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October 2018

Bringing Visitors to the Farm: Warner Farm

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Warner Farm, 23 South Main Street
Sunderland, MA 01375 United States
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Known for its creative corn maze that draws thousands to Sunderland each year, Warner Farm offers a whole lot more fun on the farm, including pick-your-own, hosting Kitchen Garden Farm's Annual Chilifest, and activities throughout the year. The farm also runs a CSA and sells wholesale fruits and vegetables. Hear from the Wissemanns how they balance several enterprises and coordinate multiple public activities, as well as some of the lessons they've learned running an "agritourism" farm. This workshop is the…

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How to Lease Your Land to a Farmer

October 25 - October 26
Gould Barn in Topsfield

Have you ever considered making your land available for farming? Farmers in Essex County are looking for land to rent, from a small vegetable plot to livestock or crops. When you make land available to farmers you help secure a future for farming in our region, create economic opportunity, promote food security, and preserve our working landscapes. This workshop with farm leasing experts Land for Good will help you understand your land’s potential for farming and what goes into a…

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Where Women Gather: A Celebration of Women in Agriculture

October 26 - October 28
Omni Hotel, 155 Temple Street
New Haven, CT United States

Dates:October 26, 2018 to October 28, 2018 Location(s): Main Conference Meeting Space Omni Hotel 155 Temple Street New Haven, CT. 06510 Breakout Rooms & Vendor Symposium Gateway Community College 20 Church Street New Haven, CT. 06510 Contracted Hotels: Room reservations are not included in registration rate. Please contact the hotels directly in order to reserve a room for your stay. Omni Hotel at Yale University (Pending) Courtyard Marriot New Haven (Pending) The Study at Yale (Confirmed) Please register online at:…

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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training – Grafton

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brigham Hill Community Farm, 37 Wheeler Road
North Grafton, MA 01536 United States

Fruit and vegetable growers! Wondering where to begin with food safety? Start here! The PSA Grower Training is currently the only FDA-recognized produce safety training to help growers implement Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and understand their responsibilities under new Federal regulations. Whether you have a farm that is fully covered by the law or a small, exempt farm and you’re just looking for information, this training is for you. The PSA Grower Training Course satisfies the FSMA Produce Safety Rule…

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November 2018

Beginning Farmer Focus Group

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
North Hadley Sugar Shack, 181 River Drive
Hadley, MA 01035 United States

Farm Focus Group - Your Thoughts and Ideas Needed to Continue Providing Assistance for Farmers Calling all beginning farm owners and managers! If you have taken ownership of a farm or stepped into a principal farm manager role between 2006 - 2018 OR if you are an aspiring farm operator, please join us at one of these events! Ensuring the sustainability of beginning farmers is crucial in continuing the Pioneer Valley as a vibrant agricultural area. For 25 years, farmers…

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Beginning Farmer Focus Group

November 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rural Commonwealth, 49 Conway Street
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370 United States

Farm Focus Group - Your Thoughts and Ideas Needed to Continue Providing Assistance for Farmers Calling all beginning farm owners and managers! If you have taken ownership of a farm or stepped into a principal farm manager role between 2006 - 2018 OR if you are an aspiring farm operator, please join us at one of these events! Ensuring the sustainability of beginning farmers is crucial in continuing the Pioneer Valley as a vibrant agricultural area. For 25 years, farmers…

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Registration Deadline: Farm Succession School

November 16
Various Locations MA United States

Farm Succession School returns to New England. Among farmers' biggest challenges is planning for farm succession. The Farm Succession School provides farmers and farming couples looking toward retirement and farm transition with the structured and sustained support to make decisions, engage their families, and organize the legal and financial mechanics. Topics include goal setting, estate planning, retirement planning, family communications, taxes, legal structures, bringing on a successor, and much more. A commitment of just three days over the winter months…

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Field Notes: An Afternoon of Storytelling

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Academy of Music, 274 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060 United States

    Farmers, chefs, and neighbors from throughout the Pioneer Valley will take to the stage to share their stories at Field Notes: An Afternoon of Storytelling. Join CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture) as we celebrate the Local Heroes who make our thriving local food community tick! Take a glimpse into the lives of the people who grow and cook the local food we love as they tell true stories from their life experiences. Expect everything from the tragic to…

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