, 2012 05:30 PM to Dec 12, 2012 07:00 PM)
 
Orchard Floor Management in the Intermountain West Webinar (Online, from Dec 11, 2012 11:00 AM to Dec 11, 2012 12:00 PM)
This webinar will cover results and recommendations from recent research in organic peach and tart cherry in Utah. The focus will be primarily on the use of living and non-living mulches and their effect on tree growth and establishment, yield, soil fertility, soil quality, weed control and water use. We will cover pest dynamics as time permits. This webinar should be of interest to growers, farm advisors and researchers.
CCOF Crop Planning Webinar (Online, from Dec 11, 2012 09:30 AM to Dec 11, 2012 11:00 AM)
Are you already thinking about what to grow next year? Get a head start this winter with CCOF's introductory Crop Planning webinar and learn how to successfully plan for the next growing season.
Barley Fodder Feeding for Organic Dairies (Online, from Nov 27, 2012 11:00 AM to Nov 27, 2012 12:00 PM)
Organic dairy farmer John Stoltzfus has worked over the past few years to perfect his method of growing barley fodder on his New York farm. In this webinar, he and Fay Benson of Cornell University will discuss the benefits and challenges of growing and feeding fodder to dairy animals. Other animals (from horses to chickens) also have benefited from the practice and their owners may be able to adopt the principals addressed in this webinar.
BioFach Japan (Tokyo, Japan, from Nov 21, 2012 12:00 AM to Nov 23, 2012 12:00 AM)
Japan is known for being one of the most quality-driven markets in the world, but is also the largest importer of organic goods. In wake of the tragic Tsunami disaster, the need for quality organic products remains more prevalent than ever.
"Planting Habitat on Farms: Design, Techniques & Issues - with Sam Earnshaw" Webinar (Online, from Nov 16, 2012 11:00 AM to Nov 16, 2012 12:00 PM)
Join Sam Earnshaw, longtime Wild Farm Alliance collaborator, for an hour-long discussion about planting habitat on farms.
Using the eOrganic Organic Seed Production Tutorials (Online, from Nov 16, 2012 10:00 AM to Nov 16, 2012 11:00 AM)
Webinar participants will learn about the eOrganic Organic Seed Production tutorials, which cover the fundamentals of seed production for onions, beets and chard, brassicas, carrots, and wet-seeded crops. The tutorials were created by the Organic Seed Alliance, and Jared Zystro, who designed them, will present the webinar.
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (Corvallis, OR, from Nov 14, 2012 05:30 PM to Nov 14, 2012 07:00 PM)
 
Can we talk? Improving Weed Management Communication between Organic Farmers and Extension (Online, from Nov 13, 2012 11:00 AM to Nov 13, 2012 12:00 PM)
In this webinar, directed at Extension, government agency staff and researchers, Sarah Zwickle of the Ohio State University and Marleen Riemens of Wageningen University in the Netherlands will discuss their research on organic farmers’ weed management beliefs, perceptions and behaviors, and how it can contribute to research and extension efforts with organic farmers.
Professional Grant Development Workshop (Portland, OR, from Nov 12, 2012 08:30 AM to Nov 14, 2012 04:30 PM)
This intensive three-day grant proposal workshop is geared for: 1) those who wish to strengthen their grant writing skills and 2) beginners who wish to acquire and master the techniques of preparing, writing and winning proposals from various funding agencies. The center of attention will be on how to effectively write proposals in times of keen competition and limited resources. Much has happened in new regulations and in approaches to grant writing, be it for the researcher in the sciences and social sciences, education and non-profit professionals.
Energize Oregon (Eugene, Lake Oswego, McMinnville, OR, from Nov 05, 2012 03:00 PM to Nov 06, 2012 05:00 PM)
Free informational sessions for agricultural producers interested in renewable energy.
High Tunnel Greenhouse Workshop (Vancouver, WA, from Nov 02, 2012 09:00 AM to Nov 02, 2012 03:00 PM)
Rural landowners interested in raising high value crops for the local markets will be interested in attending a workshop on High Tunnel Greenhouses, offered by WSU Extension Clark County. A high tunnel greenhouse is a farm built, plastic-covered hoop house that is naturally ventilated by rolling up the sides or opening the doors. Crops such as tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, strawberries, and raspberries are grown in the ground underneath the cover of the high tunnel. Tunnels are typically tall enough that farmers can drive their tractors beneath them. Drip irrigation lines are laid within the crop rows to keep the plants growing through the summer.
Plowing with Draft Horses Workshop (Cottage Grove, OR, from Oct 29, 2012 12:00 AM to Oct 30, 2012 12:00 AM)
This workshop is designed for participants who have some experience in working with draft horses and would like to learn plowing and plowing techniques, including the proper adjustment of plow components for efficient and quality work.
Fall 2012 NOSB meeting (Providence, RI, from Oct 15, 2012 12:00 AM to Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM)
NOP announced that the fall 2012 National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting will be held in Providence, RI, Oct. 16-19 at the Providence Biltmore.
Learn, Grow and Engage with Oregon Tilth - Community Work Party (Luscher Farm, from Oct 14, 2012 01:00 PM to Oct 14, 2012 04:00 PM)
End your weekend on a productive and positive note!
Putting Your Garden to Bed (Luscher Farm, from Oct 14, 2012 10:00 AM to Oct 14, 2012 11:30 AM)
Be ahead of the game this season and join us for a hand’s on class demonstrating putting your garden to bed.
FoFF Aid (Friends of Family Farmers Benefit Concert) (Portland, OR, from Oct 11, 2012 07:30 PM to Oct 11, 2012 10:30 PM)
A benefit for Friends of Family Farmers, a grassroots organization promoting and protecting socially responsible farming in Oregon, with performances by The Robinsons, Northeast Northwest, and Max's Midnight Kitchen.
Pork Charcuterie (Grants Pass, OR, from Oct 08, 2012 12:00 AM to Oct 08, 2012 12:00 AM)
We'll cover hands-on sausage making, as well as starting our farmers with their own bacon, guanciale, pancetta and any other specialty items they need in their larder for the winter. Salt, pork and patience are our ingredients: no nitrate necessary.
Hands-on Pork Butchery (Grants Pass, OR, from Oct 06, 2012 12:00 AM to Oct 06, 2012 12:00 AM)
Come carve two pigs to meet our farmer’s order. We put the knife in your hand and walk you through traditional pork butchery. We will limit ourselves to knives, cleavers and hand saws for bone, thus eliminating waste.
Traditional Pork Slaughter Class (Grants Pass, OR, from Oct 05, 2012 12:00 AM to Oct 05, 2012 12:00 AM)
You’ll learn humane slaughter, sticking, hanging,scalding, de-hairing and eviscerating working with two pigs at their home-farm. This is a hands-on, all day course in traditional pork harvesting and cookery.
Sales Basics Webinar (Online, from Oct 03, 2012 09:30 AM to Oct 03, 2012 11:00 AM)
This webinar includes tips and tricks on how to determine a fair price for an organic product, create an availability list, and make an invoice. Participants will receive a template prior to the webinar to draft a sales pitch, and a chance to practice the pitch live with our expert presenter.
Oregon Tilth Special Membership Meeting (American Institute of Architects, 403 NW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, from Sep 29, 2012 02:00 PM to Sep 29, 2012 05:00 PM)
Your Vote Counts!
Links between Biodiversity Requirements of Organic Systems and NRCS Practice Standards (Online, from Sep 27, 2012 10:00 AM to Sep 27, 2012 10:00 AM)
From a conservation perspective, biodiversity and protection of natural resources are covered in the National Organic Program’s (NOP) regulations. Biodiversity conservation is part of the definition of organic farming, and the NOP requires that farmers and ranchers maintain or improve their soil, water, wetlands, woodlands, and wildlife.
Marketing 101 Webinar (Online, from Sep 26, 2012 09:30 AM to Sep 26, 2012 11:00 AM)
Learn the basics of how to bring your product to market from leading organic market experts, including the benefits and pitfalls of working with different market channels. This webinar includes a self-assessment tool to help you determine the right market channels for your operation.
Governance for Sustainability Webinar (online, from Sep 26, 2012 09:00 AM to Sep 26, 2012 10:00 AM)
New Belgium Brewing Co. has taken a commitment to "High Involvement Culture" to create a governance structure that is unique and effective. From Open-book management, employee ownership, zero based budgeting, employee autonomy, and other employee benefits, New Belgium has an unwavering commitment to culture that has resulted in innovative ideas and a compelling case study why creative governance is an essential component for sustainability.
Harvest Those Veggies (Luscher Farm, from Sep 20, 2012 05:30 PM to Sep 20, 2012 07:00 PM)
Join us in this hands on class as we harvest our way through Tilth’s organic demonstration garden. Learn the correct techniques to help your produce stay fresher and your plants stronger and healthier.
OTA's Annual Awards Gala (Baltimore, MD, from Sep 19, 2012 06:00 PM to Sep 19, 2012 11:00 PM)
Get on board with OTA and honor the 2012 Organic Leadership Award winners at the B&O Railroad Museum Roundhouse! Enjoy a delectable organic meal and cocktails in the roundhouse while touring one of the nation's most important railroad collections.
All Things Organic/Natural Products Expo East (Baltimore, MD, from Sep 19, 2012 10:00 AM to Sep 22, 2012 04:00 PM)
Natural Products Expo East is the largest natural, organic and healthy products trade show on the East Coast, and draws up to 25,000 international industry professionals 1,500 booths showcasing the latest trends and new product launches including: organic products, natural gourmet, health and beauty, pet products, supplements, and natural living.
The Organic Summit (Baltimore, MD, from Sep 19, 2012 07:30 AM to Sep 19, 2012 06:00 PM)
The Organic Summit is the place to participate in non-partisan, thoughtful discussion of key issues facing the organic industry. Attendees have a unique opportunity to engage at a very intimate level in the discussion and in developing solutions to the issues that are presented at the event and continue throughout the year.
National Small Farm Conference (Memphis, TN, from Sep 18, 2012 12:00 AM to Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM)
The 6th National Small Farm Conference, "Promoting the Successes of Small Farmers and Ranchers", will be hosted by Tennessee State University, College of Agricultural Human and Natural Sciences and the University of Tennessee. Successes in small farm activities will be shared, as well as innovative ideas in research, extension and outreach to strengthen collaboration and partnership among state specialists who work to ensure that small farmers and ranchers not only survive, but thrive in today’s economy.
SFTA’s Sustainability 101 workshop (Washington, D.C., from Sep 17, 2012 09:00 AM to Sep 17, 2012 05:00 PM)
Building the capacity for sustainability within the organic food trade through understanding, implementation, and reporting.
Luscher Farm Open House (Luscher Farm, from Sep 15, 2012 10:00 AM to Sep 15, 2012 03:00 PM)
Join us for this fun and family friendly day exploring historic Luscher Farm!
Beginning Draft Horse Workshop (Cottage Grove, OR, from Sep 15, 2012 12:00 AM to Sep 16, 2012 12:00 AM)
The farm is a unique location and ideal opportunity for learning and success. They have a number of horses who are very patient teachers and a huge assortment of equipment for your learning.
AGR-Lite—Understanding Whole-Farm Insurance for the Specialized, Diversified, and Organic Farm (Online, from Sep 13, 2012 10:00 AM to Sep 13, 2012 11:00 AM)
The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) will offer a one-hour webinar on Thursday, September 13, to explain Adjusted Gross Revenue Lite (AGR-Lite)— a unique, federally subsidized crop-insurance product that holds great promise to serve the needs of smaller, diverse, specialty crop, organic, and direct-market farmers.
Small Farm School (Oregon City, OR, from Sep 08, 2012 08:00 AM to Sep 08, 2012 05:00 PM)
Small Farm School is an all day event for small acreage rural land owners and beginning farmers in the North Willamette Valley.
Growing Power's National-International Urban & Small Farm Conference (West Allis, WI, from Sep 07, 2012 12:00 AM to Sep 09, 2012 12:00 AM)
In 2012, we expect to have even more breakout sessions, more speakers, and more tours. We anticipate over 3,000 participants will attend, and 200 of the nation’s most well-known food-system experts will share their knowledge. As you can see, there’s a lot to learn and share! Mark the date, and come help us ‘Grow the Good Food Revolution’. We’ll be waiting for you in Milwaukee.
AGR-Lite: Insuring Small- to Medium-Sized Operations (Online, from Sep 06, 2012 09:00 AM to Sep 06, 2012 10:00 AM)
The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) will offer a webinar on Thursday, September 6, to explain crop-insurance options such as Adjusted Gross Revenue Lite (AGR-Lite) — a unique, federally subsidized crop-insurance product that holds great promise to serve the needs of small- to medium-sized diverse, specialty crop, organic, and direct-market farmers.
Organic Urban Land Care Workshop (Eugene, OR, from Sep 05, 2012 03:00 PM to Sep 05, 2012 04:30 PM)
Just as organic farming plays an important role in creating a healthier environment, organic land care in urban areas is integral to creating healthier, safer communities. That's why NCAP and the Sustainable Places Information Network (SPIN) invite you to a free workshop on organic methods for urban land care.
Farming with Draft Horses Workshop (Cottage Grove, OR, from Aug 25, 2012 12:00 AM to Aug 26, 2012 12:00 AM)
This workshop is designed for participants, who have some experience in working with draft horses and would like to learn methods and skills so that they can use their horse(s) for farm related tasks.
Educated Cows and Sheep Eat Weeds (Oregon City, OR, from Aug 24, 2012 10:00 AM to Aug 24, 2012 03:00 PM)
This one-day, Oregon City workshop, based on Fred Provenza’s principles, tells you how to train cows/sheep to eat weeds (like Canada thistle, which is nutritious as alfalfa!). Consultant Kathy Voth from Colorado will teach the workshop.
Keyline Design for Whole Farm Fertility (Boring, OR, from Aug 24, 2012 08:30 AM to Aug 26, 2012 04:00 PM)
Develop Your Toolbox For A Rapidly Changing World – Dought-Proof Your Property – Rapid Topsoil Creation – Eliminate Off-Farm Inputs – Livestock As Tools To Improve Land – Integrate Pastures, Ponds, And Productive Tree Crop
Graywater Workshop (Portland, OR, from Aug 23, 2012 06:30 PM to Aug 23, 2012 08:30 PM)
Have you ever thought of re-using water from your shower or washing machine to irrigate your landscape? Maybe you didn't even know it was possible. Your great-grandmother might not have considered using water twice to be a big deal—it was just common practice back then. These days, as we all think about ways to use less water around our homes, the subject of graywater is gaining popularity again.
Food Safety Webinar (Online, from Aug 23, 2012 10:00 AM to Aug 23, 2012 11:30 AM)
In this informative Webinar, experts from the Organic Trade Association and NSF Training and Education present an overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act as it applies to the organic processor.
Integrating Pigs into a Diverse Small Farm Operation (Corbett, OR, from Aug 22, 2012 01:00 PM to Aug 22, 2012 06:00 PM)
Join Jessica and Fred Eppley-Henning of Growing Seeds Farm, Pete Sturman, Nick Andrews and Gene Pirelli with OSU extension to learn about raising healthy pigs on a diverse farm.
Webinar to Introduce New Organic Seed Database (Online, from Aug 21, 2012 11:00 AM to Aug 21, 2012 12:00 PM)
Beginning this fall, Organic Seed Finder will serve as a valuable tool by providing reliable organic seed availability information. The database aims to facilitate the growth and success of the organic seed sector and support farmer, certifier, and handler decisions for better meeting the national organic seed requirement and serving organic production, which remains one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. food industry.
Farmscaping for Predators, Parasitic Wasps, and Native Bees at Berggren Demonstration Farm (Walterville, OR, from Aug 15, 2012 10:00 AM to Aug 15, 2012 01:00 PM)
Come join Gwendolyn Ellen (IPPC, Farmscaping for Beneficials Program Coordinator) and participants in an educational tour of the Berggren Demonstration Farm and a rousing round of the Bugscaping Game.
Northeast Organic Farming Association Summer Conference (Massachusetts, from Aug 10, 2012 12:00 AM to Aug 12, 2012 12:00 AM)
This is the one stop place for info about the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Summer Conference. Our last conference took place at UMass Amherst August 12-14, 2011. The next conference will be August 10-12, 2012.
Tilth's Top Ten Perennials (Luscher Farm, from Aug 01, 2012 06:00 PM to Aug 01, 2012 07:30 PM)
Walk Tilth’s demonstration garden and discuss our super star perennials. From drought tolerant and beneficial to elegant and beautiful, each has a role and function easily replicated in your garden.
Worm Bin Troubleshooting (Luscher Farm, from Jul 28, 2012 01:30 PM to Jul 28, 2012 03:00 PM)
This class is for anyone thinking of starting a worm bin or has questions about their own bin. We’ll cover what you need for a successful, healthy and simple bin.
Learn, Grow and Engage with Oregon Tilth (Luscher Farm, from Jul 28, 2012 09:30 AM to Jul 28, 2012 12:30 PM)
Dig in and get your hands dirty at this Community Work Party. This event is FREE!
SolWest Fair (John Day, OR, from Jul 27, 2012 01:00 PM to Jul 29, 2012 03:30 PM)
Balance traditional skills with new technology in your quest for sustainable living. Learn to hand-craft buildings and food systems, provide your own energy, and have a bountiful life requiring fewer resources. Over 50 free workshops, 40 exhibitors.
Financing Innovation - supporting sustainability - webinar (online, from Jul 24, 2012 10:30 AM to Jul 24, 2012 11:30 AM)
Join the Sustainable Food Trade Association for our webinar on Financing Innovation. While the return on investment for sustainability has developed a good track record for costs saving, improved operations or efficiencies and increased brand value – the HOW isn’t as obvious.
Hay/Forage Workshop (Cottage Grove, OR, from Jul 21, 2012 12:00 AM to Jul 22, 2012 12:00 AM)
This workshop is designed for participants who have some experience in working with draft horses and would like to learn methods and skills so they can use their horse(s) to grow and harvest hay and other on farm feed crops.
Grass-Based Dairy (Online, from Jul 19, 2012 12:30 PM to Jul 19, 2012 01:30 PM)
Managed grazing can be a highly profitable business - with low inputs, and high margins, even adding more value to your land as your soil gets deeper.
Workshop to Build Capacity for Sustainability (Berkely, CA, from Jul 17, 2012 08:00 AM to Jul 17, 2012 05:00 PM)
The Sustainable Food Trade Association has developed a workshop that builds the capacity for sustainability within the organic food trade through understanding, implementation, and reporting.
Processing Poultry - HB 2872 and the 1000 bird exemption (Mulino, OR, from Jul 16, 2012 02:00 PM to Jul 16, 2012 07:00 PM)
This hands-on workshop addresses the new laws and regulations for farm direct slaughter and sales under Oregon HB 2872 (the 1000 bird exemption).
Your Organic Dairy Herd Health Toolbox (Online, from Jul 16, 2012 11:00 AM to Jul 16, 2012 12:15 PM)
In this free presentation, Dr. Karreman will discuss organic dairy herd health considerations, approaches to organic dairy cattle treatment currently allowed by the National Organic Program, and how best to work with your local veterinarian.
Organic Dairy Herd Health Webinar (Online, from Jul 16, 2012 12:00 AM to Jul 16, 2012 12:15 PM)
Join eOrganic for a new webinar on Your Organic Dairy Herd Health Toolbox, by Dr. Hubert Karreman on Monday, July 16, 2012 from 2 pm to 3:15 pm ET (1 - 2:15 pm Central, 12 - 1:15 pm Mountain, 11 am - 12:15 pm Pacific time). In this free presentation, Dr. Karreman will discuss organic dairy herd health considerations, approaches to organic dairy cattle treatment currently allowed by the National Organic Program, and how best to work with your local veterinarian.
How to Cook Meat (Vashon Island, from Jul 13, 2012 12:00 AM to Jul 13, 2012 12:00 AM)
The most common dilemmas of meat cooking will be addressed. We will cover the approach to meat cookery that will enable you to cook any cut successfully, no matter how tough or lean. You will braise, roast and pan fry distinct cuts of pork to perfection before the class is over. We will end with a primer on deglazing for a quick sauce.
Food and Farm Bike Adventure for High School Students (Trout Lake, WA, from Jul 09, 2012 08:00 AM to Jul 13, 2012 06:00 PM)
Rising 9th-12th graders are invited to spend a week biking, farming, and learning about organic agriculture from Trout Lake dairy, chicken, and vegetable growers. Participants will cook locally produced food, discuss food, and bike every day.
Pork Sausage Class (Vashon Island, from Jul 07, 2012 12:00 AM to Jul 07, 2012 12:00 AM)
A whole day dedicated to that decadent part of the pig harvest that combines the complexities of flavor, fat and thrift. The place where all your scraps go and then constitute the most eloquent amalgamation achieved by human-kind.
Raising and Marketing Healthy Sheep (Canby, OR, from Jun 28, 2012 02:00 PM to Jun 28, 2012 07:00 PM)
Join Dan and Susie Wilson of SuDan Farms, Gene Pirelli of OSU Extension Service and Robert Dyk of USDA-APHIS in this day-long workshop focused on small-scale sheep production.
Alternative Fuels Used by Organic Food Companies - Webinar (Online, from Jun 26, 2012 10:00 AM to Jun 26, 2012 11:00 AM)
Join SFTA for our webinar on how alternative fuels are being implemented in leading organic food companies. The response to reduce environmental impacts in the form of carbon emissions, air quality and reliance on fossil fuels have driven solutions for distribution and manufacturing. Hear from Organic Valley and Organically Grown Company on their solutions.
Organic Fruit: Impacts and Progress Webinar (Online, from Jun 21, 2012 01:30 PM to Jun 21, 2012 03:00 PM)
Impacts of Organic Production Systems on Fruit Nutritional Quality and Safety. Benbrook, USA Nutritional and Organoleptic Characterization of Apple Produced by Organic and Integrated Production Systems in Lleida (Spain). Huanca, Spain
Grass-Based Beef: The Business Case (Online, from Jun 21, 2012 12:30 PM to Jun 21, 2012 01:30 PM)
The domestic production of pastured beef is far lower than the domestic demand. This webinar will make the business case for pasture raised beef, present a case study of a highly successful operation, and point you to resources for learning how to transition to farming and ranching techniques that are higher value, environmentally positive and increase animal welfare.
Soil Management, Soils and crop Nutrition, Research Funding Webinar (Online, from Jun 21, 2012 08:00 AM to Jun 21, 2012 12:00 PM)
The Effects of Four Ground Cover Management Systems and Three Nutrient Sources on the Development and Performance of an Organic Apple Orchard in the Southern US. Rom, USA
4th Annual Farmscaping with Native Plants Field Day (Corvallis, OR, from Jun 20, 2012 09:00 AM to Jun 20, 2012 04:30 PM)
4th Annual Farmscaping with Native Plants Field Day Establishing Native Habitats for Beneficial Insects. OSU's Farmscaping for Beneficials, Xerces and the NRCS Plant Materials Center interactive field day on creating on-farm habitat for beneficial insects with native plants. Hands-on technical info on how to install, plants to use and beneficials id.
Insects and Plant Pathology Webinar (Online, from Jun 19, 2012 01:15 PM to Jun 19, 2012 05:00 PM)
Monitoring and Modeling Natural Enemies to Enhance Biological Control in Western US Tree Crops. V. Jones, USA Habitat Modifications and Species-Specific Pest Control Products Can Reduce Pest Control Costs. Unruh, USA
Raising Beef on Grass (Oregon City, OR, from Jun 19, 2012 01:00 PM to Jun 19, 2012 06:00 PM)
This on-farm workshop addresses management, production and marketing of grass-fed beef. Topics will include rotational grazing, pasture management, quality feed production, herd health, forage quality for finishing beef, and niche marketing.
Breeding and Genetics: Considerations for Organic Dairy Farms - Webinar (Online, from Jun 19, 2012 11:00 AM to Jun 19, 2012 12:15 PM)
This webinar addresses breeding and genetic considerations on organic dairies, including an evaluation of breeds common to organic dairy farms (calving, production, components, and economic performance), the latest research on cross breeding, and considerations for your farm.
Breeding and Genetics: Considerations for Organic Dairy Farms (Online, from Jun 19, 2012 11:00 AM to Jun 19, 2012 12:15 PM)
In this webinar, we will address breeding and genetic considerations on organic dairies, including an evaluation of breeds common to organic dairy farms (calving, production, components, and economic performance), the latest research on cross breeding, and considerations for your farm.
The Organic Fruit System Webinar (Online, from Jun 19, 2012 08:00 AM to Jun 19, 2012 12:15 PM)
Organic Fruit Growing and Markets in Europe in the early 2010s: Solutions, Challenges, and Perspectives. Franco Weibel, Switzerland
International Organic Fruit Symposium (Leavenworth, WA, from Jun 18, 2012 12:00 AM to Jun 21, 2012 12:00 AM)
Come learn and share your research and experience on the current and future state of organic fruit production and marketing at the International Organic Fruit Symposium. Participation is encouraged for all types of organic fruit – pome and stone, berries, grapes and citrus, temperate to tropical.
Small Space Gardening Q & A (Luscher Farm, from Jun 16, 2012 01:30 PM to Jun 16, 2012 03:00 PM)
This is our chance to ask Tilth's gardeners questions and learn what works for your space. We'll spend time on seasonal topics and make sure your questions get answered thoroughly.
Learn, Grow and Engage with Oregon Tilth (Luscher Farm, from Jun 16, 2012 09:30 AM to Jun 16, 2012 12:30 PM)
Dig in and get your hands dirty at this Community Work Party. This event is FREE!
Hands on Lamb Butchery (Vashon Island, from Jun 08, 2012 09:00 AM to Jun 08, 2012 03:05 PM)
Come learn the carcass breakdown of 2 lambs, using only traditional tools, our butcher block and your hands.
4th Annual Biodiversity Working for Farmers Tour (Milton-Freewater, OR, from Jun 07, 2012 09:00 AM to Jun 07, 2012 05:00 PM)
The tour, sponsored by the Western Region Functional Agro-Biodiversity Work Group will provide a direct experience of the progressive biodiversity enhancement practices used on two northeastern Oregon Farms, Hudson Bay and Earl Brown and Sons Inc.
Fundamentals of On-Farm Breeding Course (Port Townsend, WA, from Jun 04, 2012 08:30 AM to Jun 05, 2012 02:00 PM)
Participants can expect to learn fundamental skills to develop and adapt seed varieties for their organic farm conditions.
Tillage Tools Workshop (Cottage Grove, OR, from Jun 02, 2012 12:00 AM to Jun 03, 2012 12:00 AM)
We designed this workshop because we receive numerous requests for equipment assistance and repair from our workshop participants. This workshop will give you a foundation and understanding of both basic and advanced horse drawn tillage tools.
Tropical and Semi-Tropical Organic Crop Production (Online, from May 31, 2012 01:00 PM to May 31, 2012 02:30 PM)
Florida Organic Growers (FOG) will lead NRCS staff on short virtual tours of three certified organic operations in Florida and Puerto Rico as part of a live, hour-and-a-half-long webinar. The goal of the webinar is to share with NRCS staff the perspectives, management principles, agricultural practices, and needs of organic growers in this region.
One Page Business Plan and One Page Financial Plan (Online, from May 31, 2012 06:00 AM to May 31, 2012 08:00 AM)
No matter what type of farm or food enterprise you envision, a business plan will serve you well. In this webinar, we will introduce the One-Page Business Plan and the One-Page Financial Plan that goes with it.
Beginning Draft Horse Workshop (Cottage Grove, OR, from May 26, 2012 12:00 AM to May 27, 2012 12:00 AM)
The farm is a unique location and ideal opportunity for learning and success. They have a number of horses who are very patient teachers and a huge assortment of equipment for your learning.
Farm Bill Teach-in (Portland, OR, from May 22, 2012 05:30 PM to May 22, 2012 07:30 PM)
Author Dan Imhoff's book Food Fight presents a comprehensive yet easily understandable explanation of how the Farm Bill affects all of us. He's a good speaker and teacher, and shouldn't be missed if you are concerned with federal policy and our food.
NOSB Spring 2012 Meeting (Albuquerque, from May 22, 2012 08:00 AM to May 25, 2012 12:00 PM)
 
