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Organic Farming:
Principles and Practices


May 9, 2018
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
Fee: $100; discounts for MOFGA members

Free for all MOFGA apprentices and Journeypersons
Registration 9:30 a.m. Class continues to 4 p.m.

This one day immersion course is designed for MOFGA apprentices but is open to any participants interested in learning the fundamental principles and practices of organic farming.

Join specialists from MOFGA’s Agricultural Services Department and organic farmers for a one-day introductory course in organic farming. Lunch will be provided.

The day will focus on the fundamentals of organic vegetable farming. MOFGA’s Eric Sideman, Organic Crops Specialist, and Dave Colson, Agricultural Services Director, will cover theory and best practices for organic management of soils, and cover plant families. After lunch we will tour a neighboring farm.

 

    

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