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Starting a small farm, class 1: Farmer panel and assessing farmland

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

2018 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Friendly Farms Restaurant
Commercial Vegetable Growers are invited to the 2018 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting on Friday, January 26, 2018. Many topics will be covered in connection with vegetable growing in Maryland. This meeting will serve as recertification for Maryland Private Pesticide Applicators, as well...

TreeBaltimore Winter Gathering

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Vollmer Center at Cylburn Arboretum
Free networking event updating participants about Baltimores urban forest. Meet the tree planters, promoters, protectors, researchers and maintainers of Baltimore City's trees. For more information, visit http://treebaltimore.org/events/treebaltimore-winter-gathering-3/#.WlYf99-nHRY

Starting a small farm, class 2: Marketing for small farm success

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

CSA Food Safety and Recall Readiness Webinar

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
online
Running a farm with a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) component has individualized food safety risks that need to be understood and addressed. This webinar series will provide information for identifying and addressing risks associated with a CSA operation and give simple ideas for how risks...

Starting a small farm, class 3

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Starting a small farm, class 4: Financial management for small farm success

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

George Washington Carver Day

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
University of Maryland Extension
Come Out & Celebrate the Life and Work of… George Washington Carver Join us for a day of learning and fun as we celebrate the life and scientific contributions of George Washington Carver! Students will participate in hands-on learning stations that highlight/simulate Carver’s experiments/...

On-Farm Market Food Safety and Recall Readiness Webinar

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
online
Running a farm with an on-farm market has individualized food safety risks that need to be understood and addressed. This webinar will provide information for identifying and addressing risks associated an on-farm market operation and give simple ideas for how risks can be prevented. In addition,...

Agritourism Food Safety and Recall Readiness Webinar

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
online
Running a farm with an agritourism component has individualized food safety risks that need to be understood and addressed. This webinar series will provide information for identifying and addressing risks associated with agritourism operations and give simple ideas for how risks can be prevented...

Starting a small farm, class 5: Making sense of food safety for beginning farmers

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Starting a small farm, class 6

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Starting a small farm, class 7: Introduction to farm equipment

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 1 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 2 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 3 of 7)

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Starting a small farm, class 8: Integrated Pest Management

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 4 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 5 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Starting a small farm, class 9: Crop rotation and crop planning

Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Healthy Habitats for Native Wildlife

Saturday, Mar. 24, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:15pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center
Join us for the workshop, "Healthy Habitats for Native Wildlife," at Oregon Ridge Nature Center in Hunt Valley. Expert speakers will provide you with answers to questions regarding the importance of native woody plants; characteristics and behaviors of Maryland mammals; what nectar and host plants...

Starting a small farm, class 10: Beginning farmer panel on business planning and land access

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 6 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 7 of 7)

Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Application Open: Seeking 25 New Leaders

Friday, Jun. 1, 2018 (All day)
LEAD Maryland Program
Beginning June 1, 2018 through October 1, 2018, the LEAD Program is seeking applications for the next class of LEAD Fellows. Program information and the application are available at www.leadmaryland.org . Completed applications are due October 1, 2018. The next class of LEAD Fellows, Class XI, will...

Deadline: LEAD Fellowship Program Accepting Applications, Seeking 25 New Leaders

Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 (All day)
LEAD Maryland Program
LEAD Maryland Fellowship Applications Are Due October 1, 2018 The LEAD Program is seeking applications for the next class of LEAD Fellows. Program information and the application are available at www.leadmaryland.org . Completed applications are due October 1, 2018. The next class of LEAD Fellows,...
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