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June 2019

An Ecological Approach to the Nursery and Greenhouse

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Nasami Farm Nursery, 128 North Street
Whately, MA 01093

Nursery and greenhouse plant production can maximize ecological processes and practices. This technical yet informal workshop explores how mimicking and building on natural systems can create a sustainable, safe, and successful operation. Program Code: HOR4082 Instructor: Alexis Doshas Fee: $46 (Member) / $56 (Nonmember) Limit: 16 Certificate: Elective: HD/Adv.HD CEU: MALP MCLP: 1; MNLA MCH: .5; NOFA AOLCP: 3.5 Registration: online

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Slow Living Summit 2019

June 6 - June 7
Downtown Brattleboro Brattleboro, VT,

The ninth annual Slow Living Summit will take place in Brattleboro, Vermont on Thursday, June 6 and Friday, June 7 2019. Presented by Strolling of the Heifers and Windham Grows, the Summit’s focus is “The Future of Women in Food Entrepreneurship” and its goal is to bring together diverse entrepreneurs in the farm and food industries, providing them with tools, resources, and mentorship they need to grow socially responsible businesses. “We invite and hope that people from ALL communities can…

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Strolling of the Heifers Weekend

June 7 - June 9
Downtown Brattleboro Brattleboro, VT,

A weekend of fun and education for the whole family, built around the world-famous, agriculturally-themed Strolling of the Heifers Parade. Come down to Brattleboro’s historic Main Street and dance to the MOOOsic on Saturday, June 8! The parade kicks off at 10 am sharp with scores of lovable heifer calves - groomed, decorated and led by future farmers. The heifers are followed by farm animals, bands, tractors, floats, clowns and surprises. When it’s over, follow the crowd to the Slow…

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Greater Quabbin Food Alliance Spring Gathering

June 7 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Orange Innovation Center, 131 West Main Street
Orange, MA

Join us at the Spring biannual Greater Quabbin Food Alliance meeting on June 7th! Come share your ideas with the community, learn about local projects, and join a network of farmers, businesses, and organizations working to strengthen local food economies. Agenda: 8:30 AM: Coffee, pastries and informal networking. 9:00 AM -12:00 PM: Welcome, lightning talks, and working groups break out. 12:00 -1:00 PM: Local lunch from Petersham Country Store & "Local Makers Market" Attendees are encouraged to bring local, non-perishable,…

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Field Workshop: Soil sampling, forage calculations, plant identification, grazing management

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wednesday, June 12, 9 am to 12 noon Windmist Farm, 71 Weeden Lane, Jamestown, RI Topics: Soil sampling, forage calculations, plant identification, grazing management Speakers: Andy Radin and Dr. Justine Deming, URI Register for this workshop at: https://goo.gl/forms/sFIqmM2oxieDkTdg2 or by emailing jean.king@uconn.edu These workshops are part of a 2017-2020 USDA/NESARE Professional Development Program Grant, a joint project among the Universities of CT, MA and RI.

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Citizen Science with the Beecology Project

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Nasami Farm Nursery, 128 North Street
Whately, MA 01093

Join Dr. Robert Gegear, 2018 recipient of the Society’s Regional Impact Award, for a hands-on workshop on pollinators. Learn to identify local bumblebee species and then use the Beecology Project phone app to collect and contribute bumblebee data from field observation. This class can be taken alone or in tandem with the Ecological Pollinator Conservation class. Program Code: BOT1511 Instructor: Robert Gegear Fee: $66 (Member) / $80 (Nonmember) Limit: 16 Certificate: Elective: all certificates CEU: NOFA AOLCP: 5 Registration: online

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July 2019

Introduction to Landscape Ecology

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nasami Farm Nursery, 128 North Street
Whately, MA 01093

Landscape ecology is the science of understanding the interaction of ecological processes on a multitude of scales and spatial patterns, with an aim at improving and supporting these systems for a healthy environment. In this intro class, we explore the principles of landscape ecology, examine case studies, and take a brief field walk to orient ourselves to thinking BIG! Program Code: HOR8025 Fee: $40 (Member) / $48 (Nonmember) Limit: 16 Certificate: Elective: all certificates CEU: MALP MCLP: 1; NOFA AOLCP:…

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August 2019

Seed Saving

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Nasami Farm Nursery, 128 North Street
Whately, MA 01093

Seed saving brings tremendous benefits to the willing gardener. Learn how seeds develop, stay dormant, and germinate. This hands-on workshop covers harvesting, cleaning, and storing a wide spectrum of native seeds. Spend time in the field observing and collecting seeds, then practice cleaning. Take your seeds home at the end of class. Bring a lunch and dress appropriately for the field. Program Code: HOR3205 Instructor: Kate Stafford Fee: $66 (Member) / $80 (Nonmember) Limit: 16 Certificate: Elective: all certificates CEU:…

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