Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

May 2017
$150 - $255

3rd National Farm Viability Conference

May 22 - June 24
Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle Street
Albany, NY 12207 United States
+ Google Map

The National Farm Viability Conference is focused on strengthening farm sustainability, building stronger and more resilient local food systems and supporting the long term profitability of farming and agri-entrepreneurs from start-ups to generational businesses.

Find out more »

The GARDEN Project: Creating Farm & Food Cooperatives Class

May 23 @ 10:00 am - June 20 @ 1:00 pm
Orange Innovation Center, 131 West Main Street
Orange, MA
+ Google Map

The GARDEN Project 2017 is a partnership among Greenfield Community College, Montague Catholic Social Ministries, NELCWIT, and Seeds of Solidarity through a grant from the Women’s Fund of WMass. Instructors of the four courses that comprise the program seek to create an engaging, inclusive setting with trauma-informed teaching. This is the 3rd year of this successful program and it will be located in Orange Center, so North Quabbin women are especially encouraged, but feel free to share with women throughout Franklin County. Women must take all four courses- these form the whole experience. Women who complete the program are then eligible for a free Serv-Safe course in Spanish or English!

Find out more »

Future of farming: How Urban Agriculture is Revitalizing Urban Economies

May 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Kitchen at the Boston Public Market, 6 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02203 United States
+ Google Map

Climate Action Business Association and Green City Growers are teaming up for a very special panel discussion on the importance of reinvestment into the local food community. As populations grow, we are tasked with many differing goals: create jobs, grow the economy, but at the same time make the city "greener" and more sustainable for the environment and human well-being.  Food entrepreneurs have the opportunity to make a difference beyond our dinner plate. When: Thursday, May 25th 5:30-7:30PM Where: The…

Find out more »

The GARDEN Project: Permaculture Landscape & Mgmt. Class

May 26 @ 10:00 am - June 23 @ 1:00 pm
Orange Innovation Center, 131 West Main Street
Orange, MA
+ Google Map

The GARDEN Project 2017 is a partnership among Greenfield Community College, Montague Catholic Social Ministries, NELCWIT, and Seeds of Solidarity through a grant from the Women’s Fund of WMass. Instructors of the four courses that comprise the program seek to create an engaging, inclusive setting with trauma-informed teaching. This is the 3rd year of this successful program and it will be located in Orange Center, so North Quabbin women are especially encouraged, but feel free to share with women throughout Franklin County. Women must take all four courses- these form the whole experience. Women who complete the program are then eligible for a free Serv-Safe course in Spanish or English!

Find out more »

43rd Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair

May 27 @ 7:00 am - May 28 @ 7:00 pm
Cummington Fairgrounds, 97 Fairgrounds Road
Cummington, MA 01026 United States
+ Google Map

Fiber and woolcraft vendors, sheep shearing demonstrations, fiber and woolcraft workshops for adults and children, and lots of delicious food.

Find out more »
June 2017

Slow Living Summit

June 1 - June 2
Downtown Brattleboro, Brattleboro, VT, + Google Map

he 2017 Summit will cover the Entrepreneur to Table lifecycle including: how to bootstrap your business, branding and marketing strategies, distribution, local sourcing, creating and implementing a sustainable business model, the stages of financing, design thinking, lean startup, time management for innovation, and more. Learn from the experiences, challenges, and learnings of seven emerging entrepreneurs based upon their involvement with Windham Grows Business Hatchery. The interactive Summit design also includes Speed Dating for Entrepreneurs and an Idea Slam session where…

Find out more »

The Break Down: From Carcass to Market

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stillman Quality Meats, 3674 Greenwich Road
Hardwick, MA 01031 United States
+ Google Map

Let’s make your farm business more profitable by maximizing the yield of your carcass through smart processing choices. While acknowledging the challenges and limitations to meat processing, there are still creative ways to meet market demand, get customers excited about unique cuts, and get the best value out of your animal. In this workshop we will present approaches to cutting that maximize the yields and maintain the quality of the meat. In addition, we will discuss creative ways to market…

Find out more »

Strolling of the Heifers Weekend

June 3 - June 4
Downtown Brattleboro, Brattleboro, VT, + Google Map

A weekend of fun and education for the whole family, built around the world-famous, agriculturally-themed Strolling of the Heifers Parade, which takes place Saturday, June 8 at 10 a.m. sharp on Brattleboro’s historic Main Street. Watch scores of lovable heifer calves led by future farmers, followed by many other farm animals, bands, tractors, floats, clowns and much more. When it’s over, follow the crowd to the all-day 11-acre Slow Living Expo for food, music, dance, demonstrations, exhibits and fun, all related…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Find It Locally

Join

Become a CISA Community Member.