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West Virginia Forest Farming Forum

May 21 @ 8:00 am - May 22 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Saturday, May 21, 2022 – Downtown Marlinton, WV

Sunday, May 22, 2022 – Yew Mountain Center  –  Hillsboro, WV

The 2022 WV Forest Farming Forum offers opportunities for new and experienced forest farmers! The two day event will focus on forest farming as a means for generating agricultural income while conserving and rejuvenating forested land.

Saturday workshop topics will cover the cultivation of medicinal herbs and mushrooms, maple syrup production, creative marketing for forest farmed products, and how to make forest farming work for you.

On Sunday, guests can tour the Yew Mountain Center’s forest farm and take a deeper dive into site selection, propagation, and possibilities for producing value-added products.

Information on mini-grants and technical assistance will be available to get you started or to expand your forest farm.

All experience levels are welcome! This event will happen rain or shine!

Explore forest farming topics in downtown Marlinton, WV and the Yew Mountain Center!

Details

Start:
May 21 @ 8:00 am EDT
End:
May 22 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.appalachianforestfarmers.org/wv-fff

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