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September 2020

Women for the Land Learning Circle

September 21 @ 3:00 pm

CREATING AN ACTION PLAN FOR CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE ON YOUR LAND AND IN YOUR COMMUNITY. MONDAYS 9/14 & 9/21, 3-5pm Register at www.farmland.org/women Meet fellow women landowners and farmers in your area and get support with creating an action plan to address the implications of climate change on your farm and in your community. Open to anyone who identifies as a woman and owns and/or manages agricultural land in Massachusetts.

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Welcoming Guests Back on Our Farms and Ranches

September 22 @ 12:00 pm

Welcoming Guests Back on Our Farms and Ranches Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12pm Eastern time As COVID-19 restrictions ease in some parts of the world, travelers are seeking safe, healthy, outdoor experiences away from crowds— leading to a surge in demand for farm experiences. Join agritourism operators from Italy, India, and the USA for a discussion about how to safely open farm stays and prepare for overnight guests during the Covid-19 pandemic. Hear what is working and what is not,…

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Water System Mapping and Water Testing for FSMA

September 23 @ 6:00 pm

UMass Vegetable Program: Agricultural Water Virtual Twilight Series Part II: Water System Mapping and Water Testing for FSMA Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Speakers: ·         Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Produce Safety Inspection Program - Massachusetts’ draft produce safety regulations and update on water testing rules ·         Scott Monroe, Purdue Extension - Water sampling, understanding risks to source water and understanding water test results ·         Phil Tocco, MSU Extension - Water distribution system mapping and…

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Garlic Saturdays (Daze) at Seeds of Solidarity Farm

September 26 @ 12:00 pm

Garlic Saturdays (Daze) at Seeds of Solidarity Farm 165 Chestnut Hill Road, Orange MA September 26, Oct 3 and 10,  12PM-5PM The Garlic and Arts Festival takes a necessary pause this year, and we already miss you. But, we are happy that we had a great garlic harvest of 15 varieties, and have lots of eating and seed garlic, and beautiful braids to sell. How to Get your Garlic! You can…Stop in at the Seeds of Solidarity self-serve farm stand…

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Freezing Produce for a New Market: Sharing the lessons learned from Determining New Market Channels for Local Producers

September 30 @ 5:30 pm

Event date/time: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 5:30pm Event Type: Online Are you an agricultural producer or food processor?  Have you ever thought about selling frozen foods through the retail market? Join us in this 1.5 hour webinar to learn the basics of freezing produce for the retail market. The collaborating team includes food scientists and economists from UMass Amherst and the team at the Greenfield Community Development Corporations Food Processing Center. During this session we will share the interdisciplinary…

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Post-harvest Water Quality and Sanitizer Use

September 30 @ 6:00 pm

UMass Vegetable Program: Agricultural Water Virtual Twilight Series Part III: Post-harvest Water Quality and Sanitizer Use Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Speakers: ·         Amanda Deering, Purdue Extension - Background on the different sanitizer materials available or practical for small-medium scale growers and how to measure and monitor them ·         Phil Tocco, MSU Extension – Sanitizer use demonstration ** 1 pesticide recertification credit is available for this program ** Register here: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJErcOCqrTwiGNaUN7Sn79DyZEg0zMUi6tma%C2%A0

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October 2020

Garlic Saturdays (Daze) at Seeds of Solidarity Farm

October 3 @ 12:00 pm

Garlic Saturdays (Daze) at Seeds of Solidarity Farm 165 Chestnut Hill Road, Orange MA Oct 3 and 10,  12PM-5PM The Garlic and Arts Festival takes a necessary pause this year, and we already miss you. But, we are happy that we had a great garlic harvest of 15 varieties, and have lots of eating and seed garlic, and beautiful braids to sell. How to Get your Garlic! You can…Stop in at the Seeds of Solidarity self-serve farm stand during daylight…

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Garlic Saturdays (Daze) at Seeds of Solidarity Farm

October 10 @ 12:00 pm

Garlic Saturdays (Daze) at Seeds of Solidarity Farm 165 Chestnut Hill Road, Orange MA Oct 10,  12PM-5PM The Garlic and Arts Festival takes a necessary pause this year, and we already miss you. But, we are happy that we had a great garlic harvest of 15 varieties, and have lots of eating and seed garlic, and beautiful braids to sell. How to Get your Garlic! You can…Stop in at the Seeds of Solidarity self-serve farm stand during daylight hours, at…

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