Healthy Soils Workshop

Thursday, August 19

2 – 5 p.m.

Morgan Bay Farm, 37 Cross Cut Rd, Surry

 

Watch for Signs for Parking

 

Join us for a informative, FREE workshop for any size gardener! The event will take place on a farm where you’ll learn about gardening and farming practices which enhance & protect soils & crops!

Participants will learn:

    –soil fertility, nutrients, pH 
   –tools for assessing pH & health 
   –soil amendments 
   –sustainable agriculture   
 –moisture retention in times of changing weather patterns

Presenters:

 

     —Kate Mrozicki, Owner, Morgan Bay Farm –  Opportunities and challenges for the local farmer, high tunnel and open-field farming

 

     —Jarod Farn-Guillette, Executive Director of Hancock County Planning Commission –  Traditional Ecoligical Knowledge, Farming Innovations from around the World, Using garbage for growing devices.

 

     —Christopher Phinney, Hancock County District Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA –  Soil Health, Conservation Programs: “Helping You Help the Land”

 

 

To register click on the image to the right