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April 2017
$150 - $500

From Scarcity to Abundance: Cultivating Diverse Leadership for Ecologically Sound, Inclusive & Just Communities

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on April 27, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on May 25, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on June 15, 2017 at 9:00am

CCE – Tompkins, 615 Willow Ave.
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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The Natural Leaders Initiative (NLI) is now accepting registrations for its acclaimed 5-workshop “From Scarcity to Abundance: Cultivating Diverse Leadership” series.

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May 2017
$35

Wild Foods Forage and Feast

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
TC3 Farm, 100 Cortland Rd
Dryden, NY 13068 United States
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This event starts at the TC3 Farm (100 Cortland Rd, Dryden, NY) and ends at Coltivare Restaurant (235 S. Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY). Spaces are limited so RSVP to haydenstebbins@gmail.com to reserve your spot. Join ethnobotanist and clinical herbalist Hayden Stebbins for a walk through forest and field to see the world in a way you’ve never seen before. During this walk, Hayden will teach you about common plants and mushrooms, how to identify them by family, and their edible, medicinal, or…

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Farm to Plate Conference

May 11 - May 13

Join us for an exciting 3-day event that will honor our ancestors, the land and local farmers.

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$40

Crop Load Management for Productivity and Quality

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Know Your Roots, 3336 Podunk Road
Trumansburg, NY 1486 United States
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In this workshop, we’ll discuss the basics of floral bud induction and development, flowering and early fruit development, return bloom, and crop load management tactics (yes, including thinning).

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$30

Scything: Preparing to Mow – Sharpening & Peening

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Groundswell Center’s Incubator Farm, 101 Rachel Carson Drive
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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Get ready to mow with your scythe!

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$150 - $500

From Scarcity to Abundance: Cultivating Diverse Leadership for Ecologically Sound, Inclusive & Just Communities

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on April 27, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on May 25, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on June 15, 2017 at 9:00am

CCE – Tompkins, 615 Willow Ave.
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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The Natural Leaders Initiative (NLI) is now accepting registrations for its acclaimed 5-workshop “From Scarcity to Abundance: Cultivating Diverse Leadership” series.

Find out more »
June 2017
$80

Tiny House Class

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn first hand from someone who has gone through the process and is now living in a Tiny House what it takes to build one!

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Farmer2Farmer Discussion Group: Farm Tour at Spring Meadows Farm with a Focus on Cattle Handling

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Spring Meadows Farm, Millerton, PA United States + Google Map

Farm Tour at Spring Meadows Farm with a Focus on Cattle Handling Date: Saturday, June 10th 10AM-12:30PM Location: Spring Meadows Farm in Millerton, PA Instructor: Andy Lyon Description and Bio coming soon The Farmer2Farmer Discussion series is a potluck dinner and farmer discussion group. This is a great opportunity to meet and learn from other farmers in the community. Please register for Farmer2Farmer using our Course Registration Form.  

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Farmer2Farmer Discussion Group: Bees in the Trees: The Woody Perennials that Support Wild Pollinators

June 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

We will identify and visit trees and shrubs that are commonly found in hedgerows, woodlots and smallholder forests that are important resources for wild pollinators.

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$150 - $500

From Scarcity to Abundance: Cultivating Diverse Leadership for Ecologically Sound, Inclusive & Just Communities

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on April 27, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on May 25, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on June 15, 2017 at 9:00am

CCE – Tompkins, 615 Willow Ave.
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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The Natural Leaders Initiative (NLI) is now accepting registrations for its acclaimed 5-workshop “From Scarcity to Abundance: Cultivating Diverse Leadership” series.

Find out more »
$40

Soil Health for Perennial Fruit Crops

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Know Your Roots, 3336 Podunk Road
Trumansburg, NY 1486 United States
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We’ll focus on the practical aspects of what you can do to holistically improve your soils, but we’ll also go over some basics methods you can use to assess your overall soil health and fertility.

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July 2017

Scything: Make a Scythe & Learn to Mow

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Groundswell’s Incubator Farm, 115 Rachel Carson Way
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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Make your own scythe and learn how to use it!

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August 2017
$40

Building Biodiversity through Biodynamics

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Know Your Roots, 3336 Podunk Road
Trumansburg, NY 1486 United States
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In this workshop we’ll use the biodynamic principle that your farm is a living organism to discuss principles and practices behind biodiversity and how you can use it to devvelop a stronger, more resilient farm and orchard.

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October 2017
$40

Assessing Fruit Quality at Harvest

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Know Your Roots, 3336 Podunk Road
Trumansburg, NY 1486 United States
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In this workshop we’ll discover how to assess fruit quality and learn how much fruit quality can change over just a few days or weeks.

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