The Basics of Summer Fruit Tree Pruning (Luscher Farm, from May 20, 2012 10:00 AM to May 20, 2012 12:00 PM)
Tour Oregon Tilth’s urban orchard and learn basic pruning techniques to increase aesthetics and boost fruit production Co-sponsored by Oregon Tilth & Home Orchard Society
Hedgerows workshop (Portland, OR, from May 18, 2012 12:00 AM to May 20, 2012 12:00 AM)
A hedgerow is a beautiful, functional and biologically diverse feature in many rural, suburban, and urban landscapes. These multi-tiered collections of trees, shrubs, ground covers, vines, flowers and herbs create bountiful borders for fields, waterways, and city lots.
CCOF Organic Labelling Webinar (Online, from May 16, 2012 09:00 AM to May 16, 2012 11:00 AM)
California Certified Organic Farmers is offering a webinar on organic labeling, which will clarify confusing requirements and define a step-by-step process for developing labels that comply with the USDA National Organic Program.
Sustainable Textiles Symposium (Corvallis, OR, from May 14, 2012 09:00 AM to May 14, 2012 05:30 PM)
The goal of the Symposium is to introduce students and the community to the vast and varied world of sustainable textiles and apparel, and its many innovative components. Who are our local companies pioneering sustainable textile production, new recycling techniques and innovative designs? How can our future OSU graduates be involved in these amazing projects that will transform the face of the textile industry?
Edibles Container Gardening (Faubion School, from May 09, 2012 06:00 PM to May 09, 2012 07:30 PM)
Attend this class to learn how to grow bountiful vegetables in containers.
Changing the Way We Feed Our Children (Eugene, OR, from May 04, 2012 07:00 PM to May 04, 2012 08:30 PM)
An evening with Chef Ann Cooper “The Renegade Lunch Lady”
Growing the Most in Your Space (Faubion School, from Apr 25, 2012 06:00 PM to Apr 25, 2012 07:30 PM)
Discover simple ways to maximize your garden through soil prep, succession sowing and companion planting.
Organic Dairy Fly Management (online, from Apr 19, 2012 10:00 AM to Apr 19, 2012 12:30 PM)
The webinar broadcast is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. Listeners will hear the speakers and be able to view the PowerPoint presentations. Because this is a broadcast of a live event, we cannot guarantee exact start and end times.
Oregon Growers Food Safety Training and Education Opportunity (Oregon, from Apr 17, 2012 09:00 AM to May 02, 2012 04:00 PM)
 
Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops (from Apr 11, 2012 07:00 PM to Apr 11, 2012 08:30 PM)
Please join us at the next lecture in the Food for Thought public lecture series on Wednesday, April 11th at 7 pm -LaSells Stewart Center at OSU: Dr. Yves Carrière, Looking back: Environmental impacts of genetically engineered crops
Getting Your Garden Started (Sellwood Community Center, from Apr 11, 2012 06:00 PM to Apr 11, 2012 07:30 PM)
Get an overview of organic gardening basics from setting up your beds and which tools to use, to adding fertilizers and compost.
ACRES Agricultural Composting Resources and Education Series workshop (Aurora, from Apr 06, 2012 09:00 AM to Apr 13, 2012 09:00 PM)
The ACRES Agricultural Composting Resources and Education Series workshop is being offered again on April 6th and 13th, 2012 at the North Willamette Research & Education Center in Aurora.
Oregon Biodynamic Group's Spring Open House (Milwaukie, OR, from Apr 01, 2012 10:00 AM to Apr 01, 2012 04:30 PM)
 
