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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.
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