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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.
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