Farm-Scale Biodynamics (Sherwood, OR, from Mar 31, 2012 01:30 PM to Mar 31, 2012 05:00 PM)
We will use manual and mechanical methods to mix and apply horn-manure led by Beth Weiting
Webinar on NRCS EQIP Technical and Financial Support for Organic Farmers (online, from Mar 29, 2012 11:00 AM to Mar 29, 2012 12:00 PM)
Join eOrganic for a Webinar on March 29, 2012 on the NRCS EQIP Program by Sarah Brown of Oregon Tilth. The webinar takes place at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public. Space is limited and advance registration is required.
The 2012 Sustainable Herb Conference (Corvallis, OR, from Mar 24, 2012 09:00 AM to Mar 24, 2012 05:00 PM)
GivingTree Farm Herb Company in partnership with Linn-Benton Community College's Benton Center and The Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center is proud to present The 2012 Sustainable Herb Conference.
Lawn to Lettuce, Lavender, and Lilies! (Luscher Farm, from Mar 18, 2012 10:00 AM to Mar 18, 2012 11:30 AM)
Learn how you can turn that sod into living soil and grow a beautiful, productive, low maintenance, organic garden
Permaculture Design Course and Implementation Practicum (Cottage Grove, OR, from Mar 18, 2012 09:00 AM to Jun 10, 2012 07:00 PM)
This course is a unique opportunity to participate in a complete Permaculture Design Course while gaining valuable hands on experience.
Eastern Oregon Food & Farm Connection Conference (Pendleton, OR, from Mar 15, 2012 10:00 AM to Mar 15, 2012 04:00 PM)
Eastern Region Food & Farm Connection on March 15th aims to connect local producers, buyers, and sellers of food One-day conference to feature speakers, training, and networking
CCOF offers Marketing 101 webinar (Online, from Mar 15, 2012 09:30 AM to Mar 15, 2012 11:00 AM)
Learn the basics of how to bring your product to market from leading organic market experts, including the benefits and pitfalls of working with different market channels. This webinar will include a self-assessment tool to help you determine the right market channels for your operation.
Comprehensive Organic Gardener Program (Luscher Farm & Sellwood Community Center, from Mar 14, 2012 06:00 PM to Apr 04, 2012 08:00 PM)
Join us this Spring to experience the busy season in our thriving Organic Demonstration Garden! Learn the foundations of self-sufficient, sustainable, and abundant organic gardening.
Winter Farming - Marketing (Central Point, OR, from Mar 12, 2012 05:00 PM to Mar 12, 2012 08:30 PM)
Speakers from a variety of direct marketing channels, including Farm to School, wholesale and retail buyers, on-line markets and CSA, will discuss opportunities to market winter produce.
Natural Products Expo West (Anaheim, CA, from Mar 08, 2012 12:00 AM to Mar 11, 2012 12:00 AM)
if you’re heading to Anaheim for Natural Products Expo West, stop by Booth #2704 to meet some of the Organic Trade Association team and catch up on important new developments. As you plan your time at the show, make sure to add these OTA activities and related events to your calendar
Starting Seeds Indoors (Sellwood Community Center, from Mar 07, 2012 06:00 PM to Mar 07, 2012 07:30 PM)
Save money on transplants this spring by learning how to tend your own seedlings indoors.
HACCP for the Organic Professional (Anaheim, CA, from Mar 07, 2012 12:00 AM to Mar 08, 2012 12:00 AM)
Achieving and maintaining HACCP standards and practices is critical for any food producer or manufacturer.
Winter Faming - Economics (Central Point, OR, from Feb 27, 2012 03:00 PM to Feb 27, 2012 06:30 PM)
Examine the economics of winter farming - enterprise budgets, labor costs, & the importance of pricing in winter production. Melanie Kuegler & Chris Jagger will share insights on their economic analysis of their operation, Blue Fox Farm.
Ecosystem Landscapes: creating beneficial urban landscapes (Luscher Farm, from Feb 25, 2012 09:00 AM to Feb 25, 2012 12:00 PM)
Learn how to transform your site to a vibrant garden using less water, fertilizer and money!
Register now for Soil Quality Network 2012 (Portland, OR, from Feb 23, 2012 09:00 AM to Feb 24, 2012 12:00 PM)
Soil Quality Network 2012 is the first of two workshops planned for agricultural professionals and land managers. Workshop participants will gain an appreciation for the role soil quality plays in crop productivity and the viability of agriculture operations.
Plan a Productive Garden (Sellwood Community Center, from Feb 22, 2012 06:00 PM to Feb 22, 2012 07:30 PM)
Attend this class to learn practical planning techniques for selecting seeds, optimizing space and increasing harvests.
Mummy Berry Management (eugene, or, from Feb 21, 2012 09:00 AM to Feb 21, 2012 02:45 PM)
Blueberry production workshop on lifting the mummy's curse
Winter Farming Tour (Medford, OR, from Feb 18, 2012 09:00 AM to Feb 18, 2012 03:30 PM)
This tour includes visits to both the Ashland and Medford food coops where produce buyers will discuss marketing opportunities for winter growers. We will also tour the winter farming operations of Fry Family Farm and One Leaf Microgreens.
FTSLA - The Natural Step Framework (Portland, OR, from Feb 10, 2012 08:30 AM to Feb 10, 2012 05:00 PM)
The FTSLA Learning Lab presents a one‐day, interactive workshop where you will learn and practice The Natural Step Framework (TNSF) as a tool for planning towards Sustainability in complex systems specifically for the organic food and agriculture industry.
Bean & Grain Farmer Mtg (Long Tom Grange, Ferguson Road, Junction City, from Feb 09, 2012 03:00 PM to Feb 13, 2012 07:30 PM)
Bean & Grain Farmer Meeting and Potluck Dinner with guest Steve Jones from Washington State University.
Linking Local Farmer, Fishermen, Ranchers & Food Buyers! (Eugene, OR, from Feb 06, 2012 12:00 AM to Feb 06, 2012 12:00 AM)
This lively and fun event brings together local food producers and buyers for business connections and to share information about building strong sustainable food networks.
MOA Annual Conference 2012 (St. Louis, MO, from Feb 02, 2012 09:30 AM to Feb 04, 2012 04:30 PM)
The Missouri Organic Association has set the stage for an agricultural conference that will blow the peas right out of the pod!!
CEFS: Internships (Goldsboro, North Carolina, from Feb 01, 2012 10:35 PM to Feb 01, 2012 10:35 PM)
Summer Interns with the Center for Environmental Farming Systems come from all over the country and world to work with faculty members on weekly classroom learning activities, hands-on farming experience, community projects and focused research projects conducted at CEFS' 2,000-acre research farm in Goldsboro, N.C.
Winter Framing Series - Production (Central Point, OR, from Jan 26, 2012 05:00 PM to Jan 26, 2012 08:30 PM)
Winter Farmers Chi Scherer and Tom Powell will cover the basics of winter production including planting dates, varietal selection, irrigation, cultivation, coping with inclement weather, harvest and post-harvest handling.
Sustainable Foods Summit (San Francisco, CA, from Jan 17, 2012 12:00 AM to Jan 18, 2012 12:00 AM)
The Sustainable Foods Summit is a series of summits that focuses on the leading issues the food industry faces concerning sustainability and eco-labels such as Organic, Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance, etc.
ODA now accepting concept proposals for next round of specialty crop project funding (from Jan 13, 2012 09:20 AM to Feb 27, 2012 12:00 PM)
ODA's call for concept proposals for the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
Organic Land Care Webinar (Online, from Jan 10, 2012 11:00 AM to Jan 10, 2012 01:00 PM)
Join us on January 10th, 2012 at 11am for a webinar with organic land care expert David Alba. David is the Organic Land Care Program Manager with Oregon Tilth.
North Willamette Horticulture Society: Organic Crops Section (Canby, OR, from Jan 10, 2012 12:00 AM to Jan 10, 2012 12:00 AM)
The Vegetable Section will be on Jan 11th and the Berry Section will be on Jan 12th, they may also interest you.
Horticulture Society Meeting (Canby, OR, from Jan 10, 2012 12:00 AM to Jan 12, 2012 12:00 AM)
Organic Crops, Vegetable, and Berry sections
CEFS: Apprenticeships (Goldsboro, North Carolina, from Jan 01, 2012 10:25 PM to Jan 01, 2012 10:25 PM)
The CEFS Apprenticeship is a work-study program.
The Butcher's Benefit (Vashon Island, WA, from Dec 18, 2011 05:00 PM to Dec 18, 2011 09:00 PM)
The 6-part webisode series is now in full production mode, with the first due out November 20th.
Permaculture Design Course at Lost Valley Educational Center (Dexter, OR, from Dec 01, 2011 09:00 AM to Dec 14, 2011 05:00 PM)
This will be the 21st annual session of this course and the permaculture principles taught offer a positive response to the uncertainties of the future.
1000 Friends is launching an initiative called the New Face of Farming (Corvallis, OR, from Nov 16, 2011 05:15 PM to Nov 16, 2011 07:15 PM)
The initiative is focused on listening to farmers and ranchers throughout the state to identify land use policy issues that could be adapted to help producers remain viable and profitable
1000 Friends is launching an initiative called the New Face of Farming (Phoenix, AZ, from Nov 15, 2011 05:15 PM to Nov 15, 2011 07:15 PM)
The initiative is focused on listening to farmers and ranchers throughout the state to identify land use policy issues that could be adapted to help producers remain viable and profitable
1000 Friends is launching an initiative called the New Face of Farming (Eugene, OR, from Nov 14, 2011 05:15 PM to Nov 14, 2011 07:15 PM)
The initiative is focused on listening to farmers and ranchers throughout the state to identify land use policy issues that could be adapted to help producers remain viable and profitable
Farm Production Practices for Safe Foods (Portland, OR, from Nov 07, 2011 12:00 AM to Nov 07, 2011 12:00 AM)
Many growers seek information about food safety and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs). Food safety management using GAPs can be utilized by growers to protect their businesses, broaden marketing opportunities and prepare for regulatory impacts of the Food Safety Modernization Act. Understanding scientific principles of produce food safety risks and control measures using GAPs can assist growers in implementing successful GAPs programs in their operations.
CFSC's Annual Conference Nov 5-8 in Oakland, CA! (Oakland, CA, from Nov 05, 2011 08:55 AM to Nov 08, 2011 08:55 PM)
Community Food Security Coalition Annual Conference Honoring our Roots. Growing the Movement
2011 Annual Meeting (Portland, OR, from Oct 27, 2011 06:00 PM to Oct 27, 2011 09:00 PM)
Sip fresh organic beer, connect with friends and learn about how organic beer is made. Join us on Thursday, October 27th at the 2011 Oregon Tilth Annual Meeting & Beer Tasting. The event will also serve as a benefit for Oregon Tilth Education and Research Programs.
Northwest Permaculture Convergence (Portland and St. Helens, OR, from Oct 13, 2011 12:00 AM to Oct 16, 2011 12:00 AM)
Check out 7 education tracks throughout the weekend as well as a Hands-on Skillshare Village, and a Queen of the Sun showing.
35th Annual Provender Alliance Educational Conference (Hood River, OR, from Oct 05, 2011 09:00 AM to Oct 07, 2011 12:00 AM)
Provender's annual gathering for natural and organic products retailers, manufacturers, distributors, consultants and others.Workshops, keynotes, manufacturer tabletop, networking, mentoring and relationship-building opportunity.
Salt Spring Island Apple Festival 2011 (Salt Spring Island, BC, from Oct 02, 2011 12:00 AM to Oct 02, 2011 12:00 AM)
We'd like to let you know about a very special little Apple Festival that happens every fall on Salt Spring Island.
Farm Fest (Ridgefield, Wa, from Sep 17, 2011 10:10 PM to Sep 17, 2011 11:10 PM)
northwestorganicfarms.com is having a HEIRLOM TOMATO AND GARLIC FEST ALSO PART OF WSU FARM TOUR COME TASTE 15 types of garlic and tomatoes tap your foot to the music shades of bluegrass and enjoy the day at the farm. the kids can feed the chickens.
Oregon Tilth Plant Sale & Open House at Luscher Farm! (Luscher Farm, Lake Oswego, OR, from Sep 17, 2011 10:00 AM to Sep 17, 2011 03:00 PM)
Celebrate Organically Grown in Oregon Week with a visit to Oregon Tilth's Demo Garden.
North American Gathering - Building Local Food Systems (Port Townsend, WA, from Sep 15, 2011 12:00 AM to Sep 18, 2011 12:00 AM)
Please join us for 4 days as we highlight local food systems with workshops on permaculture and edible landscaping, a farm tour, daily hikes, and a keynote address by Will Allen of Growing Power. Full conference and day rates available!
2nd Annual Local Harvest Feast & Auction (Eugene, OR, from Sep 01, 2011 05:30 PM to Sep 01, 2011 09:30 PM)
Join us for a locally grown, yummy, four-course dinner prepared by C. Ashley Hawkins including music, socializing, appetizers, luscious drinks, followed by dinner, more music and a silent and live auction.
Assessing Beneficial Insect Habitat on Your Farm (Philomath, OR, from Sep 01, 2011 01:00 PM to Sep 01, 2011 05:30 PM)
A Predacious Ground Beetle Example A collaborative farm walk of Gathering Together Farm and the Farmscaping for Beneficials Project at the Integrated Plant Protection Center and the Horticulture Department
Seedsaving Retreat Weekend (Oakville, WA, from Aug 26, 2011 07:00 PM to Aug 28, 2011 03:00 PM)
Wild Thyme Farm with Marisha Auerbach and Forest Shomer
Plate & Pitchfork OEC Benefit Dinner (Champoeg Farms, from Aug 21, 2011 05:00 PM to Aug 21, 2011 10:00 PM)
Each year a portion of the proceeds of the Farm Dinners goes to support organizations doing good things in our local community. We hope you'll do what you can do support these incredible groups year round.
Growing a Fall Salad (Luscher Farm, Lake Oswego, OR, from Aug 11, 2011 06:00 PM to Aug 11, 2011 07:30 PM)
 
The Tilth Table (Luscher Farm, from Aug 07, 2011 09:00 AM to Aug 07, 2011 01:00 PM)
A Farm Chef Series: Walk, Talk, Harvest and Cook with expert Gardeners and Chefs! Presented by Oregon Tilth and Allium Bistro.
Bean and Grain Farm Tour (from Jul 30, 2011 02:00 PM to Jul 30, 2011 06:00 PM)
If you haven’t visited the farm before and are interested in what it takes to produce locally grown dry beans, grains and flours, don’t miss this opportunity to tour one of the farms leading the transition to growing certified organic staple crops for local consumption.
Advanced Permaculture Workshop: Creating an Edible Food Forest (Cottage Grove, OR, from Jul 30, 2011 09:00 AM to Jul 31, 2011 04:00 PM)
Create a landscape with year round beauty and productivity by including food plants to enhance sustainable practices on any site. Applicable for the homeowner and professional, we use a wide variety of plants to establish a perennial polyculture.
SolWest Fair (John Day, OR, from Jul 29, 2011 01:00 PM to Jul 31, 2011 03:30 PM)
Journey to the Future” with traditional skills and new technology, learn about renewable energy and sustainable living at the thirteenth annual SolWest Renewable Energy Fair. Keynote speaker Philip Ackerman-Leist, author of “Up Tunket Road.
Organic On-Farm Plant Breeding Workshop (Philomath, OR, from Jul 27, 2011 09:00 AM to Jul 28, 2011 03:00 PM)
You are invited to learn basic on-farm, field techniques to develop and adapt seed varieties for organic farming conditions.
Cheese Making Workshop (Omak, WA, from Jul 16, 2011 10:00 AM to Jul 16, 2011 03:00 PM)
Learn to make your own cheese!
Tayberry Jam Music Festival Farm Benefit and Sustainability Summit (Saginaw, OR, from Jul 15, 2011 10:00 AM to Jul 17, 2011 12:00 AM)
Three day music festival and sustainability summit w/ camping. Featuring local, regional, and international music artists, speakers, artison vendors, and wholesome food.
Year Round Vegetable Gardening (Luscher Farm, Lake Oswego, OR, from Jul 14, 2011 06:00 PM to Jul 14, 2011 07:30 PM)
 
Polyface Farm Field Day (Swoope, VA, from Jul 09, 2011 12:00 AM to Jul 09, 2011 04:05 PM)
Gather the family, load up the car, and head for the hills this summer — the hills of the Salatin’s Polyface Farm — for a day of family fun and learning that could change your life.
Seed Growing For Market (Philomath, OR, from Jun 27, 2011 09:00 AM to Jun 27, 2011 05:00 PM)
A seminar designed for professional organic farmers interested in growing seeds commercially as part of a diversified system. If you have saved vegetable seed for your own use, but are considering growing for commercial sale, this seminar is for you.
Clackamas County Lavender Festival (Oregon City, OR, from Jun 25, 2011 10:00 AM to Jun 26, 2011 05:00 PM)
5th Annual Clackamas County Lavender Festival. Live Music, Lavender U-pick, Food, Wineries, Brewery, Lavender Essential Oil Distillation, Botanical Garden, Water Feature/Fountain, Horse-back riding, LAVENDER ICE CREAM! Free Admission! Family Friendly
Grow Your Own Seeds (Philomath, OR, from Jun 25, 2011 09:00 AM to Jun 25, 2011 05:00 PM)
As a gardener or small farmer, do you ever worry that seed companies will stop carrying the varieties that you love? Or do you just love plants and want to see them through their whole life cycle? Come learn about saving your own seed.
Introduction to Permaculture Design: A Design Workshop for Women (Cottage Grove, OR, from Jun 24, 2011 05:00 PM to Jun 26, 2011 04:00 PM)
In a comfortable, supportive and fun setting for women, learn Permaculture principles, strategies and basic techniques for efficient, bountiful and beautiful environments.Includes lecture, group discussions, slide shows, hands-on activities.
3rd Annual Biodiversity Working for Farmers Tour in Idaho (from Jun 23, 2011 08:45 AM to Jun 23, 2011 06:00 PM)
In lieu of indoor conferences, the FAB Work Group conducts annual tours on farms highlighting agricultural biodiversity. This year the 3rd Annual Biodiversity Working for Farmers Tour will be on two farms in the high desert of S Central Idaho.
Orlo Presents StrawBEARies and Cream Fest ( Orlo, Zoomtopia Builidng, 810 SE Belmont, Portland, from Jun 18, 2011 05:00 PM to Jun 18, 2011 10:00 PM)
Orlo, the environmental arts group in Portland, turns its attention to strawberries on June 18 with an event combining performance, a benefit dinner of strawberry entrees and mixology, and a small strawberry market.
3rd Annual Farmscaping with Native Plants Field Day (Corvallis, OR, from Jun 16, 2011 12:00 PM to Jun 16, 2011 05:00 PM)
Farmscaping for Beneficials (FSB) Project of OSU's Integrated Plant Protection Center, the NRCS Plant Materials Center, and the Xerces Society field day for creating on-farm habitat with native plants and learning about the insects they attract.
8th Annual On-Farm Workshop & Intensive (Lopez Island, WA, from Jun 16, 2011 12:00 AM to Jun 19, 2011 12:00 AM)
Presentations, Demonstrations & Practice in the How's and Why's of Humane on-farm animal slaughter, Composting slaughter offal, Making the Biodynamic Preparations, Building soil health and fertility, Applying Goethean Science on the farm, Forming a healthy farm organism, Promoting biodynamic nutrition, & Celebrating farm-produced food.
Dr Detloff- Cattle, Sheep and Goat Alternative Health (Aurora, OR, from Jun 11, 2011 10:00 AM to Jun 11, 2011 03:00 PM)
Dr Paul Detloff, DVM, presents Alternative Health Therapies for Ruminents, approved for organic use & farm proven. Cost is $20/person & includes lunch
Wise Watering (Luscher Farm, Lake Oswego, OR, from Jun 09, 2011 06:00 PM to Jun 09, 2011 07:30 PM)
 
