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Workshop: Small-Scale Orcharding
March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seasonal workshop on tree fruit growing at Brook Farm Orchard located in the Apple Valley section of Ashfield, Massachusetts and taught by orchardist Alan Surprenant.
THE WORKSHOP WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
Variety selection Site selection Site preparation
Hands-on pruning in the orchard
Last but not least, local hard cider tasting after the workshop!
Coffee, tea, cider and morning snacks will be provided. Bring your own brown bag lunch.
There is a 12 person limit per workshop.
Call Alan: 413-625-9615
Email Alan: email@example.com
Future seasonal workshops will include: Tree planting, spraying for pests and disease, hands-on grafting, fruit harvest, varietal tasting, storage of fruit and fresh cider making, mowing, composting, fertilizing, rodent control and tasks for the orchard year. We will also explore orcharding resource sharing.