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September, 17 2014

Buying Regional: State Procurement and Purchasing Policies

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed to the registration page.

Start: September, 17 2014 pm30 12:00 pm
End: September, 17 2014 pm30 1:00 pm
Venue: Webinar

September, 19 2014

Meet the Farmer: “Weird” Potatoes and More

Learn about Edgewater Farm from Pooh Sprague. They’ll discuss farm practices and then focus on specific crops, particularly interesting varieties of potatoes. After some time for questions and answers, they’ll get cooking! Their chef will demonstrate a fingerling potato sauté with lacinata kale, roasted Roma tomatoes, and green beans in vinaigrette. Save room for dessert; you’ll enjoy farm-fresh raspberries with Creme Anglaise!

Start: September, 19 2014 pm30 5:30 pm
End: September, 19 2014 pm30 7:30 pm
Venue: Lebanon Co-op Food Store
Cost: $10 Non-member, $9 Member

September, 24 2014

Goatkeeping Workshop

Hames & Axle Farm is offering a NCSC Goatkeeping workshop. Will cover basic housing, fencing, selection, feed, vets, breeding. Space is limited so sign up soon at Farm@hamesaxle.com!

Start: September, 24 2014 am30 10:00 am
End: September, 24 2014 pm30 4:00 pm
Venue: Hames & Axle Farm
Phone: (978)827-1305
Address:
18 Kraetzer Road, Ashburnham, MA 01430 United States

Policy Gaps and Needs in Meat, Poultry and Seafood Processing

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed to the registration page.

Start: September, 24 2014 pm30 12:00 pm
End: September, 24 2014 pm30 1:00 pm

Early Fall Harvest, Meet the Farmer!

Steve Fulton of Blue Ox Farm in Enfield, NH, will show a few slides of the farm and describe his organic practices. Then, Lebanon Co-op’s chef will demonstrate a great “pasta” dish made with the farm’s spaghetti squash dressed with a sundried tomato pesto to enjoy together. Bring some food- or farm-interested friends and make a night of it!

Start: September, 24 2014 pm30 5:30 pm
End: September, 24 2014 pm30 7:30 pm
Venue: Lebanon Co-op Food Store
Phone: 603 643-2667
Address:
Lebanon, NH United States
Cost: $10 Non-member, $9 Member

October, 01 2014

National Kale Day

National Kale Day is held on the first Wednesday in October and is an annual celebration of eating, growing, and sharing kale throughout America. Click here to get involved!

Date: October, 01 2014

Food Safety: The Elephant on the Farm

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed to the registration page.

Start: October, 01 2014 pm31 12:00 pm
End: October, 01 2014 pm31 1:00 pm

October, 03 2014 – October, 04 2014

2014 Cornell Sheep & Goat Symposium

The 2014 Cornell Sheep & Goat Symposium (click for details) will be held on Friday and Saturday 3 and 4 October. The hands-on activities Friday will start with a tour of the Cornell Sheep Farm and explanation of ongoing research and management. The Saturday sessions will be in Morrison Hall on the Cornell Campus, Ithaca, NY.

Start: October, 03 2014 pm31 1:00 pm
End: October, 04 2014 pm31 6:00 pm
Venue: Cornell University

October, 08 2014

Promoting Innovation in Agriculture: Energy; Conservation; Research and Development

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed to the registration page.

Start: October, 08 2014 pm31 12:00 pm
End: October, 08 2014 pm31 1:00 pm
Venue: Webinar

October, 14 2014

Webinar: Using Cover Crop Mixtures to Achieve Multiple Goals on the Farm

Join eOrganic for the first webinar of the fall 2014 season on Using Cover Crop Mixtures to Achieve Multiple Goals on the Farm by a research team at Penn State University. Click here for more details and to register.

Start: October, 14 2014 pm31 2:00 pm
End: October, 14 2014 pm31 2:00 pm
Cost: Free

October, 15 2014

Growing the Region’s Farm and Food Workforce

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed to the registration page.

Start: October, 15 2014 pm31 12:00 pm
End: October, 15 2014 pm31 1:00 pm
Venue: Webinar

November, 11 2014 – November, 12 2014

2014 It Takes a Region Conference

The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group will host their 2014 “It Takes a Region” conference in Saratoga Springs this November. The conference will explore some of the tremendous advances made in region-sizing the food system to date, as well as new opportunities for collaboration.  Attendees will explore and address the work of farmers, food hubs, cooperatives, and market innovators, non-governmental organizations and Departments of Agriculture, independent researchers, land grant universities, farmworkers, as well as the efforts of science writers and…

Start: November, 11 2014 am30 10:00 am
End: November, 12 2014 pm30 5:00 pm
Venue: Saratoga Hilton
Address:
Saratoga Springs, NY United States

December, 11 2014 – December, 13 2014

NEFU’s Fifth Annual Convention

2014 Convention Details  

Start: December, 11 2014
End: December, 13 2014
Venue: Holiday Inn by the Bay
Address:
88 Spring Street, Portland, ME United States
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