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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.
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