Farmers Circle with The Southern New England Farmers of Color Collaborative

Virtual

Farmer Circles are peer learning communities for farmers interested in discussing a certain topic in an informal, supportive environment. Each circle meets for at least 12 hours over the course of about one year and is facilitated by another farmer with interest in the subject. There are no teachers or students  in the circles, just […]

MDAR Growing Your Farm Business Planning Course

MDAR Office 138 Memorial Ave, Suite 42, West Springfield, MA, United States

Course Details: When: Tuesdays, January 9 – March 5, 2024, 6-8:30pm Where: MDAR office in West Springfield, or alternate western MA location dependent upon interest Registration: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. $150 per farm. If interested, please complete the brief Growing Your Farm application and email it to [email protected], or mail a hard copy to: MDAR, Attn: […]

$150

Cool Bugs and Native Plants: Adventures in Native Plant Gardening for Beginners and Families

Hadley Pulic Library 50 Middle St, Hadley, MA, United States

Presenter: Jocelyn Demuth, owner of Checkerspot Farm (Colrain) Saturday, March 2, 10-11:30 AM at Hadley Public Library (HHCD) Saturday, March 30, 2024, 10:00 - 11:00 AM at Storr’s Public Library in Longmeadow (HHCD) For all ages, including families with children in grades 3-5 Learn the basics using native plants in gardens and the diversity of […]

FREE

Statewide Local Working Group

Virtual (Zoom)

PurposeLocal Working Groups (LWG) are a key part of NRCS’ locally-led conservation process. They provide essential input to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Conservation Districts (CDs) on the most important natural resource concerns and management strategies in their region. NRCS and the CDs use these recommendations to develop conservation solutions and […]

FREE

High Tunnel Energy Efficiency On-Farm Tour

Dog Days Farm 72 Jaffrey Rd, Fitzwilliam, NH, United States

 This on-farm tour will focus on energy use and conservation in high tunnel and greenhouse production. Energy costs can be substantial in a smaller diversified production system and reducing electric bills can help your bottom line. Register Here About the presenter: Chris Lent is an Agricultural Specialist working out of Pennsylvania for the National Center for Appropriate Technology […]

FREE

Cool Bugs and Native Plants: Adventures in Native Plant Gardening for Beginners and Families

Storr's Library 693 Longmeadow St, Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Cool Bugs and Native Plants: Adventures in Native Plant Gardening for Beginners and Families Presenter: Jocelyn Demuth, owner of Checkerspot Farm (Colrain) Saturday, March 2, 10-11:30 AM at Hadley Public Library (HHCD) Saturday, March 30, 2024, 10:00 - 11:00 AM at Storr’s Public Library in Longmeadow (HHCD) For all ages, including families with children in […]

FREE

Welcoming Pollinators Home

Hadley Pulic Library 50 Middle St, Hadley, MA, United States

Presenter: Tom Sullivan of Pollinators Welcome landscape design Thursday, Jan. 25, 10:00 - 11:00 Bernardston Senior Center (Franklin CD) Thursday, Feb. 22, 6:00 - 7:00 PM Northfield Public Library (Franklin CD) Saturday, Mar. 30, 1:00 - 2:30 PM Hadley Public Library (HHCD) Tuesday, Apr.16, 6:00 - 7:30 PM Storr’s Library, Longmeadow (HHCD) Tom's work as […]

FREE

Welcoming Pollinators Home

Storr's Library 693 Longmeadow St, Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Welcoming Pollinators Home Presenter: Tom Sullivan of Pollinators Welcome landscape design Thursday, Jan. 25, 10:00 - 11:00 Bernardston Senior Center (Franklin CD) Thursday, Feb. 22, 6:00 - 7:00 PM Northfield Public Library (Franklin CD) Saturday, Mar. 30, 1:00 - 2:30 PM Hadley Public Library (HHCD) Tuesday, Apr.16, 6:00 - 7:30 PM Storr’s Library, Longmeadow (HHCD) […]