Reinventing the Commons: Social Ecosystems for Local Stewardship & Planetary Survival A Friday evening public talk and Saturday one-day workshop With David Bollier and Dave Jacke Montague Common Hall (“Grange”), 34 Main St., Montague, MA 01351 Friday, January 20, 2017, 7-9 PM, $10 @ door or in advance. Saturday, Jan 21, 2017, 8:30-5, $85-125, includes Friday evening […]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kbwBrs6pkM] Finally! We've been waiting for ages for a one-woman musical about climate change, and this one is fantastic! See it live at the United Solo Theatre Festival in Manhattan on Friday, Nov. 18 at 9:00 pm!
Please join National Farmers Union December 5-8, 2016 for our FREE online beginning farmer and rancher conference. Growing for the Future is a unique online, interactive virtual conference focused on beginning farmer and rancher issues, including: mentorship, business planning, USDA programs women and veterans in farming, conservation and much more! The conference is completely online, and features […]
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OUR LAND 2! November 9-17th, in Albuquerque and Santa Fe New Mexico. ALL THE INFORMATION IS HERE: www.agrariantrust.org/2016symposium This will be the second Agrarian Trust OUR LAND symposium, and once again we’ve got speakers from around the country and around the region focusing our attention, analysis, activism and collective agency on issues relevant to your […]
OUR LAND 2: Tracing the Acequia Commons A Symposium about land transition, continuity, and commons. NOVEMBER 9-17th 2016 Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico Films. Talks. Exhibit. Acequia Walk. Can our regions shift towards food sovereignty? Can our agrarian systems become more harmonious with their wild habitat? Can we maintain our traditional commons? The complete […]
This is an epically swoon-able event: to support the progressive, collectively-own integrated urban Letterbox Farm, catered by the up-and-coming culinary geniuses at Lil' Deb's Oasis, with DRINKS IN THE GARDEN, a multi-course dinner under the stars in the field of "bright & bold tropical dishes inspired by the founders combined roots in Latin America & […]
Everything from a full moon harvest hike to a pig roast to a floral harvest mixer. See the full schedule!
Heritage Wheat Planting Festival Sunday, Sept 11 from 11 to 4, 4 pm potluck 400 Adamsville Rd, Colrain, MA Join us for a community planting festival! I need help to plant 72 rare varieties of landrace wheat, that include the almost-extinct ancient grains of Eretz Israel and Europe that I collected when working with the Israel and EU gene banks*. Many […]
Tickets available on a sliding scale: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/foundations-and-the-future-womens-leadership-in-the-food-movement-tickets-27100479263?aff=eac2 A day of education, celebration and dialogue, this one-day symposium intends to acknowledge, celebrate and lift up the leadership and voice of women in the food movement. The day will focus on a transfer of knowledge and foundation-building through an intergenerational dialogue weaving together historical narrative and current efforts […]
Mainers should take note that they have three opportunities this weekend to see the talented and charming Adam Nordell and Johanna Davis, partners and farmers of Songbird Farm in Unity, ME. To celebrate the release of Adam's most recent album, Maine Farmland Trust is hosting a mini concert series: Deering Grange in Portland on August 25; The Hub in […]
This October, join hundreds of mycophiles, artists, and Earth activists for a unique 5-day, volunteer-run gathering to learn how to work with fungi to support your community and environment. The Radical Mycology Convergence (RMC) is a weekend long event consisting of workshops, presentations, and various mycoremediation installations. Beyond the skills shared, the RMC also works […]
The really fabulous feminist film buffs over at Reel Women host a monthly short film night that promotes the work of female filmmakers. On August 18, they are showing a night of films about food, and as part of this event, will be screening the Greenhorns's own The Solution to Pollution is Life." We are psyched […]
Tickets are now available for the 12th annual Rural Route Film Festival! Get yer Opening Night tix at Brooklyn Grange here! Get yer Museum of the Moving Image tix here! The line-up includes a mix of new movies and all-time classics, plus top notch shorts from around the globe. Features include Yared Zeleke’s LAMB (“Sheer brilliance knits […]
An Evening Gathering to Support the 2nd Annual International Soil Not Oil Conference Thurs, July 21, 7:30pm, 2016 Free At the Farmer & the Cook Restaurant 339 W El Roblar Dr, Ojai (Meiners Oak) CA 93023 Short films about Soil & Carbon Farming including excerpts from The Seeds of Vandana Shiva documentary film The solution to […]
The Mojave Project is really just kind of the bomb-diggety. But don't take our word for it: to learn more, we recommend this absolutely gorgeous video. The project is an "experimental transmedia documentary led by Kim Stringfellow exploring the physical, geological and cultural landscape of the Mojave Desert." Browse the current projects here. And while we're talking about the Mojave […]
This year's Farm Aid concert is scheduled for September 17 in Bristow, VA. Featuring: Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Alabama Shakes, Sturgill Simpson and many more artists. Get the full lineup here. Tickets went on pre-sale last week!
