University of Maryland Extension

Cultivate Baltimore: Farm equipment inside high tunnels

Beginning Farmer Success
Event Series: 
When: 
Thursday, Sep. 6, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: 
Strength to Love 2, Baltimore
Address: 
Strength to Love 2
1855 Lorman Street
Baltimore, MD 21217
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Chuck Schuster (UMD Extension) and Paul Gallione (Johnny's Seeds)
Description/Notes: 

Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability.

Light refreshments will be provided at this evening workshop. 

Workshops are $10 per session or $60 for the whole series. Scholarships are available to help defray the cost of the workshops. To request a scholarship please email futureharvestcasa@gmail.com with the subject line “Cultivate Baltimore scholarship request.”

Registration online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cultivate-baltimore-2018-tickets-43898291973

 

Session 5: Sept 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm:  Farm equipment inside a high tunnel

Come see a demonstration of small farm equipment useful in high tunnel production. The speakers will demonstrate the use of multiple kinds of small planters and a leafy greens harvester. Light refreshments will be provided. 
 
Speakers will be Chuck Schuster, from UMD Extension and Paul Gallione from Johnny's Seeds. 
 
For more resources for beginning farmers at UMD, see our Beginning Farmer Success website here. 
 
This program is a collaborative effort between Future Harvest CASA, University of Maryland Extension, and the Farm Alliance of Baltimore. Additional partners include several agricultural professionals and successful farmers in Baltimore, including graduates of Future Harvest CASA’s Beginner Farmer Training Program.
This event is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number #2016-70017-25503.

The University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources programs are open to all and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation, or gender identity and expression.
Los programas del Colegio de Agricultura y Recursos Naturales de la Universidad de Maryland están abiertos a todos y no discriminará contra nadie debido a raza, edad, sexo, color, orientación sexual, discapacidad física o mental, religión, descendencia, origen nacional, estatus matrimonial, información genética, afiliación política, o identificación y expresión de género.

 

 
Cost: 
$10 per session, or $60 for the full series
Contact: 
Neith Little
Contact Email: 
nglittle@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-856-1850 x123
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