Resources for Farmers

Winter Conference

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January 12-14, 2023

No-Till Grain & Markets for Medium Scape Operations: May 14th

Join Future Harvest, Common Grain Alliance (CGA), and Taste of Jubilee/Green Sprig Ag for a workshop on growing local grains with a soil health mindset. The event will feature demonstrations by soil health agronomists and tips to manage shifts in planned land use. We’ll tour the farm with 5th generation farmer Daniel Austin, owner/operator of Taste of Jubilee/Green Spring Ag, who currently serves on CGA’s Board as Co-Director.

 

HARVESTING SKILLS & FARM-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAMS: May 21st

Get your hands dirty and help Penn Farm harvest some food! This event includes lunch graciously provided by the Penn Farm and Nutrition Services. Join Future Harvest and Penn Farm for an in-depth and hands-on experience with Delaware’s leading farm-to-school program. Farmer Toby Hagerott runs Penn Farm where he works with William Penn High School students, taking them through the farming process from seed to harvest.

Post Harvest Handling + GAP Certification for Urban Farms: May 4th

Having the right infrastructure and systems for post harvest handling is critical for running a successful urban farm.

Join Future Harvest, Whitelock Community Farm, University of Maryland Extension-Baltimore City and Chesapeake Harvest for an interactive field day designed to teach participants all about post harvest handling, the Produce Safety rule and GAP Certification for Urban Farms.

Agricultural Leadership Development Program

Future Harvest is thrilled to be in the first year of our Leadership Initiative for Veterans and Farmers of Color, to offer leadership skill training for those who want to champion policies and lead others to advance minority farmer access to land and resources.

Join the Challenge!

One million acres using healthy soil practices by 2030

Meat Buying Club Toolkit

Get the toolkit to help you decide what sort of meat buying plan works for your needs.

Soil Health

The Soil Health Benchmark Study is an on-farm research project developed and led by PASA Sustainable Agriculture that empowers farmers with a comprehensive assessment of their soil health, and provides comparisons of soil health data between peer farms.

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