Pancake Breakfast and Spring Rummage Sale to Benefit the Montavilla Food Co-op (Portland, OR, from Jun 04, 2011 09:00 AM to Jun 04, 2011 01:00 PM)
Great Breakfast (including gluten free and vegan pancakes), a kid's play area, local musicians, and raffle prizes.
INDIE Business MasterMind: Organic Marketing Success (Online, from Jun 02, 2011 09:00 AM to Jun 02, 2011 10:30 AM)
Consumers's keen interest in buying products bearing any kind of "organic" label has resulted in confusion and mis-use of the term. This webinar will clear the confusion for you, so you can clear it for your customers.
Intro to Sustainable Home Landscaping (Otis, OR, from Jun 01, 2011 10:00 AM to Jun 02, 2011 04:00 PM)
Learn to create a sustainable home landscape using the powerful ideas of Permaculture. Explore topics like organic gardening, natural building techniques, forest gardening, water harvesting systems, appropriate technology, animal husbandry and more
GR2011: Celebrating Sustainability (Will County Forest Preserve, from May 21, 2011 09:00 AM to May 21, 2011 03:00 PM)
Ten governmental agencies in the Will County area have partnered to host the 2nd annual GR2011:Celebrating Sustainability event
Cows 101 (Port Orchard, WA, from May 14, 2011 10:00 AM to May 14, 2011 12:00 PM)
Looking to get a family milk cow? Want to raise your own beef? Whether for milk or meat cattle need proper care and management. Cows 101 will cover calving, cow care, milking, feeds and feeding, herd health, pasture management for grass-fed beef, fencing and equipment needs and much more. Karen and Loren Olsen own a Grade A Dairy and raise and market sustainable beef. Visit their farm and learn how it's done!
Basic Food Preservation series (Portland, OR, from May 04, 2011 06:00 PM to May 04, 2011 09:00 PM)
Safe and Healthy Home Food Preservation. OSU Extension Service is offering a 4 class series of hands-on home food preservation.
The Farm Comes to Allium: In Support of the Organic Education Center (Allium Bistro, West Linn, Oregon, from May 01, 2011 06:00 PM to May 01, 2011 09:00 PM)
Join Allium Bistro and Oregon Tilth's Demonstration Garden's on this special evening celebrating community, good food and growing food organically!
Hogs 101 Class (Port Orchard, WA, from Apr 30, 2011 10:00 AM to Apr 30, 2011 12:00 PM)
Beginning and more experienced farmers will learn all aspects of raising hogs on pasture at the Hogs 101 class to be held at Possum Run Farm on Saturday, April 30, 2011.
Food Forest Workshop (Olympia, WA, from Apr 29, 2011 12:00 AM to May 01, 2011 12:00 AM)
Food production and ecology come together in the permaculture concept of a food forest. Using nature as our template, these intentional ecosystems offer an abundance of food, medicine, habitat, and so much more.
Healthy Corner Stores (Seattle, WA, from Apr 27, 2011 01:30 PM to Apr 27, 2011 02:30 PM)
Please join us for an inspiring talk on how food retail development is improving access to healthy foods and growing local economies with a national expert - James Johnson Piett
NOSB Spring Meeting (1415 5th Ave. Seattle, WA 98101, from Apr 26, 2011 12:00 AM to Apr 29, 2011 12:00 AM)
The NOSB is now accepting online reservations for oral comments at the spring 2011 board meeting.
OSU Organic Growers Club Hoo Haa! (OSU - Corvallis, from Apr 22, 2011 03:00 PM to Apr 22, 2011 09:00 PM)
Food, music, transportation, free, what more can anyone ask for?
Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? (Oregon, from Apr 22, 2011 12:00 PM to Apr 29, 2011 11:00 PM)
Portland and theatrical premiere in 4 other Oregon cities this Friday 4/22 Earth Day!
Ten Rivers Food Web Cajun Dinner (Albany, OR, from Apr 17, 2011 04:00 PM to Apr 17, 2011 10:00 PM)
Featuring some of the area’s best chefs – Jason Devrouax, of Clemenza’s in Albany, John Jarschke, of LBCC Culinary Arts, and 2011 Best Chef Northwest James Beard Award nominee Matt Bennett of Sybaris in Albany – the buffet dinner will include gumbos, jambalaya, étouffée, beignets, dirty rice, collard greens, assorted Cajun sausages, vegetarian options and more Cajun delicacies.
Food for Thought Conference (Portland, OR, from Apr 15, 2011 06:00 PM to Apr 16, 2011 12:00 AM)
Come to the University of Portland Aprile 15-16, 2011 to hear about topics including meat production, traditional Native American food, Social Justice and Food, GMO and Food, Sustainable and Local Food, and a keynote address from Michael Pollan.
Redesigning Your Regional Food Traditions by Gary Paul Nabhan (Oregon City, OR, from Apr 14, 2011 06:00 PM to Apr 14, 2011 08:30 PM)
Join us as we deepen our sense of what is local and regional food with Gary Paul Nabhan, an internationally-celebrated nature writer, seed saver, conservation biologist and sustainable agriculture activist.
FTSLA Webinar - Jumpstart your Sustainability Progress with the Natural Step Framework (Online, from Apr 13, 2011 01:00 PM to Apr 13, 2011 02:00 PM)
The Natural Step, a science-based sustainability framework, offers a highly valuable and relevant way to help you understand key sustainability issues, the kinds of practices and performance targets are truly needed to address them, and how to prioritize, plan and take action to deliver meaningful results.
Preparing the Ground for Local Fair Trade (24707 Grange Hall Rd Philomath, OR 97370, from Apr 12, 2011 01:30 PM to Apr 12, 2011 05:30 PM)
For a farm to be sustainable, it needs a steady, well-trained labor force, which creates an income that covers the cost of production, a living wage for the farmer, repairs and maintenance, continuing education for the farm staff, and general improvements to the farm.
Pork Butchery Class (Grants Pass, OR, from Apr 12, 2011 08:00 AM to Apr 14, 2011 12:00 AM)
Participate in proper harvesting and traditional preparations for pork
2011 Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting (Olympia, WA, from Apr 11, 2011 09:00 AM to Apr 11, 2011 03:00 PM)
Who should come? Farmers, fishers, buyers, local food processors, vintners, brewers, chefs, bakers, restaurateurs, grocers, community partners, and school, hospital, or nursing home food service representatives.
Co-author of The Polluters - Discossion, Q&A, Book Signing (Oregon, from Apr 10, 2011 03:00 PM to Apr 12, 2011 09:00 PM)
NCAP welcomes Benjamin Ross, co-author of The Polluters, for three nights of discussion. Attendance is FREE...so bring friends.
Save Green Angel Garden (Astoria, OR, from Apr 09, 2011 06:00 PM to Apr 09, 2011 10:00 PM)
Green Angel Garden has quietly existed as the Long Beach Peninsula's only organic farm for more than 6 years. Apparently too quietly, since this well known secret is now in jeopardy of closing it's doors forever. The importance of a farm such as this is vital to the health of the community, and could serve as a great learning center for those wanting to explore the ancient and most modern ways to cultivate food.
Proper Livestock Handling Now Makes for Prime Cuts Later (Snohomish, WA, from Apr 09, 2011 09:00 AM to Apr 10, 2011 04:00 PM)
Learn techniques to ensure the health and safety of your livestock investment!
21 Acres - New Local Food Co-op (Woodinville, WA, from Apr 04, 2011 07:00 PM to Apr 04, 2011 09:00 PM)
1 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living recently announced its plan for the retail space in their new agricultural training center currently under construction near Woodinville, WA in east King County. The 21 Acres Local Food Co-op will be a producer and patron owned, year-round retail market selling a wide selection of seasonally available food produced within a 300-mile radius.
Garden of Eatin': Advanced Vegetable Gardening (Portland, OR, from Apr 03, 2011 01:00 PM to Apr 03, 2011 02:00 PM)
Ready to take your veggie gardening to the next level? Learn how to plan for year-round harvests with careful crop choices, vertical gardening and techniques to stretch the growing season. Led by regional gardening expert Glen Andresen.
Gardens of Eatin: Basic Vegetable Gardening (Luscher Farm, Lake Oswego, Oregon, from Apr 02, 2011 10:00 AM to Apr 02, 2011 11:30 AM)
 
Alden Farms Farm and Household Auction (Monroe, WA, from Apr 02, 2011 10:00 AM to Apr 02, 2011 06:00 PM)
No minimum, no reserve, no buyers premium, no sales tax
My Oregon Farm Day (Corvallis, OR, from Mar 30, 2011 02:00 PM to Mar 30, 2011 06:00 PM)
Consumers are driving demand for Oregon grown food and agricultural products. Are you using the services that are available to help you address the demand and expand your sales?
Chemeketa Community College Spring Horticulture Courses (Chemeketa Community College, from Mar 28, 2011 12:00 AM to Mar 30, 2011 12:00 AM)
Courses include Plant Selection for Phytotechnology, Composting, and Edible Crops in Urban Landscapes March 28 - June 10, 2011
Biodynamic Open House (Dorena, OR, from Mar 27, 2011 09:00 AM to Mar 27, 2011 04:00 PM)
Free introduction to biodynamic agriculture including using the biodynamic preparations, astronomical calendars, and composting, for gardeners, homesteaders, and commercial farmers. Presented by the Oregon Biodynamic Group.
Rally for the Right to Know (Varies, from Mar 26, 2011 12:00 AM to Mar 26, 2011 12:00 AM)
This Saturday, March 26th, from D.C. to Colorado Springs--and more than 20 cities in between--thousands of people will join together for a Rally for the Right to Know, demanding labeling of GMO foods.
Oregon Forage and Grassland Council Annual Meeting (Albany, OR, from Mar 24, 2011 08:30 AM to Mar 24, 2011 05:00 PM)
This year's keynote will be Neil Lane, a forage based dairy consultant from Australia. Other presentations will address making high quality silage, managing grasses and other forages and assessing the soil nutrient costs of harvested forages.
Our Food, Our World, Our Future (Vancouver, WA, from Mar 18, 2011 01:00 PM to Mar 20, 2011 05:00 PM)
This year's theme Our Food, Our World, Our Future will be addressed by presentations from Joel Salatin, Gary Nabhan, Andreas Marx, Gray Graham, Caroline Barringer and a screening of "What's Organic About Organic?"
Home Orchard Society Fruit Propagation Fair (Canby, OR, from Mar 17, 2011 10:00 AM to Mar 17, 2011 04:00 PM)
Cuttings of hundreds of varieties of fruit including apples, pears and stone fruit. Many heirloom or rare. Free with price of admission. Hear speakers, have a custom tree made, shop for rootstock, books, tools, beekeeping supplies, and edible plants.
Agricultural Composting Resources and Education Series (ACRES) (Aurora, OR, from Mar 14, 2011 09:00 AM to Mar 21, 2011 05:00 PM)
OSU Extension, Clackamas SWCD and Western SARE have partnered to offer this course which combines classroom and hands-on education to teach the biology of compost, composting methods, facility design and location, environmental and regulatory concerns, equipment for agricultural composting, developing compost recipes, using compost, and more.
Greater Yamhill Watershed Council - "Love Your River" Presentation (Newburg, OR, from Mar 10, 2011 07:00 PM to Mar 10, 2011 08:00 PM)
The Greater Yamhill Watershed Council and the Oregon Environmental Council are offering a joint presentation to the community - "Love Your River." Every major river in Oregon suffers from water quality problems; this presentation focuses on easy things you can do in your daily life to protect local rivers and keep our water clean.
Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s 13th Annual Watershed Wide Volunteer Restoration Event (Oregon, from Mar 05, 2011 09:00 AM to Mar 05, 2011 12:00 PM)
A unique community event, Watershed Wide unites dozens of community partners with hundreds of volunteers in a day of stewardship for the creek. Last year over 330 volunteers participated in the event and planted over 6,000 native trees and shrubs, removed 57 cubic yards of invasive species and collected 19 bags of trash at 11 restoration sites.
Sustainable Mini-Farming Workshop (Willits, CA, from Mar 04, 2011 12:00 AM to Mar 06, 2011 12:00 AM)
Sustainable Mini-Farming Workshop
OSU Extension Small Farms Conference (Corvallis, OR, from Feb 26, 2011 09:00 AM to Feb 26, 2011 05:00 PM)
Join the 11th annual OSU Extension Small Farms Conference!
Deep Green: Solutions to Global Warming Now (Eugene, OR, from Feb 24, 2011 12:00 AM to Feb 24, 2011 12:00 AM)
We would like to invite the whole sustainable local food community to a screening of the documentary "Deep Green: Solutions to Global Warming Now" at the Hult Center in Eugene on Feb 24.
Vandana Shiva - Soil Not Oil (Portland, OR, from Feb 23, 2011 07:00 PM to Feb 23, 2011 10:00 PM)
Every year the International Speaker Series features prominent national and international figures who address the most significant issues of our time. The Series was inaugurated in 2000 to celebrate the Council’s 50th Anniversary. Since its inception, the Series has become the nation’s premier speaker series focusing on international discussion and education.
Seed Saving Class & Permaculture Slideshow (Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply, 2500 SE Tacoma St., Portland, OR 97202, from Feb 20, 2011 05:00 PM to Feb 20, 2011 08:00 PM)
 
Food Justice: Community, Equity and Sustainability (Eugene, OR, from Feb 19, 2011 04:00 PM to Feb 21, 2011 03:00 PM)
Food Justice explores the history and future of our food system with a focus on three themes: community, equity and sustainability.
Plan your Garden at Luscher Farm! (Luscher Farm, Lake Oswego, OR, from Feb 16, 2011 06:00 PM to Feb 16, 2011 08:00 PM)
 
