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Producing Heirloom Wheat for the Personal Homestead

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NOFA-NY is hosting a field day on at Edge Brook Acres, 27 Hopeful Lane, Wilton NY. The field day entitled Producing Heirloom Wheat for the Personal Homestead, will provide the opportunity to experience “Home Grown” wheat production on a personal scale. Leave your tractor home and discover self- sufficiency, harm hack ingenuity, and the on farm research that reflects food production systems for the future. Michael will provide the production techniques and demonstrate the hand tools for producing wheat varieties from Red Fife and Emmer, to Banatka, and Canaan Rouge. His hand powered thresher was on display at the 2013 NOFA-NY Conference, and his Farm Hack production didn’t end there. Join us for this rare opportunity to experience this successful personal trials operation. The cost of this workshop is $10 per person or $15 for two or more people per farm. Pre-register and pay by June 19, please contact the Registration Coordinator, Stephanie, by phone at 585-271-1979 ext. 509, by email at register@nofany.org, or shop online at http://tinyurl.com/nofanyevents.

Location: Edge Brook acres, 27 Hopeful Lane, Wilton NY 12831 Registration Fee: $10/person, $15/two or more people per farm Registration Deadline: noon on June 19. 

NOFA-NY is a statewide organization leading a growing movement of farmers, consumers, gardeners, and businesses committed to promoting sustainable, local, organic food and farming. We provide education, assistance, and support to regionally-based, sustainable farmers to help them thrive; educate consumers about the value in buying local, organic products; help consumers connect with farmers; work to make local, organic food available to all people; and advocate policies that support a sustainable food and farm system.

Region: 
East Coast
Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
Wilton, NY
United States
Date: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm