Newsletter: February 2012
Information for free!
You are busy folks. It’s likely you have limited time to spend searching for information, so we'd like to highlight some resources that you might find useful.
Get useful information without leaving your home! (Requires high speed internet connection.)
eOrganic offers a slew of free webinars on range of topics. Coming up are:
March 6: Role of Cover Crops
March 13: Fire Blight Control in Pome Fruit
March 20: Cover Crops for Disease Suppression
Click here to register for future webinars, or listen to previous ones.
Practical Farmers of Iowa provides free ‘farminars’ with info useful to farmers in other states too. Don’t miss:
March 6: Determine Whether Your Produce Farm Will Flourish or Wilt
March 13: Fertility Management with Livestock and Long Rotations
Click here to register for upcoming farminars & listen to old ones.
No high-speed internet?
There are still many resources available online that cover the same topics, but these don’t require the bandwidth. Print them off and have hard copies that last.
SARE: Building a Sustainable Business
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture: Pricing and invoicing for restaurants and institutions
SARE: Building soils for better crops (3rd ed)
Don't miss our past newsletters!
November: Potlucks and farm tours
December: Organizing get-togethers to discuss varieties and breeds.
January: The skinny on seeds and transplants
Visit our Newsletter Archive to check them out.
(Left, Kate Khosla demos an electric tractor for a group of growers. Photo courtesy of Ron Khosla. Right, five varieties of peppers. Photo by Dan L. Perlman)
Welcome to our some of our newest members!
Beebe Lane Honey Co.
Butchies Organic Farm, LLC
Care of the Earth Community Farm
Cherry Hill Farm Natural Food
D and M Farm
Flying Dog Farm
(Ball Ground, GA)
Growing Green Farms LLC
Peterson's Country Gardens
(Birch Run, MI)
Pickle Creek Farms
Prairie Lavender Farm
Rainbow Earth Gardens
Shady Grove Gardens
Shore Farms Organics
Snowshoe Hollow Farm
SunnysideLOCAL Produce and Nursery
Thread Creek Farm
(Gradn Blanc, MI)
WillowHill Springs Farm
(Willow Hill, PA)