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Developing Climate Resilient Water Management Plans for Diverse Cropping Systems

Remote

Because of climate change, it can be more difficult than ever to plan for meeting the water needs of your crops. Answering questions around the nuances of crop water needs, how to identify and utilize appropriate water sources, and how to know if your water supply will be sustainable into the future are all becoming […]

Free

Climate Adaptive Gardening Series: No-till Practices for Soil Health

Grow Food Northampton Organic Community Garden 140 Meadow St, Florence, MA, United States

Join local GFN farmer and educator Rose Cherneff at Grow Food Northampton’s Organic Community Garden to learn about all things soil! Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, this event is perfect for anyone figuring out how to grow food in the time of climate change. This hands-on workshop will begin with an introduction to soil health – learning how […]

Free – $20

Soil Carbon Amendment Webinar

Remote

Have you been growing cover crops year after year and still aren’t seeing soil organic matter increase? Are you tired of soil moisture swings, seeing water puddle on your fields and watching your crops and pastures dry up a few weeks later? Do you worry that you’re not getting the most out of your fertilizer […]

Free

Climate Adaptive Gardening Series: Adaptations for your own garden

Grow Food Northampton Organic Community Garden 140 Meadow St, Florence, MA, United States

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Join climate scientist and community gardener Laura Hilberg of EcoAdapt to explore the realities of climate change in western Massachusetts and the impact on farmers and gardeners in our local landscape. Climate change is already affecting our community in the form of frequent, severe flooding, heat waves, and unseasonably […]

Free

No-till Gardens and Farms: Healthy Soil, Heal Climate

Seeds of Solidarity Education Center 165 Chestnut Hill Road, Orange, MA

An experiential learning packed afternoon suitable to farmers or enthusiastic gardeners seeking to learn and use no-till methods that use simple tools, build healthy soil, reduce labor and cost inputs, and promote climate resilience. A perfect time of year to learn and introduce several techniques that build healthy soil. Led by Seeds of Solidarity farmer, […]

$35 – $60

Climate Adaptive Gardening Series: Philosophy of Permaculture

Grow Food Northampton Organic Community Garden 140 Meadow St, Florence, MA, United States

This workshop will offer reflections on the principles and philosophy of permaculture from Claudia Murray, a graduating senior in the Sustainable Food and Farming program at UMass. We will look at the relationship between farming and European colonization, and learn how permaculture offers a shift in perspective to address these crises. We hope to think […]

Free

Impacts of Increasing Annual Temperatures for New England Farms

Remote

Register here!  Join CISA and Sara Kelemen from the USDA Northeast Climate Hub on Monday, May 13th, 4-5:30pm for the annual Adapt Your Farm to Climate Change webinar and workshop series kick-off event. The 2024 series focuses on the impacts of increasing temperatures throughout the year on specific parts of our food system, including soils, […]

Free

Climate Adaptive Gardening Series: Mill River Floods, Past & Present

Grow Food Northampton Organic Community Garden 140 Meadow St, Florence, MA, United States

On the 150th Anniversary of the Mill River Flood of 1874, join local historian John Sinton and Smith College Botany professor Gaby Immerman, co-founders of the Mill River Greenway Initiative, for a presentation on the history and current state of Mill River floods and the relationship of flooding with the Grow Food Northampton Community Garden. […]

Free – $30