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The Sierra Harvest Sustainable Food & Farm Conference
March 31, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
One event on March 3, 2022 at 9:00 am
One event on March 31, 2022 at 10:00 am
The Sierra Harvest Sustainable Food & Farm Conference has an exciting new format for 2022! In response to feedback from local and regional farmers, this year’s conference will feature farmer-to-farmer education, hands-on skill building, practical tools beginning farmers and ranchers need for success, and networking opportunities. See full schedule here. Sliding scale fees available through registration with scholarships available for farmers and veterans. BIPOC & LGBTQA++ farmers are strongly encouraged to apply.
Join us for one Field Day, or come to all three:
- February 3: Farming in the Time of Fire – Using Prescribed Fire on the Farm with UCCE Advisor, Dan Macon and retired Cal-Fire Battalion Chief & CA Native Plant expert, Chris Paulus. Host farmer & Farm: Carrie Richards, Richards Grassfed Beef in Oregon House.
- March 3: Farm Hack: Tools & Infrastructure Tips for Beginning Farmers with Zach Cannady (Prema Farm) and Malaika Bishop (Bluebird Farm). This field day is a regional gathering for the CA Small Farm Conference – learn more here!
- March 31: Solutions in the Soil: Farm Scale Compost & a Closer Look at Soil Organic Matter. Join Marney Blair and Lisa Bjorn of Fulcrum Farm for a hands workshop on creating compost at the farm-scale. Keynote Speaker: to be announced
For more information please visit the event website.