The Future of Farming….is Regenerative!
This six part series will begin by laying the foundation for theory about regenerative agriculture, then we will focus on connecting theory with practices in-the-field, and conclude with examples of farms that have successfully implemented these principles.
$30 per session at the door
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$25 with Online Registration
$20 for Our Family Farms Members
SESSION 6: Future of Farming
Friday, October 11th from 6-8 pm at the Phoenix Civic Center
SESSION 1: Featuring Dr. Ray Seidler, retired EPA scientist
A. Regenerating Soils: The Case for Smart Agriculture Part 1
Sunday, April 14th from 1-4 pm at the Phoenix Civic Center and tour of Verdant Phoenix Farm
B. Regenerating Soils: The Case for Smart Agriculture Part 2
Sunday, April 28th from 1-4 pm at the Phoenix Civic Center and tour of Tikkun Olam Research Farm
SESSION 2: Featuring Prof Cindy Daley, Chico State University
Director of Regenerative Agriculture Initiative
Founder and Supervisor of the Organic Dairy Education & Research Program
A. Why Regenerative Agriculture? Why Now?
Thursday, May 9th from 6-8 pm at the HEC in Medford
B. How to Build On-Farm Resilience Through Regenerative Ag
Friday, May 10th from 6-8 pm at the Phoenix Civic Center and near by farm tour
SESSION 3: Slow Flowers and Native Bees
Sunday, June 9th from 1-4 pm at the Phoenix Civic Center and the tour of La Mera Gardens
We will get to visit Le Mera Gardens field with Joan Thorndike who has been farming organic, fresh cut flowers in Southern Oregon's Rogue River Valley since 1992, and she has settled into growing and harvesting an ever expanding array of specialty cut flowers on 10 acres of open fields and greenhouses. Le Mera Gardens is featured in the groundbreaking book The 50 Mile Bouquet and is a proud charter member of the Slow Flowers movement celebrating American-grown local flowers.
SESSION 4: Farming in the Forest
SESSION 5: Dry Farming For The Future
Sunday, August 11th from 1-4 pm at Ridgeline Meadows Farm