Biodynamics in the Fields of Greens

Event Details

Date: 
July 10, 2014
Location: 
Remembrance Farm: 6294 Searsburg Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14886
Time: 
4:00pm-6:30pm (potluck until 7:30)

Biodynamics as practical, guiding principles on a large farm?  Absolutely!  Join farmer Nathaniel Thompson on a tour of a large Biodynamic farm, as he explains the way that biodynamic principles influence production in this multi-faceted operation.  Nathaniel will explain how new farmers, and new-to-Biodynamics farmers can put these principles to work on their own farms, improving production and uniting the farmer with the land.  Special attention will be given to the production, harvest and handling of salad greens which are a main enterprise in action during the summer at Remembrance Farm.  Wind down after the field day with a potluck supper—bring a dish to share!

Remembrance Farm is a 100-acre Biodynamic vegetable farm located in Trumansburg, NY, in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes region.  Remembrance specializes in growing salad greens and root vegetables for sale year-round to stores and restaurants throughout New York State, and to individual households through a cooperative Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program known as the Full Plate Farm Collective.  The farm also produces organic eggs from 900 laying hens, some grain, and vegetable seeds.

Registration Instructions: To pre-register and pay, shop online at https://nofa.wufoo.com/forms/zlyc0pf01u0ecf/ or call Stephanie at 585-271-1979 ext. 509 to make payment. Pre-registration is encouraged and closes at 4pm on July 7th (after this, registration will be taken at the event—please arrive 15 minutes early to walk-in register). The fee is $10/person or $15/two or more people per farm.

Sponsors/Funders: This program is supported by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute for Food and Agriculture, USDA, #2011-49400-30510.