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Merging Modern Methods and Old-Time Wisdom of Gardening & Farming

With Jeff Poppen

Tennessee’s well-known barefoot gardener is back for another insightful workshop at Foxhollow Farm. Come learn about merging modern methods and old-time wisdom of farming and gardening. Jeff Poppen’s enthusiasm for local food stems from 35 years of organic farming. Come and be inspired to grow your own food. This is a class for gardeners. We will cover minerals, biology and tilth of the soil. We will talk about old time farming, biodynamic and organic gardening.

There will be plenty of time at the workshop for questions and answers.

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
Sat, 02/22/2014 - 10:00 to 16:00
Region: 
Southeast

Tennessee Local Food Summit

Middle Tennessee farmland once fed Nashville, and it will again.  As a peak year-end event fostering this change, the Tennessee Local Food Summit December 6-8, 2013 features Nashville’s best chefs offering delicious locally-grown organic meals during a full day of educational workshops, networking and the celebration of another great growing season. Please invite your friends to the Facebook event or download and email the event poster.

Type: 
Conference
Expo
Date: 
Fri, 12/06/2013 (All day) to Sun, 12/08/2013 (All day)
Region: 
Southeast

National Food Hub Conference

Conference will feature:

  • Multiple tracks for food hub managers and staff
  • Networking and learning for support organizations, consultants and agencies
  • "Ask an Expert" - slots of one-on-one time to dig deep with various technical assistance experts
  • Food hub and food business tours
  • Opportunities to learn from your peers, network, and feel a part of an incredibly energetic community
  • Excellent local food from Eastern Carolina Organics, Firsthand Foods, and other local suppliers.
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
Wed, 03/26/2014 (All day) to Fri, 03/28/2014 (All day)
Region: 
Southeast

Applying Biodynamic Principles to Your Farm

Southern SAWG Conference Mini course #2

Applying Biodynamic Principles to Your Farm

Instructors: Laura Riccardi Lyvers, Biodynamic Agricultural Resources (KY), and Philip Lyvers, Lyvers Farm (KY).

Type: 
Conference
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Thu, 01/16/2014 - 13:00 to 17:00
Region: 
Southeast

Connecting the Spokes of the New Food Hub Network

National Food Hub Conference: March 26-28, 2014

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
Wed, 03/26/2014 (All day) to Fri, 03/28/2014 (All day)
Region: 
Southeast

Biodynamic Tour

A Biodynamic Tour of Foxhollow Farm

Thursday, September 26, 4-6pm
Foxhollow Farm, Crestwood, KY
 
Please join the Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association for a fall tour and tasting at Foxhollow Farm! 
Foxhollow Farm is a biodynamically inspired farm community that provides healthy food, hands-on learning, and a place where people can experience an earth-friendly, working farm. 
Type: 
Community Event
BDA Sponsored
Meeting / Gathering
Date: 
Thu, 09/26/2013 - 16:00 to 18:00
Region: 
Southeast

Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference

Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference will be held January 15-18, 2014 in Mobile, Alabama
 
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
Wed, 01/15/2014 (All day) to Sat, 01/18/2014 (All day)
Region: 
Southeast

Biodynamic Celebration

A range of speakers covering various topics at the annual Biodynamic Celebration, held at Long Hungry Creek Farm (home of Jeff Poppen, "the Barefoot Farmer") in Red Boiling Springs, TN. 

Details to be announced.

Type: 
Conference
Festival
Meeting / Gathering
Date: 
Sat, 09/28/2013 (All day) to Sun, 09/29/2013 (All day)
Region: 
Southeast

Seminar with Enzo Nastati

This seminar will introduce the Homeodynamic Method of farming and gardening. There will be a special emphasis on water issues (such as water degradation, drought/ flooding, severe weather events), mitigation of electro-magnetic and nuclear radiation, pests, and  humus building both when manuring is possible and when it is not.

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
Fri, 10/18/2013 (All day) to Tue, 10/22/2013 (All day)
Region: 
Southeast

Opportunities for Organic and Biodynamic Farming

Opportunities for Organic and Biodynamic Farming in WNC

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
Thu, 08/01/2013 - 14:00 to 18:00
Region: 
Southeast

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