https://1efnyhsj63r2fo5g01erbmcv-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/farm_aid_2016_logo-3400x1560-white-1024x470.png Farm Aid’s annual concert is an all-day music and food festival, featuring a unique lineup of artists and genres and family farm-identified, local and organic foods with its own HOMEGROWN Concessions®. In Farm Aid’s HOMEGROWN Village, attendees will have the chance to meet farmers, engage in hands-on food and farm activities, and learn about […]
Can Organic Feed the World? A webinar hosted by Friends of the Earth Tuesday, June 21st 1:00 – 2:00 PST Two commonly held beliefs about world hunger are that we will need to vastly increase food production to feed a growing population and that organic agriculture is not up to the task. Join us to […]
Thursday, June 16th from 9 to midnight! YES IT'S TRUE- A LEGENDARY HUDSON PAIRING Liv Carrow, the wayward ex-local darling of the alleged local music scene, will return to play some songs for you on the glittering stage, joined by one of the world's most unique accordion crooners, Catskill's very own Brian Dewan. Bring your […]
STRAWBERRY SOIREE 2016 Saturday, June 18th, 2016. Rain or Shine! Family Friendly! Afternoon Strawberry Tasting at the Farm - Free! 2-5 pm in the fields at 184 Meadow Road, Montague Join us at the farm in Montague for a celebration of the strawberry during the peak of picking season! We grow at least nine varieties […]
SAVE THE DATE! FARMER OLYMPICS 2016 SEPTEMBER 17, 2016 PETALUMA, CA NO PRIOR FARMING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. ALL AGES. Noon - 7pm Petaluma Fairgrounds For farmers, foodies and families alike. Start training now! Contact us here to get involved in this year's big games.
Edible Forest Garden Design Intensive with Dave Jacke, author of Edible Forest Gardens June 24 – July 3, 2016, at Heartwood Institute Scholarships available. Apply early. In this nine-day intensive course, you will dive deeply into the vision, theory, and practice of designing wholesome, dynamic, and resilient edible ecosystems. Dave Jacke and his teaching […]
You will have the opportunity to take part in a wealth of activities: introductory sessions to metal work, talks, workshops, conferences, etc. In this form you can tell us the activities that interest you the most, and help us to put together a programme that suits your needs! In order to keep things simple, we […]
http://rogovoyreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Brian-Dewan.jpg Brian Dewan will sing with electric zither, accordion and autoharp accompaniment. This Saturday May 28th at 8:00 pm at the Windham Civic Center (Former Presbyterian Church) 5379 Route 23 Windham, NY 12496 Suggested donation $5
Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA Get ready to get dirty! Saturday, June 11, 2016 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., rain or shine Bringing the days of old alive for today's world, Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) is a 100 percent hands-on, FREE event where people of all […]
Anna will give us a tour of the lambing operation where she's raising 300 lambs this year. Then we'll enjoy a BBQ with Kinderhook meat and beer from Captain Lawrence Brewing Company. Bring a side dish if you can and plate/cup/utensils. Kinderhook Farm (1958 Co Rd 21, Valatie, NY 12184) All farmers, friends and family […]
Dairy Creek Community Food Web presents: Fields for Food a workshop on leasing farmland Tuesday March 17, 6:00-8:00 p.m. @ St. Bede's Episcopal Church 1609 Elm St. Forest Grove, OR To RSVP, call: 503-992-0078 ext. 302 Free with snacks provided! Presentations by: Nellie McAdams, Director of Farm Preservation Program at Rogue Farm Corps. Nellie will […]
MAY 14th, 5pm Young Farmer Mixer Alert! Second Annual Farmer Prom 2016 It's that time of year again! Your spring-time chance to dress up fancy and boogie down in the barn! Sparkly dresses are encouraged ...and sparkly overalls are EVEN MORE encouraged. THIS IS A MUTLI-PURPOSE EVENT... This is our launch party for the Middle […]
This June, The Battery Conservancy will celebrate the grand opening of The Battery Oval with a weekend fair to engage the public in our region’s biodiversity and its emerging food and plant producers. The Battery Conservancy has created The Fair to fulfill the following goals: – Showcase innovations in agriculture, horticulture, food, and craft. – […]
Young Farmer Mixer Alert! Second Annual Farmer Prom 2016 It's that time of year again! Your spring-time chance to dress up fancy and boogie down in the barn! Sparkly dresses are encouraged ...and sparkly overalls are EVEN MORE encouraged. THIS IS A MUTLI-PURPOSE EVENT... This is our launch party for the Middle Georgia Chapter of […]
http://www.hvmag.com/Blogs/The-Accidental-Foodie/May-2012/Dandelion-Wine-An-Experimental-Recipe/5.11.12.dandelionwine.jpg Dandelion Wine Workshop: Want to figure out what to do with all of those dandelion petals in your yard? Make wine with them! In Harpswell, Maine, there will be an instructional workshop on how to turn your dandelion petals into wine. Each participant will leave with a 5 gallon wine bucket and airlock containing […]
Ever wonder how milk becomes cheese and yogurt? What the difference between bacon, pancetta and prosicutto is? How an IPA differs from a regular Pale Ale? Roll up your sleeves and pack your apron! During this four-day tour, you will be introduced to various food production methods through hands-on workshops, tastings and innovative farm tours around […]
Announcing the following conference at Harvard on April 30th: THE POWER AND PROMISE OF BIODIVERSITY: VISIONS OF RESTORING SEA, LAND, AND CLIMATE Geological Lecture Hall 24 Oxford Street Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA The conference promises to "present the concepts, history, and processes for the restoration of biodiversity" in hopes that increasing global biodiversity can sequester carbon […]
Dear friends, Sunday at 8 AM Gary Masalin and Shana Hanson will lead an optimum open burn for biochar in the Rainbow Roof house pasture (striped multicolored roof, 195 Back Belmont Rd. on the north side of the rd. just out of town from Jesse Robbins Rd. by less than half a mile). Spectators […]