February 2011 Soil Foodweb Workshops (Corvallis, OR, from Feb 14, 2011 12:00 AM to Feb 18, 2011 12:00 AM)
Focusing on the importance of soil microbiology to soil and plant health, compost technology, and compost tea technology.
SOPI Permaculture Design Certificate Course (Southern Oregon Permaculture Institute - Ashland, OR, from Feb 12, 2011 09:00 AM to Mar 20, 2011 05:00 PM)
SOPI Permaculture Design Certificate Course
Organicology 2011 (Portland, OR, from Feb 10, 2011 12:00 AM to Feb 12, 2011 12:00 AM)
Organicology 2011 February 10-12, 2011!
Organic Pesticide Seminar (Grants Pass, OR, from Feb 07, 2011 10:30 AM to Feb 07, 2011 04:00 PM)
REE workshop will guide producers in determining when pesticides are needed, developing IPM programs for organic production, and how to know what input products are allowed for use in organic production. Reservations by 2/2 to be included in lunch.
Washington Stormwater Conference (Seattle, WA, from Feb 07, 2011 12:00 AM to Feb 07, 2011 12:00 AM)
An In-Depth Exploration of Complex Legal, Regulatory, Legislative, Scientific and Technical Stormwater Issues
Local Food Connection 2011 (Eugene, OR, from Feb 07, 2011 12:00 AM to Feb 07, 2011 12:00 AM)
Bringing together local food producers and buyers to make business connections and share information about building and maintaining strong sustainable food networks.
Saving the Family Farm (Everett, WA, from Feb 04, 2011 07:30 AM to Feb 04, 2011 03:30 PM)
A Special One Day FREE Continuing Education credit conference
Urban Farmer Certification: Planning a Vegetable Garden (Pringle Creek Community - Salem, OR, from Jan 29, 2011 10:00 AM to Jan 29, 2011 12:00 PM)
Urban Farmer Certification: Planning a Vegetable Garden
Washington State Farmers Market Association 2011 Annual Conference (Leavenworth, WA, from Jan 28, 2011 08:30 AM to Jan 28, 2011 12:00 PM)
Farmers, Farmers Market Managers, Staff and Boards, Ag Professionals there is still time to join us for the 2011 Washington State Farmers Market Association Annual Conference - "Planning for Prosperity".
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management (RCC/IVBEC - Kerby, OR, from Jan 27, 2011 04:00 PM to Jan 27, 2011 08:30 PM)
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management
EcoFarm Conference 2011 (Pacific Grove, California, from Jan 26, 2011 12:00 AM to Jan 26, 2011 12:00 AM)
This conference has been connecting all of the elements of farming and natural foods into a cohesive whole for 31 years. This year we celebrate the fact that a holistic, ecological view of food and farming is driving a national conversation about personal, public and environmental health.
Organic Land Care Accreditation and Training for the Landscape Professional (Oregon City, OR, from Jan 24, 2011 08:30 AM to Jan 24, 2011 05:00 PM)
Oregon Tilth, in partnership with Clackamas Community College, is offering a five-day training for landscape professionals focusing on organic practices including Integrated Pest Management, soil building, sustainable landscape design, organic weed management, marketing organic land care, storm water management, tree care, sustainable resources and more.
OSU Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management (North Willamette Valley) (Aurora, OR, from Jan 19, 2011 04:30 PM to Jan 19, 2011 09:00 PM)
The Growing Farms course provides beginning farmers with the tools and knowledge needed to manage the biological, financial, and human dimensions of farming.
Organic Seed Growers Conference (Port Townsend, WA, from Jan 19, 2011 12:00 AM to Jan 21, 2011 12:00 AM)
The 6th Organic Seed Growers Conference is the only event of its kind in North America. Join farmers, seed production and distribution companies, researchers, plant breeders, pathologists, and university extension in two days of informative sessions, panel discussions, and networking events. Also enjoy a one day field tour of organic seed research and industry sites.
Dunn Carney's Ag Summit (Wilsonville, OR, from Jan 07, 2011 07:30 AM to Jan 07, 2011 01:30 PM)
The Dunn Carney Ag and Natural Resources team is proud to present the 2011 Ag Summit with leaders from the Ag industry and Dunn Carney attorneys.
Sustainable Grower Seminar (Chelsea, MI, from Jan 04, 2011 08:30 AM to Jan 06, 2011 05:00 PM)
Sustainable Grower Seminar With Dr. Phil Wheeler and Ron Ward, Authors of "The Non-Toxic Farming Handbook"
Winter Hands-On Permaculture at Big Bend (Big Bend, CA, from Jan 01, 2011 12:00 AM to Apr 01, 2011 12:00 AM)
Participants will spend two weeks at Meadowbrook Farm with Charlotte Anthony planting a food forest, doing plant propagation, energy conservation, regenerative farming
Organic Production-Heathy Plants (Nevada City, CA, from Dec 15, 2010 08:00 AM to Dec 15, 2010 04:00 PM)
The Organic Fertilizer Association of California and Woodland/Sutter Buttes CAPCA, in collaboration with Peaceful Valley Farm Supply, present an all day seminar on organic production. Also exhibits by vendors.
Local Chefs for Local Farms (Seattle, WA, from Dec 13, 2010 06:00 PM to Dec 13, 2010 10:00 PM)
Join your fellow food-enthusiasts as we gather for a 4-course prix fixe benefit dinner with wine pairing and a sparkling reception at Lark.
Volatility in American Agriculture Online Seminar (Online, from Dec 08, 2010 09:00 AM to Dec 16, 2010 10:00 AM)
PLEASE SCHEDULE THE DATE TO JOIN A WEB SEMINAR SERIES ON MANAGING VOLATILITY IN AGRICULTURE.
Climate Solutions' 2nd Annual Oregon Dinner (Portland, OR, from Dec 07, 2010 05:30 PM to Dec 07, 2010 08:00 PM)
You're Invited to the Premier Networking Event for Clean Economy Leaders
Winter Social & Holiday Bazaar (Portland, OR, from Dec 06, 2010 06:00 PM to Dec 06, 2010 09:00 PM)
Please join NECN for a Winter Social & Holiday Bazaar
Oregon Tilth 2010 Annual Meeting (Corvallis, OR, from Dec 02, 2010 04:30 PM to Dec 02, 2010 05:30 PM)
Learn about our financial position, programmatic highlights and hear a message from the Board. this year's meeting is being held in conjunction with a regularly scheduled board meeting.
20th Annual Permaculture Design Certification Course (Lost Valley Education Center - Dexter, OR, from Dec 02, 2010 10:00 AM to Dec 15, 2010 02:00 PM)
20th Annual Permaculture Design Certification Course
UO November 19 Sustainability Workshop (Portland, OR, from Nov 19, 2010 08:30 AM to Nov 19, 2010 04:00 PM)
A one-day workshop addressing the challenges, patterns and solution strategies in forming public-private partnerships for improving the economy and the environment, created for managers in government and the private sector.
Seattle Good Food Network Meeting (Seattle, WA, from Nov 18, 2010 04:30 PM to Nov 18, 2010 06:00 PM)
Meeting to discuss logo, SGFN, potential merger w/ Urban Farm Hub, Just Garden Project
Free Farm Bureau lunch & panel at Ag Expo (Albany, OR, from Nov 18, 2010 12:00 PM to Nov 18, 2010 02:25 PM)
Entry to the Ag Expo at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center in Albany is required for this event. The panel starts at noon.
Oregon Forage and Grassland Council Fall Forage Day (Clover Club Building - Prineville, OR, from Nov 12, 2010 08:30 AM to Nov 12, 2010 05:00 PM)
Oregon Forage and Grassland Council Fall Forage Day
Young Farmer's Happy Hour (Portland, OR, from Nov 11, 2010 06:00 PM to Nov 11, 2010 09:00 PM)
Please join Community By Design to introduce our Small Farm Incubator Project, talk about what you’ve learned farming in and around Portland, and explore how to best facilitate a thriving local small-farm future. We’ll provide pizza and salad, you bring your creative farming and permaculture thoughts and ideas!
November Anti-Hunger & Nutrition Coalition Meeting (Kent, WA, from Nov 10, 2010 02:30 PM to Nov 10, 2010 04:30 PM)
Reviewing the election results, discussing program updates and also looking at next steps for Hunger Action Day 2011- the full agenda is attached
Promoting and Protecting Socially Responsible Farming in OR (Portland, OR, from Nov 09, 2010 05:30 PM to Nov 09, 2010 08:30 PM)
Discussion on animal law, Oregon's CAFOs, and factory farms
Radio Frequency Identification - Traceability Workshop (Aurora, OR, from Nov 09, 2010 08:15 AM to Nov 09, 2010 05:00 PM)
This workshop will not only provide growers in the produce industry on the current produce traceability initiative (PTI) and its future implementation, but also give important updates on the recent US Food Safety and Modernization Act that has been working through US Congress and Senate and its implication to produce industry.
Sustainability Education Week (Various Events, from Nov 08, 2010 08:00 AM to Nov 12, 2010 10:00 PM)
The Week was established last year by the K-12 and Teacher Education Sector of the U.S. Partnership to the United Nations Decade for Education for Sustainable Development.
Year-Round Food Production Using Hydroponics (Marion County Extension Office - Salem, OR, from Nov 06, 2010 09:00 AM to Nov 06, 2010 03:00 PM)
Year-Round Food Production Using Hydroponics
Leadership '10 - Oregon's #1 Leadership Conference (Oregon Convention Center - Portland, OR, from Nov 06, 2010 08:00 AM to Nov 06, 2010 06:00 PM)
Leadership '10 - Oregon's #1 Leadership Conference
OFMGA Fall Meeting - Succession Plan (Aurora, OR, from Nov 04, 2010 05:00 PM to Nov 04, 2010 06:00 PM)
 
Making and Using Compost (Zenger Farm, Portland, OR, from Oct 27, 2010 06:00 PM to Oct 27, 2010 07:30 PM)
We’ll review the main composting practices and key considerations for establishing a balanced pile. You’ll learn to relax around carbon-to-nitrogen ratios and leave better able to turn your heap into a fine source of nutrients for your garden.
Making and Using Compost (Zenger Farm - Portland, OR, from Oct 27, 2010 06:00 PM to Oct 27, 2010 07:30 PM)
Making and Using Compost
Doc Hammill Driving and Farming with Horses Workshop (Ruby & Amber's Organic Oasis - Dorena, OR, from Oct 22, 2010 09:00 AM to Oct 25, 2010 06:00 PM)
Doc Hammill Driving and Farming with Horses Workshop
Ties to the Land Workshop (Portland, OR, from Oct 20, 2010 06:00 PM to Oct 20, 2010 09:00 PM)
Join us for a workshop to answer all your questions about succession planning!
West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District Holds Open House (Portland, OR, from Oct 19, 2010 05:00 PM to Oct 19, 2010 07:00 PM)
The West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District invites the public to its Annual Meeting, Tuesday, October 19, 2010 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the REI Community Room in the Pearl (1406 NW Johnson). Light refreshments will be served.
Courses in Permaculture and Community Design (Lost Valley Education Center - Dexter, OR, from Oct 17, 2010 06:00 PM to Nov 19, 2010 06:00 PM)
Courses in Permaculture and Community Design
Fall Planting and Cover Cropping (Naomi's Organic Farm Supply - Portland, OR, from Oct 17, 2010 01:00 PM to Oct 17, 2010 02:00 PM)
Fall Planting and Cover Cropping
Transplanting Perennials and Natives (Metro's Natural Techniques Garden - Portland, OR, from Oct 16, 2010 10:00 AM to Oct 16, 2010 11:30 AM)
Transplanting Perennials and Natives
Horse & Livestock Field Day (Portland, OR, from Oct 16, 2010 09:00 AM to Oct 16, 2010 12:00 PM)
Featuring presentations on manure composting, horse and livestock health, pasture and mud management, invasive weed control, and more!
Western Oregon Young Farmer Mixer hosted by The Greenhorns and FoFF October 10th! (2500 SE Tacoma St. Portland, OR, from Oct 10, 2010 03:30 PM to Oct 10, 2010 08:00 PM)
Join The Greenhorns & Friends of Family Farmers as they host a New and Beginning Farmer Social on October 10, 2010 from 3:30-8pm at Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply
Intro to Farming (Quillisascut Farm - Rice, WA, from Oct 09, 2010 02:00 PM to Oct 13, 2010 11:00 AM)
Intro to Farming
Fall Planting and Cover Cropping (Zenger Farm, Portland, OR, from Oct 09, 2010 10:00 AM to Oct 09, 2010 12:00 PM)
We’ll discuss the remaining veggies we might squeeze into our gardens, how to promote the long-term fertility of our soil through cover crops, considerations when selecting a species, and the practice of undersowing alongside other vegetables.
Grow Your Own Organic Veggies (Washington Co. Fair Complex Demonstration Garden - Hillsboro, OR, from Oct 09, 2010 10:00 AM to Oct 09, 2010 11:30 AM)
Grow Your Own Organic Veggies
Bolivia Food and Farms Tour with Food First (Bolivia, from Oct 07, 2010 12:00 AM to Oct 19, 2010 12:00 AM)
Bolivia Food and Farms Tour with Food First
Permaculture Design Certification Course (Trillium School - Portland, OR, from Oct 02, 2010 10:00 AM to Oct 02, 2010 10:00 AM)
Permaculture Design Certification Course
Umpqua Bank in Sellwood displays art inspired by the Johnson Creek Watershed (Portland, OR, from Oct 01, 2010 06:00 PM to Oct 01, 2010 09:00 PM)
Purchase original art and support the Council at a wine and cheese reception
First Portland Tour De Hive (Portland, OR, from Sep 25, 2010 01:00 PM to Sep 25, 2010 04:00 PM)
On Saturday, September 25 from 1 to 4 p.m the first ever Portland Tour de Hives. This is a free, self-guided tour with stops primarily in NE, SE, and N Portland
Blooms for Birds, Bees and Butterflies (Cooper Mountain Nature Park - Beaverton, OR, from Sep 25, 2010 12:00 PM to Sep 25, 2010 01:30 PM)
Blooms for Birds, Bees and Butterflies
Blooms for Birds, Bees and Butterflies (Clackamas Community College - Oregon City, OR, from Sep 25, 2010 10:00 AM to Sep 25, 2010 11:30 AM)
Blooms for Birds, Bees and Butterflies
Johnson Creek – Discovery Saturday! (Reed College Campus, Portland OR, from Sep 25, 2010 09:00 AM to Sep 25, 2010 11:00 AM)
Please join the Johnson Creek Watershed Council for hands-on activities for families with children 10 and under Saturday morning at Reed College Campus – meet at the west parking lot off SE 28th Avenue. Discover the wonders of the watershed. This weekend, the final weekend, we’ll be making leaf rubbings!
Johnson Creek Watershed Council Two-Wheel Tour (Portland, OR, from Sep 25, 2010 08:45 AM to Sep 25, 2010 10:00 PM)
This flat, easy-paced ride will take us from Tideman Johnson Nature Park to Linneman Station and back, stopping at points along the way to learn about restoration projects and natural areas that are bringing fish and wildlife back to Johnson Creek. The ride is 16 miles round trip. Come for all or part of the ride. If you'd like to make this ride really count, gather a few pledges for the Springwater Cycle Stroll.
Teachers Training Course (Southern Oregon Permaculture Institute, from Sep 20, 2010 12:00 AM to Sep 24, 2010 12:00 AM)
Teachers Training Course
Winter Cover Crops for Soil Health (Metro's Natural Techniques Demonstration Garden - Portland, OR, from Sep 18, 2010 10:00 AM to Sep 18, 2010 11:30 AM)
Winter Cover Crops for Soil Health
Blooms for Birds, Bees and Butterflies (Blue Lake Regional Park - Fairview, OR, from Sep 18, 2010 10:00 AM to Sep 18, 2010 11:30 AM)
Blooms for Birds, Bees and Butterflies
Queen of the Sun: What are the bees telling us? Showing in Portland, OR (Portland, OR, from Sep 17, 2010 07:30 PM to Oct 03, 2010 11:55 PM)
Queen of the Sun is a profound, alternative look at the global honeybee crisis from Taggart Siegel, award-winning director of The Real Dirt on Farmer John.
Tilth Celebrates Organically Grown in Oregon Week (Luscher Farm, West Linn, OR, from Sep 14, 2010 10:00 AM to Sep 14, 2010 01:00 PM)
A free event at Luscher Farm - come check out our organic demonstration garden and learn some new gardening techniques.
Parking-Strip Paradise: Drought-tolerant Natives (Home Garden - Portland, OR, from Sep 12, 2010 01:00 PM to Sep 12, 2010 02:30 PM)
Parking-Strip Paradise: Drought-tolerant Natives
Cooking from the Garden (Home Garden - Forest Grove, OR, from Sep 11, 2010 11:00 AM to Sep 11, 2010 01:00 PM)
Cooking from the Garden
Advanced Permaculture Design Course (Southern Oregon Permaculture Institute - Ashland, OR, from Sep 11, 2010 12:00 AM to Sep 18, 2010 12:00 AM)
Advanced Permaculture Design Course
5th Annual Muddy Boot Organic Festival (St. Philip Neri Catholic Church - Portland, OR, from Sep 10, 2010 07:00 PM to Sep 12, 2010 06:00 PM)
5th Annual Muddy Boot Organic Festival
Muddy Boot Organic Festival (Portland, OR, St. Philip Neri Church, from Sep 10, 2010 12:00 AM to Sep 12, 2010 12:00 AM)
 
Gardens for Kids and Pets (Clackamas Community College - Oregon City, OR, from Aug 28, 2010 10:00 AM to Aug 28, 2010 11:30 AM)
Gardens for Kids and Pets
Stillpoint Farm Women's Festival (Stillpoint Farm - Veneta, OR, from Aug 28, 2010 10:00 AM to Aug 28, 2010 08:00 PM)
Stillpoint Farm Women's Festival
Pacific Coast Fruit Harvest Festival (Portland, OR, Pacific Coast Fruit Company, from Aug 23, 2010 02:00 PM to Aug 23, 2010 06:00 PM)
Pacific Coast Fruit Company's Harvest Festival Restaurant and Retail Food Show is showcasing Pacific Northwest growers and promoting the availability of local produce and products through Pacific Coast Fruit Company.
Petals Without Poisons (Natural Techniques Demo Gardens - Portland, OR, from Aug 21, 2010 10:00 AM to Aug 21, 2010 11:30 PM)
Petals Without Poisons
Organic Land Care Workshop (Oregon City, OR - Clackamas Community College, from Aug 19, 2010 08:30 AM to Aug 19, 2010 05:00 PM)
An intensive workshop for landscape professionals focusing on OLC principles and applications, including soil balancing and testing, soil biology, and plant pathology.
Soil Quality Workshop - Train the Trainers (Corvallis, OR, Benton County Fairgrounds, from Aug 19, 2010 08:30 AM to Aug 19, 2010 04:30 PM)
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District is working with farmers, consultants and researchers to create a soil quality assessment package that will encourage farmers to make informed management decisions, save resources and protect the environment.
Organic Production in the Central Valley (International Agri-Center, Social Hall - Tulare, CA, from Aug 18, 2010 08:00 AM to Aug 19, 2010 04:00 PM)
Organic Production in the Central Valley
Edible Landscaping, Naturally (Home Garden - Oregon City, OR, from Aug 15, 2010 01:00 PM to Aug 15, 2010 02:30 PM)
Edible Landscaping, Naturally
Water-wise Gardening (WA County Fair Complex Demo Garden - Hillsboro, OR, from Aug 14, 2010 10:00 AM to Aug 14, 2010 11:30 AM)
Water-wise Gardening
Ecovillages and Sustainable Communities with Diana Leafe Christian (Lost Valley Education Center - Dexter, OR, from Aug 11, 2010 09:00 AM to Aug 13, 2010 06:00 PM)
Ecovillages and Sustainable Communities with Diana Leafe Christian
11th Annual Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching (Cottage Grove, OR, from Aug 08, 2010 03:00 PM to Aug 14, 2010 03:00 PM)
11th Annual Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching
11th Annual Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching (Cottage Grove, OR, from Aug 08, 2010 12:00 AM to Aug 17, 2010 12:00 AM)
11th Annual Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching
Bean & Grain Farm Tours (Tangent, OR, Stalford Seed Farm (Starts at), from Aug 02, 2010 12:00 PM to Aug 02, 2010 06:00 PM)
 
Edible Landscaping, Naturally (Hughes Water Gardens - Tualatin, OR, from Jul 31, 2010 01:00 PM to Jul 31, 2010 02:00 PM)
Edible Landscaping, Naturally
Edible Landscape Design Workshop (Cottage Grove, OR, from Jul 31, 2010 08:30 AM to Aug 01, 2010 05:00 PM)
Edible Landscape Design Workshop
Mapping Beneficial Insects and Pollinators on Your Farm (Persephone Farm - Lebanon, OR, from Jul 27, 2010 01:00 PM to Jul 27, 2010 05:00 PM)
Mapping Beneficial Insects and Pollinators on Your Farm
Growing Fruit in any Yard (Home Garden - Portland, OR, from Jul 25, 2010 01:00 PM to Jul 25, 2010 02:30 PM)
Growing Fruit in any Yard
Past Lives Folklore Concert (Historic Fox Theatre - Centralia, WA, from Jul 24, 2010 01:30 PM to Jul 24, 2010 01:30 PM)
Past Lives Folklore Concert
Native Plants in the Garden (Clackamas Community College - Oregon City, OR, from Jul 24, 2010 10:00 AM to Jul 24, 2010 11:30 AM)
Native Plants in the Garden
Planting Veggies for Winter Harvest (Flat Creek Garden Center - Gresham, OR, from Jul 24, 2010 10:00 AM to Jul 24, 2010 11:00 AM)
Planting Veggies for Winter Harvest
Grass Fed Beef Production, Controlling Weeds & Growing (Arlington, WA, Lowell Height Community Club, from Jul 24, 2010 09:00 AM to Jul 24, 2010 12:00 PM)
 
