Making Korean Natural Farming Amendments

MA

Are you looking to learn more about Korean Natural Farming amendments and start making your own?  Join us as we learn from Benjamin Morgan-Dillon how to use locally-sourced plants and fruits to create amendments and supplements that are tailored to our geographic environment. Korean Natural Farming retrains our focus from looking at what the plant needs now to anticipating what the plant is going to need in the coming weeks.

$95 – $120

Happy Healthy Chickens

Online

Are you looking forward to starting your own backyard flock of chickens? Join us for another event from our Resilient Garden Series on Tuesday, April 13th, from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Adding poultry to your backyard, or farm can build your soil nutrients, control pest populations and even clear land while supplying you with healthy food. Our instructor, Kirby Lecy will present all the things she wished she had known about natural chicken keeping before adding them to their small farm. We will cover all the basics of keeping poultry for eggs

Free

Pollinator Protection Policy – Working through State and Local Campaigns

Online

What is the state of protecting pollinators through policy change? Join us as we have an insightful discussion with NOFA/Mass’s Policy Director Marty Dagoberto and Mireille Bejjani, Western Massachusetts Community Organizer for Community Action Works, co-facilitators of the Community Pesticides Reduction (CPR) network. This webinar will double as the monthly meeting of the CPR network and give all attendees a chance to plug into community-scale efforts to protect pollinators as part of the state and national movement. 

Free

Propagating Nut Trees and Woody Perennial Fruit

Join NOFA/Mass at Big River Chestnuts in Sunderland, MA with Buzz Ferver from Perfect Circle Farm for a nutty day focused on how to propagate nut trees (and more) for your farm and homestead. Buzz is a lifelong grower with many years experience in woody plant propagation. Our host Jono Neiger is welcoming NOFA/Mass to his farm where, since 2018, he has developed a diversified  agroforestry system with blight-resistant chinese chestnuts, heartnuts, elderberries, aronia, and other crops.