Join Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture to learn more about agritourism practices you can implement on your farm. This workshop is geared towards farms participating in the High Country Farm Tour. The Workshop will include a mock-tour and focus on:
Pizza is provided, thank you to Holly & Andy for letting us utilize their new cob oven. Please bring your favorite topping to share with everyone!
Registration is appreciated, so we can have an idea of how many folks are attending.
*Please indicate how many farm tour shirts you will be needing, we will distribute these during the training.
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Blue Ridge CRAFT invites all High Country Farm Apprentices & Aspiring Farmers to a dinner gathering, so that CRAFT can learn more about how it can support your farm educational experiences.
What Will Happen at the Gathering:
1.) We will share a meal, provided by CRAFT.
2.) CRAFT will share information about its Apprenticeship Posting webpage and Summer Workshop & Potluck Series
3.) CRAFT will ask participants to share their experiences about this year's growing season; their experiences as Apprentices or Aspiring Farmers; and, how CRAFT can support those two efforts.
When: Thursday, November 5th at 6 pm.
Dinner will be provided.
The location will be at Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture's Office: 171 Grand Blvd. Boone, Lower Level.
CRAFT cultivates meaningful mentor relationships between aspiring and experienced farmers. We believe that the educational and professional development of tomorrow’s growers and producers informs the health of our diverse local-food system and rural economy.
If you have any questions or thoughts, please feel free to email email@example.com.
PLEASE NOTE: North Carolina has no known cases of avian flu; however, please wear clean clothes and shoes. To learn more about avian flu, please click HERE.
WHEN: Sunday, August 2nd at 4:30 PM, followed by a potluck at 6:30 PM
WHERE: Tumbling Shoals Farm - 841 Sand Ridge Road, Millers Creek, NC 28651
MORE INFO: firstname.lastname@example.org
This Workshop will be led by Shiloh Avery and Jason Roehrig of Tumbling Shoals, who will lead participants on a tour of their farm as they share about their operation, post-harvest handling, and marketing local food. A potluck dinner will follow at 6:30 PM.
Blue Ridge CRAFT is pleased to announce its NEXT workshop and potluck on July 26th at FIG FARM in Valle Crucis!
WHEN: Sunday, July 26th at 4:30 PM, followed by a potluck at 6:30 PM
WHERE: FIG FARM - Dutch Creek Road, Banner Elk, NC 28604
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By late July, many High Country fruit and vegetable crops are approaching maturity or yielding harvests. But diseases, insects, and weeds are also on the march. On Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 4:30 PM join NC Cooperative Extension Agent Richard Boylan, FIG farmer Caroline Hampton, and ASU SD Instructor Eli Snyder for a CRAFT workshop on crops and scouting for weed, disease, and insect pressures. Threshold levels for taking action on farms and organic options for control will be discussed in this interactive workshop. A potluck dinner will follow at 6:30 PM.
Join Blue Ridge CRAFT for a Pizza Making Social and Farm Tour at Waxwing Farm on June 28th!
This event is open to any and all farm apprentices (volunteers, interns, and employees) and is a part of the Blue Ridge CRAFT Summer Workshop & Potluck Series. Please feel free to share it with anyone that might be interested!
Begins at 5 PM
Tour Waxwing with Kathleen Petermann
Bring ingredients to make a pizza on their cob oven or bring a potluck dish
Come out to celebrate Summer!
RSVP here or email firstname.lastname@example.org
410 Justus Rd. Banner Elk, NC 28604
Please carpool and bring your own reusable dishes.
Agritourism Workshop for Farmers