Workshops

Groundswell offers hands-on experiential education in agriculture for anyone interested in learning more about farming and the local food system in the Finger Lakes region. We have designed courses that are appropriate for people at all levels, from just starting out, to those who have been farming for as many as 10 years or more.

2017 Workshops


Grafting & Pruning • REGISTER
Instructors: Greg Rothman & Dustin Underwood
Date: Saturday, February 18th • Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Indian Creek Farm
Fee: $40. View details


Farming 101 • REGISTER
Instructor: Monika Roth & regional farmers
Date: Saturday, March 11 • Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Chemung County Fairgrounds
Fee: $15-$25. View details


Farming 101 • REGISTER
Instructor: Monika Roth & regional farmers
Date: Saturday, March 18 • Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Location: CCE – Tioga
Fee: $15-$25. View details


Scything: Prepare to Mow – Sharpening & Peening • REGISTER
Instructor: Jeromy Biazzo
Date: Saturday, May 20th • Time: 9:00am -12:00pm
Location: Groundswell’s Incubator Farm
Fee: $30 (plus $80 materials fee). View details


Scything: Make a Scythe & Learn to Mow • REGISTER 
Instructor: Jeromy Biazzo
Date: Saturday, July 8th • Time: 9:00am -2:00pm
Location: Groundswell’s Incubator Farm
Fee: TBA. View details


Groundswell’s New Farmer Training Programs are supported in part by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program under grant #11674923.