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August 2017

Celebrating Common Ground: Discovering Weeds, Soil Health, and Diversity at the Incubator Farm

August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EcoVilliage, Rachel Carson Way
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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NOFA-NY Field Days are coming to us! Celebrating Common Ground: Discovering Weeds, Soil Health, and Diversity at the Incubator Farm August 5, 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Groundswell Center is hosting an open field day on soil science and weeds at the Incubator Farm. Learn from Cornell Research Technician Sandra Wayman and Fay Benson of Cornell Cooperative Extension Small Farms Program with their Soil Health Mobile Trailer. This event will be translated into the Karen language and into Spanish…

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$20

Summer Bud Grafting w/ CCE

The Art of Grafting Fruit trees, join John Reynolds, the owner of Daring Drake Farms, a family-owned orchard with over 125 varieties of large and small fruits. John will discuss summer bud grafting, layering, and stool beds. There will be a hands-on demonstration on these propagation techniques. You will make bud grafts and take two grafted trees home! Workshop is held in room Human Service Complex, room 120, Montour Falls, NY. Fee for the workshop is $20 and class limit…

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Free

Kitchen Garden Tour-Ithaca Children’s Garden

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ithaca Childrens Garden, Rte. 89 at Cass Park
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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Event Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extenstion of Tompkins County. Visit a working kitchen garden at the Ithaca Children's Garden to see some creative ideas on making a child-friendly edible garden. The tour will be led by ICG's garden manager, Jean Gerow. No registration required! Park at the Ithaca Children's Garden parking area on Route 89 (near Cass Park) and meet at the garden entrance. Free!

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$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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4th Annual Finger Lakes Permaculture Weekend

August 25 - August 27

Friday, August 25th Permaculture films shown in Ithaca and surrounding communities in New York’s Finger Lakes region. Saturday, Aug 26th Tours of Permaculture Farms, Gardens, Parks, & Homes Various locations within an hour of Ithaca, N.Y., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. See examples of permaculture design. Meet the designers and practitioners. Plants, seeds, food, medicine and others gifts are for sale at many of the working farms. An online map will be found at FingerLakesPermaculture.org. Self-organize carpools and routes: https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/zc5jre Post-tour Reception Finger Lakes Cider…

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September 2017
$10

Pork Production Basics with CCE Chemung

Are you interested in learning more about raising hogs? If you are, please come join us on September 1, 2017 from 6 – 8pm at the Chemung County Fairgrounds (171 Fairview Road, Horseheads, NY 14845). In this first class we will cover the basics of pork production in terms of breeding and farrowing. A follow up class on feeding and finishing hogs is tentatively planned for spring 2018. Our speakers will be Don and Brandee Bower who breed and raise…

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$15

Equipment Tutorial for Small Farms

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Remembrance Farm, 6294 Searsburg Rd
Trumansburg, 14886 United States
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Are you a new or growing farm looking to purchase equipment that's right for you both financially and logistically? Making mechanized equipment purchases can be a daunting task! Join us for a hands-on evening to look at and learn about various different types of equipment to determine what will be appropriate for the size and needs of your operation. In partnership with NOFA-NY Field Days and taught by experienced farmers and a mechanic, this Field Day will help you consider…

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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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