Dry Farm Field Day
Tuesday, August 15 from 3 to 8 pm in Applegate, Oregon
The Field Day will begin at the OSU Extension Teaching Farm at 3 pm and continue to Ridgeline Meadows Farm in the Applegate. See crops grown without any supplemental irrigation and taste the results! For more information and to RSVP, email Paula Burkhalter.
Our Family Farms Seed to Table Dinner
Saturday, August 19 at 6 pm at the Salant Family Ranch
We are looking forward to our Annual Seed to Table Dinner Fundraiser at the Salant Family Ranch in the Applegate Valley. Executive Chef Neil Clooney is preparing a four-course dinner with local foods and flavors gathered from the Rogue Valley.
Seed Saving in a Dryland Farming System
Sunday, August 27 from 5 to 7 pm at Ridgeline Meadows Farm
This unique farm in the Applegate Valley grows a variety of squash, potato, dry bean, melon, tomato and perennial tree crops of apple, pear, peach and persimmon on Central Point Sandy Loam. The farm tour will start in the dry farmed orchard with a discussion on planting and pruning techniques. In the dry farmed annual area we will discuss site prep, planting techniques and the long term goals of savings seeds from dry farmed systems. The tour will end in the melon patch for samples and questions. For more information and to RSVP, email Paula Burkhalter.
The Profitable Farm Workshop
Wednesday, Sept 2 in St. Paul, Oregon
During this half-day workshop, Joel Salatin will be presenting, as well as Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF) attorney and President Elizabeth Rich, and Charlotte Smith will present a session on attracting your dream customers. All farmers are welcome--whether you're brand new to farming or are a veteran in the field--and the workshop is specifically designed to help you grow your profitable farm. All the proceeds will go to support the FTCLDF group of attorneys that work tirelessly to protect our rights and expand our freedoms for farm fresh food. Learn more and get your tickets here.
Open House and Rogue Buzzway Fundraiser
Saturday, September 16 from 4:00 to 7:30 pm in Phoenix
Pollinator Project Rogue Valley and Center for Creative Change will welcome Beyond Toxics with live music, refreshments, Pollinator Art, kids games, and more. The office will be a place to gather to create the change that needs to happen around pesticides and the harm they cause pollinators and people alike, coalesce organizations and businesses working to create a sustainable Valley, offer community events and educational sessions, and support creative thought, environmental justice, and community actions and solutions. For more information, go here or call 541-465-8860.