Events

Sustainable Farming and Local Food Events
in the Carolinas

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These events are hosted by a number of organizations and accuracy of information cannot be guaranteed.  Contact the event host for the most up-to-date information.
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Lomax Farm Volunteer Days

May 22, 20161:00 pmto5:00 pm
Jun 19, 20161:00 pmto5:00 pm

For more information about volunteer opportunities at Lomax, including monthly workdays on the farm, please contact Anne Platts, Lomax Volunteer Coordinator.  ahpfsu@windstream.net

FOR SAFETY AND PLANNING PURPOSES, YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE WITH ANNE TO PARTICIPATE IN VOLUNTEER DAYS.

Workshop: Emerging Markets, Funding and other Resources for Agricultural Businesses

May 12, 2016
May 17, 2016
May 19, 2016

Emerging Markets, Funding and other Resources for Agricultural Businesses

Are you in the Agriculture Business or an Agriculture Service Provider and looking for a place to connect with others, learn about different markets and find resources available in your county?

Join experts from AgriVentures in a full day, comprehensive workshop that will provide an overview and discussion of resources in a variety of areas, including:

  • Land assessments and Land trusts
  • Animals, including mountain livestock
  • Training programs
  • Specialty emerging markets, such as high tunnels, truffles,hops, forest herbs,
  • organic/alternative crops and bees
  • Lending Options and Business Planning
  • Talk one-on-one with local service providers

Southwestern Community College-May 12th, 2016  9:00AM-4:30PM

Mayland Community College-May 17th, 2016  9:00AM-4:30PM

Isothermal Community College-May 19th, 2016  9:00AM-4:30PM

Hear from experts from Mountain BizWorks, Organic Growers School, NC Cooperative Extension, Smoky Mountain High Tunnel Initiative, Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center, Land of Sky, and many others.

FREE WORKSHOP

Register Here:

SCC https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=490360082
Mayland https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=310360089
Isothermal https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=260360036

Contact with Questions:

Sabrina Wells
sabrinalwells@gmail.com
828-278-9332