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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 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.
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