Throughout the year, Future Harvest partners with the Chesapeake region’s leading farmers, researchers, and technical service providers to offer hands-on learning and skills building opportunities, professional development opportunities, and exposure to the latest research and trends in agriculture. Our programs follow a farmer-to-farmer learning model and are conducted through a variety of formats: field tours, hands-on days, intensives, panel discussions, and webinars. All experience levels are welcome to engage in our on-farm events, webinars, and workshops.
We cover a long and ever-changing list of topic areas, including but not limited to:
- Sustainable fruit and vegetable production
- Sustainable livestock production
- Business planning for farms and foodpreneurs
- Land access and food sovereignty
- Food Safety
- And specialty crop production: cut flowers, small grains, tree fruit, mushrooms.
Pest and Weed Management on the Farm – Farm Alliance of BaltimoreJune 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Your crops are your prized possession! Interested in learning about pest management in Zone 7A? Register for this field day We recommend attending both the associated class and field day. […]Find out more »
Flower Production Field Day at Winding Root FarmJuly 11 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
Join Future Harvest at Winding Root Farm for an in-depth field day on the inner mechanics of running a flower farm operation from production methods to diversifying sales modes.Find out more »
Beekeeping & Animal Husbandry – Farm Alliance of BaltimoreJuly 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
This hands-on field day will be held at Filbert Street Garden and taught by their animal caretaker, Charles DeBarber. Charles will discuss hive health and maintenance, hive components and tools. Attendees will have the […]Find out more »
Kitchen Girl Farm Tour – Farm Alliance of BaltimoreAugust 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
A small-scale, diversified farm growing sustainable produce and pastured eggs in Parkton, Baltimore County, Maryland. They sell their products throughout the Baltimore and Washington DC area. The farm is owned […]Find out more »