Protect the Soil: Plant Fall Cover Crops
Monday, September 23 at the OSU-extension in Central Point
Plant a cover crop this winter to protect and grow your soil. In this class, we will discuss the benefits of using fall-planted cover crops, learn about the species and mixtures well suited to southern Oregon, and detail the process of growing and managing cover crops for multiple benefits to your farm or garden. $10 to attend. Learn more
For The Love of Seed Photo Contest
Entries are due by September 30, 2019
Your seed photos can help spread the word about Jackson County’s Seed Sanctuary! We are looking for beautiful, creative, and original photographs of: Seeds in the field, Cooking with seeds, Seed libraries, Saving seeds, Planting Seeds, seeds in the wild, and seeds you love. If your photo is selected, you will receive a “locavore” gift certificate, bragging rights, and an invitation to Our Family Farms Social events. Selected photographs will be used in the Our Family Farms 2020 calendar and other promotional materials. Learn more
No GMO Corn Hole Tournament
Sunday, October 6 from 1-6 pm at Upper Five Vineyard in Talent
Calling all you corn tossing friends of Our Family Farms! We want you to create a team of 2 to compete in our first ever No GMO Corn Hole Tournament. Costumes and smack talking strongly encouraged. Prizes awarded for tournament winners. $20 per team to enter. Truffle Pig Craft Kitchen will cook and offer small plates at the event. 30-$50 to attend includes food, a glass of wine, great views, and fun. Purchase tickets to attend and/or register your team here.
The Future of Farming...is Regenerative with Ray Archuleta
Session 6 is October 11 from 6-8:30 pm at the Ashland Hills Convention Center
Ray Archuleta is a world renowned Soil Scientist and Founder of Understanding Ag, LLC and Soil Health Academy, LLC. Join us for meet and greet with with Local, Organic Hors d'oeuvres and a No-Host Bar from 6-7 pm, followed by the presentation with a Demonstration and Q&A session. Local farmers and sponsors are invited to a special meet and greet with the speaker at 5 pm. Space is limited. Purchase your advanced ticket for $25.