Posted by: ccenys4h | December 16, 2013

Beginner Farmer Round Table-2013

Extension Offers Round Table Discussion with Local Farms for Beginners

New farmers, anyone thinking of starting a farm, or those interested in connecting with local farmers’ perspectives can attend a “Beginning Farmer Round Table” discussion opportunity with Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County on Monday, December 30, 2013. The class will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road in Liberty, NY.

This panel-style event will allow the public to communicate with several local farms including Root n’ Roost, Majestic Farm, Apple Pond Farm, Aaron Burr Cidery, and Beaver Dam Brook Farm. Experienced farmers will offer guidance on topics like what to farm, feed, general care, adversities, land, and where to sell.

Cost is $10 per person or $15 per farm. Space is limited so pre-registration with payment is required by December 27. Registration and more information can be obtained by calling 845-292-6180 or emailing Michelle Lipari at mml249@cornell.edu

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