SolWest Fair (Grant County Fairgrounds - John Day, OR, from Jul 23, 2010 01:00 PM to Jul 25, 2010 03:30 PM)
SolWest Fair
Composting Basics (Pistils Nursery - Portland, OR, from Jul 18, 2010 01:00 PM to Jul 18, 2010 02:00 PM)
Composting Basics
Farming & Naturescaping Along a Stream (Monroe, WA, from Jul 17, 2010 10:00 AM to Jul 17, 2010 12:00 PM)
 
Terrific Turf Without Toxics (Natural Techniques Demonstration Garden - Portland, OR, from Jul 17, 2010 10:00 AM to Jul 17, 2010 11:30 AM)
Terrific Turf Without Toxics
Organic Soils and Compost (Cooper Mountain Nature Park - Beaverton, OR, from Jul 17, 2010 09:00 AM to Jul 17, 2010 10:30 AM)
Organic Soils and Compost
IFT 10 Annual Meeting & Food Expo (Chicago, IL, from Jul 17, 2010 08:00 AM to Jul 20, 2010 04:00 PM)
Tens of thousands of food professionals from around the globe make their way each year to the IFT Food Expo to see the latest products, technologies, tools, techniques, and services at the most highly regarded new product forum in the industry.
Farmscaping for Predators, Parasitic Wasps, Native Bees in PNW Berry Systems (Riverbend Organic Farms - Jefferson, OR, from Jul 13, 2010 01:00 PM to Jul 13, 2010 05:00 PM)
Farmscaping for Predators, Parasitic Wasps, Native Bees in PNW Berry Systems
Sustainable Gardening Essentials (Home Garden - Beaverton, OR, from Jul 11, 2010 01:00 PM to Jul 11, 2010 02:30 PM)
Sustainable Gardening Essentials
Paca Pride Ranch Tour (Granite Falls, WA, Paca Pride Guest Ranch , from Jul 10, 2010 01:00 PM to Jul 10, 2010 01:00 PM)
 
Native Plants (Echo Valley Natives - Oregon City, OR, from Jul 10, 2010 11:00 AM to Jul 10, 2010 12:00 PM)
Native Plants
6th Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival (Hood River Lavender Farms - Hood River, OR, from Jul 10, 2010 10:00 AM to Jul 11, 2010 05:00 PM)
6th Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival
Organic Production in Northern California (Sierra Nevada Brewing Company - Chico, CA, from Jul 08, 2010 08:00 AM to Jul 08, 2010 04:00 PM)
Organic Production in Northern California
Cattle, Goat, & Sheep Health with Dr. Paul Detloff, DVM (OSU North Willamette Research & Education Center - Aurora, OR, from Jul 06, 2010 10:30 AM to Jul 06, 2010 02:30 PM)
Cattle, Goat, & Sheep Health with Dr. Paul Detloff, DVM
Holistic Sustainable Agriculture from the Soil Up (Harmony Harbor Farm - Renton, WA, from Jul 03, 2010 10:00 AM to Jul 03, 2010 04:00 PM)
Holistic Sustainable Agriculture from the Soil Up
Organic Soils & Compost (Gresham, OR, from Jun 27, 2010 01:00 PM to Jun 27, 2010 02:30 PM)
Organic Soils & Compost
Build a Compost Tea Maker (Friendly Haven Rise Farm - Battle Ground, WA, from Jun 26, 2010 11:00 AM to Jun 26, 2010 01:00 PM)
Build a Compost Tea Maker
Water-Wise Gardening (Clackamas Community College - Oregon City, OR, from Jun 26, 2010 10:00 AM to Jun 26, 2010 11:30 AM)
Water-Wise Gardening
Water-Wise Gardening (Tualatin Valley Water District - Beaverton, OR, from Jun 26, 2010 10:00 AM to Jun 26, 2010 11:30 AM)
Water-Wise Gardening
Topbar Beekeeping Workshop with Les Crowder (Deer Haven - Terrebonne, OR, from Jun 26, 2010 10:00 AM to Jun 27, 2010 05:00 PM)
Topbar Beekeeping Workshop with Les Crowder
Bees: The OTHER Way (Friendly Haven Rise Farm - Battle Ground, WA, from Jun 26, 2010 10:00 AM to Jun 26, 2010 04:00 PM)
Bees: The OTHER Way
Les Crowder talks about Topbar Beekeeping (Central Oregon Environmental Center - Bend, OR, from Jun 25, 2010 06:30 PM to Jun 25, 2010 08:00 PM)
Les Crowder talks about Topbar Beekeeping
An Introduction to Permaculture & Herbalism: A Workshop for Women (Cottage Grove, OR, from Jun 25, 2010 05:30 PM to Jun 27, 2010 05:00 PM)
An Introduction to Permaculture & Herbalism: A Workshop for Women
Water-Wise Gardening (Buffalo Gardens - Portland, OR, from Jun 20, 2010 01:00 PM to Jun 20, 2010 02:00 PM)
Water-Wise Gardening
Pesticide-Free Pest Control (Metro's Natural Techniques Garden - Portland, OR, from Jun 19, 2010 10:00 AM to Jun 19, 2010 11:30 AM)
Pesticide-Free Pest Control
Cob/Straw Bale Natural Building Workshop (Oregon City, OR, from Jun 19, 2010 09:00 AM to Jun 27, 2010 06:00 PM)
Cob/Straw Bale Natural Building Workshop
Edible Landscaping Workshop (OSU North Willamette Research & Education Center - Aurora, OR, from Jun 16, 2010 08:30 AM to Jun 16, 2010 04:15 PM)
Eidble Landscaping Workshop
Xerces Society's Pollinator Conservation Planning Short Course (Univeristy of New Hampshire Extension - Boscawen, NH, from Jun 15, 2010 12:00 AM to Jun 15, 2010 12:00 AM)
Xerces Society's Pollinator Conservation Planning Short Course wil be offered in 36 states over the next three years.
Organic Soils & Compost (Farmington Gardens - Beaverton, OR, from Jun 13, 2010 01:00 PM to Jun 13, 2010 02:00 PM)
Organic Soils & Compost
Backyard Chickens from A to Z (Friendly Haven Rise Farm - Battle Ground, WA, from Jun 13, 2010 10:00 AM to Jun 13, 2010 04:00 PM)
Backyard Chickens from A to Z
Permaculture Design Course PDC (Restoration Farm Education Center - Ashland, OR, from Jun 13, 2010 08:00 AM to Jun 26, 2010 12:00 PM)
Permaculture Design Course PDC
Blooms for Birds, Bees, & Butterflies (Blue Lake Regional Park - Fairview, OR, from Jun 12, 2010 10:00 AM to Jun 12, 2010 11:30 AM)
Blooms for Birds, Bees, & Butterflies
Terrific Turf Without Toxics (WA County Fair Complex Demonstration Garden - Hillsboro, OR, from Jun 12, 2010 10:00 AM to Jun 12, 2010 02:05 PM)
Terrific Turf Without Toxics
Fun with Earthen Plaster with Lydia Doleman (Wilding Rural Education Center - Little Applegate, OR, from Jun 12, 2010 09:00 AM to Jun 13, 2010 05:00 PM)
Fun with Earthen Plaster with Lydia Doleman
Permaculture Design Course with Marisha Auerbach (TLC Farm, Portland, OR, from Jun 11, 2010 09:30 AM to Jun 25, 2010 09:30 AM)
This certificate course offers students a comprehensive look at Permaculture design.
Country Natural Beef "Country Food Fair" (Director Park - Portland, OR, from Jun 10, 2010 05:00 PM to Jun 10, 2010 09:00 PM)
Country Natural Beef "Country Food Fair"
Blooms for Birds, Bees, & Butterflies (Drake's 7 Dees - Portland, OR, from Jun 05, 2010 10:00 AM to Jun 05, 2010 11:00 AM)
Blooms for Birds, Bees, & Butterflies
Water Wise Gardening (Nature Park Interpretive Center - Beaverton, OR, from Jun 05, 2010 09:00 AM to Jun 05, 2010 10:30 AM)
Water wise Gardening
2nd Annual Farmscaping with Native Plants (NRCS Plant Material Center - Corvallis, OR, from Jun 01, 2010 01:00 PM to Jun 01, 2010 05:00 PM)
2nd Annual Farmscaping with Native Plants
Build a Compost Tea Maker (Friendly Haven Farm - Battle Ground, WA, from May 29, 2010 11:00 AM to May 29, 2010 01:00 PM)
Build a Compost Tea Maker
Collecting Wild Bee Swarms (Friendly Haven Rise Farm - Battle Ground, WA, from May 29, 2010 10:00 AM to May 29, 2010 02:00 PM)
Collecting Wild Bee Swarms
Biodynamic Compost: How the Magic Works (Friendly Haven Farm - Battle Ground, WA, from May 23, 2010 10:00 AM to May 23, 2010 04:00 PM)
Biodynamic Compost: How the Magic Works
Organic Production and Certification Seminar (Salem, OR, Extension Auditorium, from May 22, 2010 09:00 AM to May 22, 2010 03:00 PM)
Presentations by ODA on certification and inspections, by Will Newman II on soils and marketing, and by Whole Foods on selling organic produce.
Kamiah Permaculture Design Certificate Course (Kamiah Permaculture Institute, Kamiah, ID, from May 16, 2010 08:00 AM to May 16, 2010 05:00 PM)
This course covers the full 72 hour curriculum from the Permaculture Institute of Australia (Bill Mollison). The courses runs from May 16 to May 28.
Bees: The OTHER Way (Friendly Haven Farm - Battle Ground, WA, from May 15, 2010 10:00 AM to May 15, 2010 05:00 PM)
Bees: The OTHER Way
Introduction to Small Acreage Farming (Quillisascut Farm - Rice, WA, from May 14, 2010 02:00 PM to May 18, 2010 11:00 AM)
Introduction to Small Acreage Farming
"No Family History: The Environmental Links to Cancer" Film Screening (Kaiser Permante’s Town Hall, Portland, OR, from May 13, 2010 07:00 PM to May 13, 2010 09:00 PM)
No Family History turns the debate about breast cancer upside down by proposing solutions about prevention, rather searching only for a cure.
Intro to Rain Gardens (OSU Extension Service Auditorium - McMinnville, OR, from May 13, 2010 07:30 AM to May 13, 2010 08:30 PM)
Intro to Rain Gardens
Organicolgy Film Series: "What's Organic About Organic?" (Corvallis, OR, Darkside Cinema, from May 01, 2010 06:30 PM to May 01, 2010 08:30 PM)
Please join up for a free movie screening of the much anticipated film by Shelley Rogers, "What's Organic About Organic?" on May 1st at 6:30pm at the Darkside Cinema in Corvallis, OR.
Homesteading Basics (Quillisascut Farm - Rice, WA, from Apr 23, 2010 02:00 PM to Apr 27, 2010 12:00 PM)
Homesteading Basics
Sustainability and the Politics of Food Lecture (Forest Grove, OR, Pacific University Taylor Meade Performing Arts Center, from Apr 22, 2010 07:00 PM to Apr 22, 2010 09:00 PM)
Come to a free Earth Day Lecture, "Sustainability and the Politics of Food", by Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser.
Food and Climate Day with author Anna Lappé (Portland , from Apr 18, 2010 01:00 PM to Apr 18, 2010 04:00 PM)
Join the City of Portland for the rededication of the organic garden at City Hall followed by a panel discussion featuring author Anna Lappé and Tilth's executive director Chris Schreiner.
Country Lifestyle Experience (Albany, OR, Linn County Fair & Expo Center, from Apr 16, 2010 08:00 AM to Apr 18, 2010 05:00 PM)
The Country Lifestyle Experience offers both a trade show and animal exhibits combined with seminars where people can learn about the latest technology, small farm activities and opportunities, machinery, animal management, energy saving methods and alternatives and much more.
Introduction to Permaculture (Linn Benton Community College, Sweet Home, OR, from Apr 12, 2010 01:00 PM to Apr 12, 2010 03:20 PM)
Learn simple techniques to live sustainably on your own site in this 6-week class, including site assessment and whole site design. You'll build a rainwater harvest system using simple earthworks, a compost & worm bin, learn organic gardening and sustainable shelter using local resources & more!
Oregon Forage and Grassland Council 2010 Annual Meeting (Benton County Fairgrounds, Corvallis, OR, from Apr 07, 2010 12:00 PM to Apr 08, 2010 07:00 PM)
Join OFGC on April 7th & 8th for their first annual business meeting and conference.
"Water Rights 101" (Yamhill Basin Council - McMinnville, OR, from Mar 11, 2010 07:00 PM to Mar 11, 2010 08:00 PM)
"Water Rights 101"
Growing Roots and Other Storage Crops (Portland, OR, from Mar 10, 2010 06:30 PM to Mar 10, 2010 08:30 PM)
Attend this class and hone your garden skills in timing, plant care, and watering for maximized yield and storability of these nutritious vegetables.
Natural Products Expo West 2010 (Anahein, CA, Anahein Convention Center, from Mar 10, 2010 09:00 AM to Mar 14, 2010 04:00 PM)
Attended by more than 53,000 industry professionals from across the globe, Natural Products Expo West is the premier trade show for the healthy products industry.
Forage & Pasture Management (Harrisburg, OR, Fisher Farm & Lawn, from Mar 03, 2010 06:00 PM to Mar 03, 2010 09:00 PM)
A 10-week course that focuses on forages, grazing pasture, hay and silage and will cover plant growth, grazing techniques, nutritional value, fencing, storage and much more!
2010 OSU Extension Service Small Farms Conference (Corvallis, OR, OSU Campus, from Feb 27, 2010 12:00 AM to Feb 27, 2010 12:00 AM)
Conference includes keynote speakers David Mas Masumoto, author and third-generation organic farmer, as well as Congressman Kurt Schrader.
MOSES Organic Farming Conference (La Crosse, WI, La Crosse Center, from Feb 25, 2010 08:00 AM to Feb 27, 2010 05:30 PM)
The Organic Farming Conference is the largest organic farming conference in the United States, held annually in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
WSU Organic Farm, Master Gardeners Offer Organic Gardening Intensive Course (Washington State University - Pullman, WA, from Feb 20, 2010 09:00 AM to Feb 20, 2010 01:00 PM)
WSU Organic Farm, Master Gardeners Offer Organic Gardening Intensive Course
Woody Plant Propagation Workshop for Farmers (Natural Resource Conservation Plant Materials Center - Corvallis, OR, from Feb 16, 2010 09:00 AM to Feb 16, 2010 12:00 PM)
Woody Plant Propagation Workshop for Farmers
Evaluating Soil Fertility for Winegrapes (Napa, CA, Embassy Suites Napa Valley, from Feb 15, 2010 08:30 AM to Feb 17, 2010 05:00 PM)
A three-day workshop presented by Neal Kinsey that utilizes 100 actual soil tests taken from wineries and vineyards all over and have been analyzed using the Albrecht Method.
Biodynamic Farming and Gardening - The Effects of Rhythmic Cycles in Preparation Making (Eugene Waldorf School - Eugene, OR, from Feb 11, 2010 05:30 PM to Feb 12, 2010 03:30 PM)
Biodynamic Farming & Gardening - The Effects of Rhythmic Cycles in Preparation Making
Organic Certification of Research Sites & Facilities (Online Webinar, from Feb 09, 2010 11:00 AM to Feb 09, 2010 01:00 PM)
Organic Certification of Research Sites & Facilities
World Ag Expo 2010 (Tulare, CA, International Agri-Center, from Feb 09, 2010 09:00 AM to Feb 11, 2010 04:00 PM)
With 2.6 million square feet of show grounds and 1,600 exhibitors, World Ag Expo is an industry leader in agriculture expositions. Attracting an annual average of 100,000 attendees, this three day expo transforms Tulare, California into the World’s hot spot for agriculture technology and innovation.
What's Your Connection (Good Shepard Community Hospital - Hermiston, OR, from Feb 08, 2010 02:00 PM to Feb 08, 2010 06:00 PM)
What's Your Connection
10th Annual Harvesting Clean Energy Conference (Kennewick, WA, Three Rivers Convention Center, from Feb 07, 2010 11:30 AM to Feb 09, 2010 05:30 PM)
Learn from a host of experts gathered in one place at the Harvesting Clean Energy conference – February 7-9, 2010, in Kennewick, WA at the Three Rivers Convention Center.
Herbs A-Z: Learn Your Herbal ABC's (Wise Acres Educational Farm, from Feb 07, 2010 09:30 AM to Feb 11, 2010 05:00 PM)
Herbs A-Z: Learn Your Herbal ABC's
Edible Garden Resource Fair (Multnomah Center, Portland OR, from Feb 01, 2010 06:30 PM to Feb 01, 2010 09:00 PM)
Edible Garden Resource Fair hosted by Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc.
4th Annual Local Food Connection (Eugene, OR, Lane Community College, from Feb 01, 2010 08:00 AM to Feb 01, 2010 03:30 PM)
CPRCD is hosting the 4th Annual Local Food Connection - Linking Farmers, Fishers and Food Buyers
A Food Entrepreneurs Workshop: Food Biz Bootcamp (Corvallis, OR, OSU Food Science Building, from Jan 29, 2010 08:00 AM to Feb 11, 2010 05:00 PM)
Interested in starting a food business? Learn what it takes at the Food Entrepreneurs Workshop.
41st Annual Northwest Agricultual Show (Portland, OR, Portland Expo Center, from Jan 26, 2010 10:00 AM to Jan 26, 2010 05:00 PM)
The NW Ag Show is the second largest agricultural show on the West Coast with a goal to educate the agricultural industry in the very latest equipment, pesticides, business practices and more.
2010 Oregon Horticultural Society Annual Meeting (Portland, OR, Portland Expo Center, from Jan 26, 2010 07:00 AM to Jan 26, 2010 04:00 PM)
The Oregon Horticultural Society Annual Meeting is scheduled for January 27th, 2009 at the Portland Expo Center along with the Northwest Ag Show.
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management (OR, Central OR: Willamette Valley: Southern OR, from Jan 25, 2010 04:30 PM to Jan 25, 2010 08:30 PM)
Growing Farms is designed to provide beginning specialty crop and livestock farmers with the tools and knowledge to manage both the biological and financial risks of farming.
Organic Land Care Accreditation Training (Clackamas Community College - Oregon City Campus, OR, from Jan 25, 2010 08:30 AM to Jan 29, 2010 05:00 PM)
Organic Land Care Accreditation Training
USCC 18th Annual Conference and Tradeshow (Orlando, FL, Wyndham Orlando Resort, from Jan 24, 2010 07:00 AM to Jan 27, 2010 03:30 PM)
The largest conference and exhibition in N. America for the composting, wood waste and organics recycling industry.
30th Anniversary EcoFarm Conference (Pacific Grove, CA, Asilomar Conference Grounds, from Jan 20, 2010 08:00 AM to Jan 23, 2010 05:00 PM)
Thirty years in the making and with over 60 workshops this year, the Eco-Farm Conference is the largest sustainable agriculture gathering in the western United States.
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management (North Willamette Research & Extension Center - Aurora, OR, from Jan 19, 2010 04:30 PM to Feb 23, 2010 09:00 PM)
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management
Ag Summit (Wilsonville, OR, Holiday Inn, from Jan 19, 2010 08:00 AM to Jan 19, 2010 02:00 PM)
Dunn Carney will host its second Ag Summit on Jan .19, 2010 at the Holiday Inn in Wilsonville, OR. This half day summit will begin at 8 AM.
2010 Minnesota Organic Conference (St. Cloud, MN, St. Cloud Civic Center, from Jan 15, 2010 12:00 AM to Jan 16, 2010 12:00 AM)
The conference provides great information on organic agriculture to excite the experienced producers, as well as newcomers to organic production.
Oregon Tilth presents "Good Food" (Corvallis, OR, Darkside Cinema, from Jan 14, 2010 07:00 PM to Jan 14, 2010 09:00 PM)
A film that provides an intimate look at the farmers, ranchers, and businesses that are creating a more sustainable food system in the Pacific Northwest.
9th Annual NOFA Course in Organic Land Care (Various, from Jan 13, 2010 12:00 AM to Jan 13, 2010 12:00 AM)
A 5-day professional course offered in various locations.
North Willamette Horticulture Society Annual Meeting (Clackamas, OR, from Jan 12, 2010 08:15 AM to Jan 14, 2010 05:15 PM)
3-day event for the farmers in Oregon. January 12th is Organic Field day - Don't miss it.
The Living Garden (Pleasant Hill, OR, Wise Acres Educational Farm, from Jan 10, 2010 09:00 AM to Jan 10, 2010 04:00 PM)
The Living Garden
Willamette Valley Permaculture 2010 Design Course (Eugene, OR, Dharmalaya Center, from Jan 09, 2010 08:30 AM to Jan 09, 2010 05:30 PM)
Willamette Valley Permaculture 2010 Design Course
2010 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism, and Organic Conference (Springfield, IL, Crowne Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, from Jan 06, 2010 10:00 AM to Jan 08, 2010 05:00 PM)
The conference will kick off with opening session, "From Market Gardening to Commercial Readiness: Keys to Effective Production and Marketing Across a Range of Market Arenas" by Tim Woods, University of Kentucky. The remainder of the conference will include traditional concurrent breakout sessions on fruits, vegetables, herbs, irrigation, agritourism/marketing, and business management.
Organic Late Blight Management Webinar by eOrganic (Online, from Dec 14, 2009 08:00 AM to Dec 14, 2009 12:00 PM)
Late blight is a serious disease of the potato and tomato families. Learn its effects and how to diagnose, prevent, and manage late blight on organic farms.
ACRES USA Conference (St. Paul, MN, Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Paul Riverfront, from Dec 03, 2009 09:00 AM to Dec 05, 2009 05:00 PM)
The annual Acres U.S.A. conference sets the standards for innovation and learning. It is where you find farmers and consultants from every side of eco-farming who come together to share their experience and expertise.
Tilth at the Table (Portland, OR, Lincoln Restaurant, from Dec 01, 2009 05:30 PM to Dec 01, 2009 09:00 PM)
Join Tilth staff at Lincoln Restaurant in Portland - 10% of food sales will be donated to organic research and education programs.
Permaculture Design Course (Lost Valley Educational Center - Dexter, OR, from Dec 01, 2009 12:00 PM to Dec 15, 2009 12:00 PM)
Permaculture Design Course
Anjou Spa Green Drinks Event (Bend, OR, Anjou Spa, from Nov 19, 2009 05:00 PM to Nov 19, 2009 07:00 PM)
Come enjoy a night of "green" drinks and appetizers at Anjou Spa and help Oregon Tilth continue to do what we do best!
Organic Production Opportunities (Woodland Community Center - Woodland, CA, from Nov 19, 2009 08:00 AM to Nov 19, 2009 04:00 PM)
Organic Production Opportunities
Global Smart Energy - Bilateral Trade & Investment Opportunities (Monterey, CA, Irvine Auditorium, Monterey Institute of International Studies, from Nov 13, 2009 08:30 AM to Nov 13, 2009 03:00 PM)
Panelists and Experts come together to discuss global trade investment opportunities in Smart Grid products and services.
Tilth Producers of Washington Annual Conference (Yakima, WA, Yakima Convention Center, from Nov 13, 2009 07:30 AM to Nov 15, 2009 05:00 PM)
 
