Farmer Field School
2020 FARMER FIELD SCHOOL WORKSHOPS
FARMER FIELD SCHOOL IS CANCELLED FOR 2021 due to COVID-19
• December: Farmer Brain Trust via Zoom (Free, 10am to noon, may be by webinar!)
• December 1: Regenerative Agriculture & Cover Crops Roundtable via Zoom (Free, 1 to 3pm)
FARMER FIELD SCHOOL
WORKSHOPS ON FARMS, TAUGHT BY FARMERS!
Each Farmer Field School workshop features in-depth, practical insights from the wealth of knowledge in Michigan’s farming community. Experienced farmers and agricultural educators team up to co-lead and teach each workshop. Farmer Field School is designed to improve the profitability of diversified, sustainable farms in their first 10 years.
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Farmer Field School is funded entirely by fees from participants. Sliding scale rates are supported by our annual Feast in the Field fundraiser.
For workshop questions contact:
Katie Brandt - firstname.lastname@example.org
Farmer Field School Program Manager 616-885-7776
2021 FARMER FIELD SCHOOL WORKSHOPS
December, Date TBA, 10am to noon
Farmer Field School presenters, participants and advocates will meet to plan Farmer Field School 2020 and other ways to collaborate.
December, date TBA, 1pm to 3pm
Regenerative Agriculture & Cover Crops Roundtable
Share and learn from Michigan growers about how farming can be a part of the solution to climate change through sequestering carbon in farm soils. This solution increases organic matter in your soils and simultaneously improves water retention, soil tilth, crop health and your farm's economic success.
2017 WORKSHOP SURVEY
Help us identify the workshops you would most like to attend by following this link and filing out this short (2 min.) survey