This year’s theme is “The 3 Rs of Organic Agriculture: Restorative, Responsible, Resilient”.
Keynote Speaker: Mark Shepard, author of “Restoration Agriculture: Real World Permaculture for Farmers”
Mark is the founder and President of the Restoration Agriculture Development, and CEO of Forest Agriculture Enterprises.
Other sessions include: Water management, the Farmersville Community Abattoir, women organic farmers, dealing with perennial weeds, records management, getting the most of your greenhouse, cover crop cocktails, parasite management in livestock, the Flow Hive, and much more!
Sunday Full Day Workshops
1. Restoration Agriculture on YOUR farm with Mark Shepard, New Forest Farm
Deepen your understanding of how to apply Restoration Agriculture concepts using your own farm as a case study. Find out more here.
2. Introduction to Organic Certification, with organic inspector Delia Elkin. For conventional and organic farmers alike, this workshop will help participants understand ways to transition to organic production and understand the organic certification process. Find out more here.