Value-Added Dairy Farminar May 28, 12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m. https://meeting.psu.edu/pawagn/
This field day will cover basic animal handling for new & beginning farmers, or for anyone wanting to improve upon their animal handling knowledge and skills.
Leslie Zuck, owner of Common Ground Organic Farm, has been producing certified organic transplants and produce for more than 25 years. She rotates transplant production with in-ground vegetables in a 20' by 60' hoophouse.
Join Claire and Rusty Orner for a tour of Quiet Creek Herb farm and learn how they have expanded their farm's product line through value-added products and on-farm education.
Education as a Value-Added Product Farminar June 11, 2013, Noon - 1:00 p.m. https://meeting.psu.edu/pawagn/
During this year's tour, Rodale staff will transport participants via wagon around the farm stopping to describe their current research and projects.
George and Melanie Devault have run Pheasant Hill Farm in Emmaus, PA since 1984. High tunnel producers since 1990 they grow vegetables, herbs, cut flowers and berries in their tunnels.
Join PA-WAgN's 2013 mentor for Urban Farming and Food Access, Kirsten Reinford of Joshua Farm in Harrisburg, PA to learn how she took her dream of creating an urban farm to fruition.
Urban Farming Farminar July 1, 12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m. https://meeting.psu.edu/pawagn/
Join PA-WAgN as we tour Yeehaw Farm with Judi & Tom Radel and learn how they transitioned to a mob grazing system.
Getting Started in Mob Grazing Farminar July 15, 12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m. https://meeting.psu.edu/pawagn/
Were you ever told or thought, “That’s a man’s job” or “You might break it” or “You’ll take too long, let me/him do it”? These are common comments that women can hear from the men in their lives, as well as in their own heads. Julie Perry of The Sundance Life Farm in Bradford County heard statements like this all her life until one day when her husband died suddenly, she and her sons had to break through those mental barriers.
Join Gay Rodgers of Hameau Farm to learn about her Ayreshire herd and how she is working to build quality stock.
PA-WAgN's annual one-day networking symposium