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High Tunnels for Winter and Spring Greens Production

March 16, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Brix Bounty Farm
858 Tucker Road
Dartmouth, MA
Cost: $25 NOFA members; $30 non-members

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Derek ChristiansonBrix Bounty Farm systems include growing in unheated greenhouses and managing soil nutrition. This workshop will cover techniques for growing high quality greens for winter and early spring markets, with emphasis on optimum timing for harvests, wintertime bio-inoculants, crop monitoring, and maintaining full spectrum fertility. Marketing discussion will emphasize how farms can build broader markets and year-round connections with CSA membership.

Instructor: Derek Christianson farms at Brix Bounty Farm. The farm takes advantage of the mild climate on the South coast for growing greens in winter.

This is one in a series of workshops on winter growing. To view additional offerings, click here.

Registration Details
 
  • The cost of all workshops is $30, with discounts for NOFA membership ($5) and early registration (14 days before the workshop) ($5).
  • Pre-registration is required unless arranged by phone with the organizer, Ben Grosscup, cell: 413-658-5374.
  • Cancellations will be honored and refunds issued (except $8 processing fee) with notice made within 10 or more days of the workshop. After that, you may designate someone else to attend in your stead, but refunds will not be available.
  • Carpooling is encouraged, and on your registration form, you’ll have the opportunity to be connected with other registrants in your local area who also want to carpool to the workshop.
  • For more information, contact Ben Grosscup, Education Events Coordinator, at ben.grosscup@nofamass.org or 413-658-5374.

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