Soil Foodweb Workshops (Corvallis, OR, Sustainable Studies Institute, from Nov 09, 2009 12:00 AM to Nov 13, 2009 12:00 AM)
Sustainable Studies Institute, in cooperation with Soil Foodweb Oregon, will be presenting workshops, November 9th-13th on the principles of the Soil Foodweb as developed by Dr. Elaine Ingham.
Grow Biointensive Sustainable Mini-Farming Workshop (Ecology Action - Willits, CA, from Nov 06, 2009 12:00 AM to Nov 09, 2009 12:00 AM)
Grow Biointensive Sustainable Mini-Farming Workshop
Creating Community: Establishing & Maintaining Thriving Ecovillages, Intentional Communities, & Retrofit Neighborhoods (Lost Valley Educational Center - Dexter, OR, from Nov 05, 2009 12:00 PM to Nov 10, 2009 12:00 PM)
Creating Community: Establishing & Maintaining Thriving Ecovillages, Intentional Communities, & Retrofit Neighborhoods
NW Organic Farm Food Safety Summit (Portland, OR, from Nov 05, 2009 08:00 AM to Nov 05, 2009 05:00 PM)
Oregon Tilth has teamed up with The Western Center for Risk Management Education at Washington State University, The Portland Farmers’ Market Association, Organically Grown Company, and other organizations to assemble some of the leading nationwide experts to host an educational Summit open to all NW growers. This event, which is the first of a two-part series, is designed to provide farmers with specific information about identifying and addressing food safety risks on the farm.
Fruit & Vegetable Processing Short Course (Corvallis, OR, OSU Wiegand Hall, from Nov 04, 2009 08:00 AM to Nov 06, 2009 12:00 PM)
A two and a half day short course that provides attendees with concepts of basic fruit and vegetable processing technologies, quality analysis, and hands on experience through pilot plant exercises.
BEANS, GRAINS AND EDIBLE SEEDS: Homestead Scale (Nana Cardoon - Forest Grove, OR, from Oct 18, 2009 10:00 AM to Oct 18, 2009 03:00 PM)
BEANS, GRAINS AND EDIBLE SEEDS: Homestead Scale
Western Organic Dairy Producers Alliance (Twin Falls, ID, Canyon Springs Red Lion, from Oct 13, 2009 08:00 AM to Oct 14, 2009 05:00 PM)
The 4th Annual WODPA Conference will be held in Twin Falls, which will feature a general session for industry business, educational seminars and a farm tour.
"Edible Heirlooms" talk at Wordstock (Portland, OR, from Oct 10, 2009 03:00 PM to Oct 10, 2009 04:00 PM)
Author Bill Thorness will be appearing at Wordstock in Portland on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 3 p.m. After his talk, he will answer questions and sign copies of the new book.
Go Green '09 (Portand, OR The Gerding Theater, from Oct 07, 2009 08:30 AM to Oct 07, 2009 04:30 PM)
If you are committed to or interested in making your business as sustainable as possible, the GoGreen Conference is an opportunity you can’t afford to miss. Oregon Tilth is a proud sponsor and contributor to the Go Green '09 Conference.
Permaculture & Community:Permaculture Design Course & Ecovillage Living Practicum 2 (Lost Valley Educational Center - Dexter, OR, from Oct 06, 2009 12:00 PM to Nov 03, 2009 12:00 PM)
Permaculture & Community: Permaculture Design Course & Ecovillage Living Practicum 2
TURN YOUR LAWN INTO A REAL FOOD SOURCE (Corvallis, OR - Institute of BioWisdom at Sunbow Farm, from Oct 04, 2009 10:00 AM to Oct 04, 2009 03:00 PM)
TURN YOUR LAWN INTO A REAL FOOD SOURCE
Garden Composting (Oregon City, OR Clackamas Community College, from Oct 03, 2009 09:00 AM to Oct 03, 2009 10:50 AM)
Learn a variety of ways to compost.
Organic Certification with Foundation in Food Safety (Portland, OR Red Lion Hotel, from Sep 29, 2009 08:00 AM to Oct 01, 2009 05:00 PM)
Learn how you can protect the integrity of your organic products with the integration of an Organic Systems Plan and Food Safety Programs. Protect consumers, your brand name, and your company's image with the valuable information learned in this seminar with Oregon Tilth and AIB.
After the Storm - Rainwater Harvesting and Rain Gardens (Portland, OR - Skyline Grange, from Sep 28, 2009 06:00 PM to Sep 28, 2009 08:30 PM)
After the Storm - Rainwater Harvesting and Rain Gardens
MAKING AND UNDERSTANDING COMPOSTS AND COMPOST TEAS (Corvallis, OR - Sunbow Farm/Institute of BioWisdom, from Sep 20, 2009 10:00 AM to Sep 20, 2009 03:00 PM)
MAKING AND UNDERSTANDING COMPOSTS AND COMPOST TEAS
Tour of Hood River Farms (Hood River, OR, various farms, from Sep 20, 2009 09:00 AM to Sep 20, 2009 05:00 PM)
Portland Food Co-op and Food Front Co-op are partnering to offer a daylong tour of organic and biodynamic farms in the Hood River area.
The Farm and Vineyard Tour (Applegate Valley, OR, various farms & vineyards, from Sep 19, 2009 08:30 AM to Sep 19, 2009 04:30 PM)
Tour several farms and vineyards in the Applegate Valley and sample five flights of wine along with a delicious meal.
Washington State Permaculture Convergence (Belfair, WA, Sahale Learning Center, from Sep 18, 2009 12:00 AM to Sep 20, 2009 12:00 PM)
Bringing permaculture people together from around Washington State & beyond. Sharing information, solutions, inspirations and insights!
Documentary Film: Ingredients: Who's Your Farmer? (Oregon, various, from Sep 16, 2009 07:00 PM to Sep 18, 2009 09:00 PM)
A powerful film that provides solutions to the industrial food system by thinking locally. It highlights some of Oregon's many innovators.
Eat Local and Organic Festival (from Sep 12, 2009 11:00 AM to Sep 12, 2009 04:00 PM)
In-store sampling, scavenger hunt for the kids, educational events and more at all nine New Seasons locations.
Sustainable Living Skills Internship (Aprovecho - Cottage Grove, OR, from Sep 07, 2009 09:00 AM to Oct 30, 2009 05:00 PM)
Sustainable Living Skills Internship
An Evening On Fields Farm (Fields Farm - Bend, OR, from Aug 29, 2009 05:00 PM to Aug 29, 2009 09:00 PM)
An Evening on Fields Farm
Permaculture Design Certification (Aprovecho - Cottage Grove, OR, from Aug 20, 2009 09:00 AM to Sep 03, 2009 04:30 PM)
Permaculture Design Certification
Eco-Homes: An Introduction to Ecological Building & Appropriate Technology (Lost Valley Educational Center - Dexter, OR, from Aug 18, 2009 12:00 PM to Sep 03, 2009 12:00 PM)
Eco-Homes: An Introduction to Ecological Building & Appropriate Technology
Organic Gardening Fall 2009 Series (Zenger Farm - Portland, OR, from Aug 15, 2009 10:00 AM to Aug 15, 2009 12:30 PM)
Organic Gardening Fall 2009 Series
Compost and Agriculture Workshop & Tour (Salem, OR, from Aug 15, 2009 09:00 AM to Aug 15, 2009 02:00 PM)
Compost and Agriculture Workshop & Tour
Sheep and Goats - What They Can Do For You (Online, from Jul 29, 2009 01:00 PM to Jul 29, 2009 03:00 PM)
A free webinar that will discuss the benefits of raising sheep and goats, selecting animals, general production concerns and more!
SolWest Renewable Energy Fair (Grant County Fairgrounds - John Day, OR, from Jul 24, 2009 01:00 PM to Jul 26, 2009 03:00 PM)
SolWest Renewable Energy Fair
Crop Advisers and Certified Organic Production (Stanislaus Ag Center - Modesto, CA, from Jul 23, 2009 07:30 AM to Jul 23, 2009 04:00 PM)
Crop Advisers and Certified Organic Production
Gardens of Natural Delights tour: Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, OR, from Jul 19, 2009 12:00 PM to Jul 19, 2009 04:00 PM)
Lake Oswego garden tour featuring seminars, tours and free resources offered at Oregon Tilth's Organic Education Center on historic Luscher Farm.
Plate and Pitchfork Dinner at Smith Barry Barn (Hillsboro, OR, Smith Barry Barn, from Jul 17, 2009 05:30 PM to Jul 18, 2009 05:00 PM)
July 17th and 18th are two in a series of farm-to-table experiences put on by Plate and Pitchfork. All dinners are catered by a Portland chef and are held at various sustainable farms in the Portland area. All other dates have sold out already, so be sure to make your reservations!
Lecture on The Documented Health Dangers of Genetically Engineered Foods (Portland, OR, University of Portland, from Jul 08, 2009 07:00 PM to Jul 08, 2009 08:00 PM)
Lecture given by international best seller and independent filmmaker, Jeffrey Smith, is the first of a series of talks revolving around the documented dangers of genetically engineered food.
The One-Straw Revolution book tour with Larry Korn (Portland. OR , from Jun 27, 2009 10:00 AM to Jun 30, 2009 09:00 PM)
 
