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Inspiring Ideas from Experts in the Field Webinar Series

BioChar on a No Till Farm Webinar

Inspiring Ideas from the Field - BioChar on a No Till Farm

In this webinar, Dan Pratt from Astarte Farms, showcases how BioChar along with cover cropping and no till work on his organic farm in Hadley.

Carbon Farming on a Homestead Webinar

Inspring Ideas From Experts In the Field Carbon Farming on a Homestead

Sharon Gensler, NOFA MASS Carbon Soil Outreach Coordinator, talks about the results from using carbon farming techniques on her homestead. Sharon discusses the uses of cover crops, keeping soil covered and how these practices aide in carbon sequestration.

Leah Penniman: Grassroots solutions for a just and sustainable food system

Leah Penniman: Grassroots solutions for a just and sustainable food system

Smallholder farmers still produce over 70% of the world's food, many using sustainable and ancestral practices. Leah Penniman, activist-farmer at Soul Fire Farm, has worked with farmers in Haiti, Mexico, and Ghana to exchange ideas and mutual aid.

Julie Rawson: Raising Pastured Turkeys on a Diversified Farm

Julie Rawson: Raising Pastured Turkeys on a Diversified Farm

Julie Rawson, owner of Many Hands Organic Farm, raises 100 broad breasted white turkeys for the Thanksgiving market - certified organic free range.

Michael Kilpatrick: Marketing Strategies for the Farm

Michael Kilpatrick: Marketing Strategies for the Farm

You shouldn’t have to struggle with selling your product or communicating with your customers. Farmer and marketer Michael Kilpatrick shares simple principles, tips, and techniques to connect with your customers and sell more product.

Andrew Mefferd: Ten Tips for Greenhouse and Hoop House Production

Andrew Mefferd: Ten Tips for Greenhouse and Hoop House Production

Andrew Mefferd and his wife run One Drop Farm in Maine. They produce a bounty of produce; from broccoli to zucchini, Jerusalem artichokes to potatoes, carrots, tomatoes, peas, and celeriac to name just a few.

Curtis Stone: Intensive Production Systems for Urban Farms

Curtis Stone: Intensive Production Systems for Urban Farms

When growing on small acreage is it critical to maximize yields of high value crops to create a profitable business. This webinar included growing techniques and business strategies. Curtis Stone runs Green City Acres in Kelowna, BC, Canada, established in 2010.

Integrating Beef Cattle on a Vegetable Farm Webinar

Integrating Beef Cattle on a Vegetable Farm Webinar

Tevis Robertson-Goldberg of Crabapple Farm in Chesterfield, MA shares tips for managing rotational grazing and balancing the needs of a healthy heard with the demands of a diversified vegetable farm.

Trialing No-Till Systems in the Market Garden Webinar

Trialing No-Till Systems in the Market Garden Webinar

Reducing tillage on your farm can preserve and enhance the microbial ecosystem, improving soil tilth, moisture retention and nutrient availability for your crops.

The Lean Farm: Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your Farm Webinar

The Lean Farm: Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your Farm Webinar

Sometimes less is more. Learn organization strategies from Ben Hartman of Iowa’s Claybottom Farm. Ben an experienced farmer who has improved his farm management based on Lean principals, originally designed by the Japanese auto industry.

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