Groundswell Center offers hands-on education in technical farming and sustainable land-use practices and food justice. All of our programming is led by farmers and mentors active in food, farming or social justice. Workshops are appropriate for producers of all levels, from gardeners and beginning farmers to experienced farm business owners.

A sliding scale fee structure and solidarity pricing helps make all of our services affordable. See prices within each workshop for details.

Language interpretation and transportation are available upon request.

CANCELLED: Intro to Fruit Tree Planting and Care

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

This workshop has been cancelled due to Covid-19. Learn how to establish a small orchard on your farm, homestead or in your back yard. This workshop will be lead by…

Webinar: Growing For Wholesale: Building and Sustaining Successful Relationships

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Are you interested in marketing your farm products to restaurants, retailers, or distributors? In this workshop, Silas Conroy will share his experience connecting small and mid-size farmers’ products to wholesale…

Workshop Cancellation Policy:

  • If Groundswell Center needs to cancel a workshop for any reason, all registrants will be reimbursed within 14 days of the workshop date.
  • If you need to cancel your registration, you must cancel within 48 hours of the workshop start time in order to receive a full refund.
  • If you need to cancel less than 48 hours before the workshop, we are not able to offer a refund, as our decision to run our programs depends on how many students have signed up.

Interested in Teaching a Workshop?

If you are a farmer, gardener, or educator with a skill or passion that can be useful to farmers and food producers and are in the Central NY area, please contact us to learn more about applying to be a contractual instructor with Groundswell.