North American Organic Brewers Festival (Portland, OR, Overlook Park, from Jun 26, 2009 12:00 PM to Jun 28, 2009 05:00 PM)
This is the festival's fifth year showcasing organic beers from all over in N. America and Europe and raising money to help support sustainable organizations.
Fundamentals of Organic Plant Variety Improvement (Williams, OR - Seven Seeds Farm, from Jun 24, 2009 09:00 AM to Jun 25, 2009 04:00 PM)
Learn the basic skills to develop and adapt seed varieties for your organic farm conditions by learning how to select for reproductive fitness and yield, horizontal resistance to disease and improved performance under heat, drought, cold and stress.
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR, from Jun 22, 2009 12:00 PM to Jun 26, 2009 12:00 PM)
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
Caneberry Leafrollers, Parasitoids and Farm Landscape Ecology (Hinsvark Berry Farm - Woodburn, OR, from Jun 16, 2009 02:00 PM to Jun 16, 2009 05:00 PM)
Caneberry Leafrollers, Parasitoids and Farm Landscape Ecology
Permaculture & Community: Permaculture Design Course & Ecovillage Living Practicum (Lost Valley Educational Center - Dexter, OR, from Jun 16, 2009 12:00 PM to Aug 06, 2009 12:00 PM)
Permaculture & Community: Permaculture Design Course & Ecovillage Living Practicum
All Things Organic Conference & Trade Show (Lakeside Center/McCormick Place - Chicago, IL, from Jun 16, 2009 08:00 AM to Jun 18, 2009 05:00 PM)
All Things Organic Conference & Trade Show
Farmscaping with Native Plants Field Day (NRCS Plant Materials Center - Corvallis, OR, from Jun 11, 2009 01:00 PM to Jun 11, 2009 05:00 PM)
Farmscaping with Native Plants Field Day
IFT Food Expo (Anaheim, CA, from Jun 06, 2009 08:00 AM to Jun 10, 2009 12:00 PM)
IFT Food Expo
Farms Feed Everyone: A Benefit Dinner (Corvallis, OR- First United Methodist Church, from May 29, 2009 06:00 PM to May 29, 2009 08:00 PM)
A local dinner will be served by graduates of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon's low-income cooking classes
One Quarter Horse Workshop (Grape Lane Poultry Farm - Turner, OR, from May 24, 2009 10:00 AM to May 24, 2009 05:00 PM)
One Quarter Horse Workshop
Introduction to Small Acreage Sustainable Farming (Quillisascut Farm - Rice, WA, from May 20, 2009 02:00 PM to May 24, 2009 12:00 PM)
Introduction to Small Acreage Sustainable Farming
Good Food Documentary Film Screening (Cinema 21, Portland, OR, from May 08, 2009 07:00 PM to May 14, 2009 07:00 PM)
After leaving the land for decades, family farmers are making a comeback – feeding our growing appetite for fresh, healthy, local food. The shift to small efficient producers from large “factory” farms is gaining momentum. Showcasing this regional movement is Good Food, an inspiring documentary about sustainable food and farming.
Oregon Agricultural Festival (Oregon State Fairgrounds - Salem, OR, from Apr 25, 2009 08:30 AM to Apr 26, 2009 05:00 PM)
Oregon Agricultural Festival
Promoting Locally-Produced Food (Eugene, OR Valley River Inn, from Apr 16, 2009 09:00 AM to Apr 17, 2009 12:00 PM)
An event hosted by the Oregon Association of Resource Conservation and Development to promote locally produced food. Various speakers will address Farm to School issues, the Food Hub and infrastructure on local food distribution.
Rocky Mountain Compost School (Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO, from Apr 14, 2009 08:00 AM to Apr 17, 2009 05:00 PM)
Rocky Mountain Compost School
WATER: CELLULAR VITALITY IN AGRICULTURE AND HEALTH (Institute Of BioWisdon at Sunbow Farm - Corvallis, OR, from Apr 11, 2009 10:00 AM to Apr 11, 2009 03:00 PM)
WATER: CELLULAR VITALITY IN AGRICULTURE AND HEALTH
Beekeeping School (Capital Center - Beaverton, OR, from Apr 08, 2009 07:00 PM to Apr 08, 2009 09:00 PM)
Beekeeping School
TAO OF DUCKS (Institute of BioWisdom at Sunbow Farm - Corvallis, OR, from Mar 29, 2009 10:00 AM to Mar 29, 2009 03:00 PM)
TAO OF DUCKS
Biodynamic Open House (Corvallis, OR, from Mar 29, 2009 09:30 AM to Mar 29, 2009 04:30 PM)
Biodynamic Open House
4th Annual Farm to Cafeteria Conference (Portland, OR, from Mar 19, 2009 09:00 AM to Mar 21, 2009 05:00 PM)
Hosted by the Community Food Security Coalition and the National Farm to School Network, the 4th annual Farm to Cafeteria Conference will be held in Portland, OR.
Organic Certification with a Foundation in Food Safety (Minneapolis, MN, from Mar 18, 2009 08:00 AM to Mar 20, 2009 05:00 PM)
AIB International and Oregon Tilth, a leader in Organic Certification, have teamed together to bring you a unique seminar, Organic Certification with a Foundation in Food Safety. Learn how you can protect the integrity of your organic products with the integration of an Organic Systems Plan and Food Safety Programs. Protect consumers, your brand name, and your company's image with the valuable information learned in this seminar.
Making and understanding composts and compost teas (Istitute of BioWisdom at Sunbow Farm - Corvallis, OR, from Mar 15, 2009 10:00 AM to Mar 15, 2009 03:00 PM)
MAKING AND UNDERSTANDING COMPOSTS AND COMPOST TEAS
Grafting (Institute Of BioWisdon at Sunbow Farm - Corvallis, OR, from Mar 08, 2009 10:00 AM to Mar 08, 2009 03:00 PM)
Grafting
Cosmic and Other Subtle Influences on Agriculture (Corvallis, OR - Sunbow Farm, from Mar 01, 2009 10:00 AM to Mar 01, 2009 03:00 PM)
Cosmis and Other Subtle Influences on Agriculture
Sustainable Mini-Farming Workshop (Willits, CA, from Feb 27, 2009 08:00 AM to Mar 01, 2009 05:00 PM)
Sustainable Mini-Farming Workshop
MOSES - Organic Farming Conference (La Crosse Center - La Crosse, WI, from Feb 26, 2009 08:30 AM to Feb 28, 2009 05:30 PM)
Upper Midwest Organic Farming Conference
Organicology (Portland, OR, from Feb 26, 2009 07:00 AM to Feb 28, 2009 11:00 PM)
February26 - 28th, 2009
8th Annual NOFA Course in Organic Land Care (Providence, RI - Save the Bay Center, from Feb 25, 2009 08:30 AM to Mar 03, 2009 05:00 PM)
This 5-day course will provide landscapers with the ability to design and maintain ecological landscapes, build a business based on the health of the earth, and be among the first in the country to become accredited in Organic Land Care!
Permaculture Design Course (Sahale Learning Center - Belfair, WA, from Feb 22, 2009 09:00 AM to Mar 08, 2009 04:00 PM)
Permaculture Design Course
Men's Gardening & Food Sustainability team in Portland (Various - Portland, OR, from Feb 21, 2009 10:00 AM to Mar 30, 2009 01:00 PM)
Men's Gardening & Food Sustainability team in Portland
8th Annual NOFA Course in Organic Land Care (Schodack, NY - Birch Hill, from Feb 17, 2009 08:30 AM to Feb 23, 2009 05:00 PM)
This 5-day course will provide landscapers with the ability to design and maintain ecological landscapes, build a business based on the health of the earth, and be among the first in the country to become accredited in Organic Land Care!
Living Soils: Biology and Chemistry- An Introduction (Corvallis, OR - Sunbow Farm, from Feb 15, 2009 10:00 AM to Feb 15, 2009 03:00 PM)
Living Soils: Biology and Chemistry - An Introduction
World Ag Expo (International Agri Center - Tulare, CA, from Feb 10, 2009 10:00 AM to Feb 12, 2009 04:00 PM)
2009 World Ag Expo
Fruit Trees (Zenger Farms - Portland, OR, from Feb 09, 2009 10:00 AM to Feb 09, 2009 11:30 AM)
Fruit Trees
Turn Your Lawn Into a Real Food Source (Corvallis, OR - Sunbow Farm, from Feb 08, 2009 09:00 AM to Feb 08, 2009 03:00 PM)
Turn Your Lawn Into a Real Food Source
California League of Food Processors Expo (Sacramento Convention Center - Sacramento, CA, from Feb 03, 2009 07:00 AM to Feb 04, 2009 02:00 PM)
California League of Food Processors Expo & Showcase of Processed Foods
Local Food Connection (Eugene, OR, Lane Community College, from Feb 02, 2009 08:00 AM to Feb 02, 2009 03:30 PM)
he Local Food Connection brings together local food producers and buyers to make business connections and to talk about the advantages of producing and selling food locally. These business relationships strengthen the local economies of Benton, Lane and Linn counties.
Essential Spring-Summer Organic Gardening (Corvallis, OR - Sunbow Farm, from Feb 01, 2009 10:00 AM to Feb 01, 2009 03:00 PM)
Essential Spring-Summer Organic Gardening
Organic Land Care for the Landscape Professional (Oregon City, Oregon, Clackamas Community College, from Jan 30, 2009 08:30 AM to Jan 30, 2009 12:45 PM)
A half-day workshop for professionals focusing on organic practices for soil building and healthy turf in ornamental landscapes.
8th Annual NOFA Course in Organic Land Care (New Haven, CT - CT Agricultural Experiment Station, from Jan 27, 2009 08:30 AM to Feb 02, 2009 05:00 PM)
This 5-day course will provide landscapers with the ability to design and maintain ecological landscapes, build a business based on the health of the earth, and be among the first in the country to become accredited in Organic Land Care!
Pruning Fruit Trees and Bushes/Vines (Corvallis, OR - Sunbow Farm, from Jan 25, 2009 10:00 AM to Jan 25, 2009 03:00 PM)
Pruning Fruit Trees and Bushes/Vines
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management (Oregon Locations, Various, from Jan 21, 2009 04:00 PM to Feb 06, 2009 08:30 PM)
An 8-week course designed to provide beginning farmers with the tools and knowledge to manage the crop production and financial risks of farming.
Eco-Farm Conference (Asilomar Conference Grounds - Pacific Grove, CA, from Jan 21, 2009 08:00 AM to Jan 24, 2009 01:00 PM)
Eco-Farm Conference / United We Grow
Minnesota Organic Conference & Trade Show (Civic Center - St. Cloud, MN, from Jan 16, 2009 08:00 AM to Jan 17, 2009 03:30 PM)
Minnesota Organic Conference & Trade Show
8th Annual NOFA Course in Organic Land Care (Leominister, MA - Doyle Conservation Center, from Jan 14, 2009 08:30 AM to Jan 21, 2009 05:00 PM)
This 5-day course will provide landscapers with the ability to design and maintain ecological landscapes, build a business based on the health of the earth, and be among the first in the country to become accredited in Organic Land Care!
TEAM - Vegetable Growers Workshop (Aurora, OR, OSU North Willamette Extension, from Dec 16, 2008 10:00 AM to Jan 22, 2009 10:00 AM)
Learn to use the Grower's Technology Economic Assessment Model (TEAM) for Specialty Crops.
Food Matters: Let Thy Food Be Thy Medicine (Grand Theater - Salem, OR , from Dec 11, 2008 07:00 PM to Dec 11, 2008 09:30 PM)
Food Matters: Let Thy Food Be Thy Medicine
Backyard Botany and Beyond! (Portland, OR - Zenger Farm, from Dec 06, 2008 10:00 AM to Jan 24, 2009 11:30 AM)
A six-week Winter series of classroom-based lecture and discussion at Zenger Farm, introducing concepts and techniques for the organic backyard gardener.
Oregon DEQ Compost Rules: Agricultural Forum (Corvallis, Oregon, Oregon State University, from Nov 18, 2008 01:00 PM to Nov 18, 2008 06:00 PM)
The Oregon Dept of Environmental Quality is holding a forum to discuss the new draft Rules for Composting Facilities in Oregon.
Healthy Foods in Health Care Roundtable (Portland, OR - OHSU, from Nov 14, 2008 10:00 AM to Nov 14, 2008 02:30 PM)
Presented by Oregon Center for Environmental Health and Health Care Without Harm. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with other health care institutions and discuss strategies to incorporate sustainable and nutritious food purchasing at their facilities.
Green Festival (San Francisco, CA, from Nov 14, 2008 08:00 AM to Nov 16, 2008 06:00 PM)
7th Annual Green Festival presented by Co-op America and Global Exchange.
Crop Planning and Cultivation, Soil Management (Portland, OR - Zenger Farm, from Nov 01, 2008 10:00 AM to Nov 22, 2008 02:30 PM)
A four-week course introducing essential organic agriculture concepts through group lecture, discussion, and observation at Zenger Farm's six-acre field and garden sites.
IOIA Organic Training (Corvallis, OR, from Oct 22, 2008 08:00 AM to Oct 31, 2008 05:00 PM)
IOIA and Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO) will cosponsor Basic Organic Crop, Livestock, and Processing Inspection Trainings at the LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, in Corvallis, Oregon.
Western Organic Dairy Producers Alliance Conference (Grand Mound, WA, from Oct 21, 2008 08:20 AM to Oct 22, 2008 05:20 PM)
This year's conference will feature keynote speakers, WODPA business meeting, officer elections and panel discussions
Sprouting: Wisdom Of The Ages (Corvallis, OR - Institute of BioWisdom at Sunbow Farm, from Oct 19, 2008 10:00 AM to Oct 19, 2008 03:00 PM)
Decrease your carbon imprint food needs and grocery bill by growing your own seeds, saving them, sprouting them, and eating them in a variety of surprising recipes.
Bioneers Conference (San Rafael, CA, from Oct 17, 2008 08:10 AM to Oct 19, 2008 05:10 PM)
The Bioneers Conference is an acclaimed leading-edge forum where you can see tomorrow today: a future environment of hope. Social and scientific innovators focus on breakthrough solutions inspired by nature and human ingenuity.
Natural Products Expo East (Boston, MA, from Oct 15, 2008 09:05 AM to Oct 18, 2008 05:05 PM)
over 25,000 passionate attendees and more than 1,100 companies touting the hottest and best selling products and branded ingredients in the healthy, natural, and organic products industry.
Nutrition : Feeding Your Cellular Community (Corvallis, OR - Institute of BioWisdom at Sunbow Farm, from Oct 12, 2008 10:00 AM to Oct 12, 2008 03:00 PM)
This popular workshop is a practical, hands-on introduction to the complexities of the Soil Food Web paradigm
Oregon Ag Summit (Wilsonville, OR, from Oct 07, 2008 08:15 AM to Oct 07, 2008 01:00 PM)
Ag Summit to address legislative issues on Oct. 7th
Horse Plow Workshop (Turner, Oregon, from Oct 05, 2008 10:00 AM to Oct 05, 2008 03:00 PM)
* Fundamentals of small acreage farming with non-traditional horse power * The marriage of soil, horse, bits, soft hands, healthy hooves, and the plow and other implements * Harness vs. work harness, collars and fit * Small plows, drags, compost spreader * Training the non traditional plow horse, its physiological makeup and how they interact with human issues * Breeds * How to stay behind your horse and keep the plow in your hands
The One Quarter Horse Power Homestead Scale Farm (Jefferson, OR - Grape Lane Poultry Farm, from Oct 05, 2008 10:00 AM to Oct 05, 2008 03:00 PM)
Learn the fundamentals of small acreage farming with non-traditional horse power.
Organic Gardening Certificate Program (Portland, OR, from Oct 02, 2008 06:00 PM to Dec 04, 2008 04:00 PM)
Learn the knowledge and skills of organic gardening, urban agriculture and ecological landscaping in this comprehensive hands-on training.
Provender Conference (Hood River, OR, from Oct 01, 2008 08:00 AM to Oct 03, 2008 08:35 PM)
Provender Alliance Annual educational conference
World Dairy Expo (Madison, WI, from Sep 30, 2008 09:00 AM to Oct 04, 2008 06:00 PM)
Expo is the international dairy meeting place, a five day event showcasing the finest in dairy genetics and the newest technologies available to the dairy industry.
Organic Certfication with a Foundation in Food Safety (Ontario, CA, from Sep 30, 2008 08:00 AM to Oct 02, 2008 05:00 PM)
Learn how you can protect the integrity of your organic products with the development of an Organic Systems Plan and proper Food Safety Programs. Protect consumers, your brand name, and your company’s image with the valuable information learned at this two-day seminar.
Seed Saving: Home and Homestead Scale (Forest Grove, OR - In the Gardens Of Nana Cardoon, from Sep 21, 2008 10:00 AM to Sep 21, 2008 03:00 PM)
Seed saving for home gardeners and homesteaders.
Willamette Valley Vineyard Grape Stomp (Turner, OR - Willamette Valley Vineyards, from Sep 20, 2008 11:00 AM to Sep 21, 2008 06:00 PM)
Barbecue, grape stomping, drinking fun.
Compost and Compost Tea For Fall and Spring To Create Living Soils (Corvallis, OR - Institute of BioWisdom at Sunbow Farm, from Sep 14, 2008 10:00 AM to Sep 14, 2008 03:00 PM)
This popular workshop is a practical, hands-on introduction to the complexities of the Soil Food Web paradigm
Local Food & Farms Forum (Canby Adult Center, from Sep 10, 2008 06:00 PM to Sep 10, 2008 08:30 PM)
Candidates for Oregon's 5th Congressional District
Muddy Boots Festival (Portland, OR, from Sep 05, 2008 08:20 AM to Sep 07, 2008 05:20 PM)
A soulful celebration of sustainable living!
Slow Food Nation (San Francisco, CA, from Aug 29, 2008 08:15 AM to Sep 01, 2008 08:15 PM)
Slow Food Nation inspires and empowers Americans to build a food system that is good, clean and fair. Choose from dozens of events throughout the weekend that nourish you, your community and our planet.
Turn Your Lawn Into a Real Food Source (Corvallis, OR - Institute of BioWisdom at Sunbow Farm, from Aug 24, 2008 10:00 AM to Aug 24, 2008 03:00 PM)
Decrease your carbon imprint food needs and grocery bill by growing your own seeds, saving them, sprouting them, and eating them in a variety of surprising recipes.
Sustainable Livestock Using Joel Salatin Methodology (Corvallis, OR - Afton Field Farm, from Aug 10, 2008 12:00 PM to Aug 10, 2008 05:00 PM)
Learn methods of raising animals in a symbiotic relationship
Oregon Tilth Joins Plate and Pitchfork (Jacob-Hart Vineyard, Newberg OR, from Aug 02, 2008 06:00 PM to Aug 02, 2008 10:00 PM)