PASA Farm-Based Education Programs through December

(PASA adds more events from time to time, but these are the ones on their schedule for now, and will go in this post and also at the “Area Events” page for future reference.)

July 19Woodlot Pork: Raising Pigs in their Natural Environment, Forks Farm, Orangeville, Columbia County

July 21Diversifying the Family Farm with NOFA-NY’s Famrer of the Year, Engelbert Farms, Nichols NY

July 23Innovations in Energy & Organic Farming, Fox Haven Farm, Frederick MD

July 28Exotic Mushrooms from PA Fields & Forests, Quiet Creek Herb Farm, Jefferson County

August 3Mid-Season Business Management: Am I Having a Good Year and Where Do I Go From Here? Stratton’s Wynnor Farm, Chester County

August 11Reaching Out from the Farm: Education & the Raw Milk Dairy, Bookamer Family Farm, Crawford County

August 22Hands-on Specialized Equipment for Vegetable Production, The Seed Farm, Lehigh County

August 26Niche Farming in Diverse Times: The Role of Kunekune Pigs on a New Livestock Farm, Black Valley Farm, Bedford County

August 31On-farm Poultry Processing, Poultry Man LLC, Union County

September 8 – Simplifying Sheep: Handling, Grazing & Health Concerns – Owens Farm, Northumberland County

September 10 – Plant Yer Own Patch! An Introduction  to American Ginseng Forest Farming, Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center, Huntingdon County

September 13Late Season Care for Bees: A Hands-on Workshop for Intermediate Beekeepers, Two Gander Farm, Berks County

September 28Briars to Bovines: Reclaiming Abandoned Farmland, Provident Farms, Tioga County

October 5Soils & The New Farmer: Building a Solid Foundation for Your Farm, McCormick Farm, Cambria County

October 14 – 15Home Cheesemaking for Beginners, Quiet Creek Herb Farm, Jefferson Co.

October 17Innovative Farmers: Finding Creative Solutions to Common Problems, Sunnyside Farm, York County

November 9 – 10Intermediate Cheesemaking, Stone Meadow Farm, Centre County

November 14Hands-On Beef Butchery, Jamison Farm, Westmoreland County

December 3Exploring Farm Land Leasing: A Workshop for Farmers & Landowners, Chester County Economic Development Center Office, Chester County

December 8Community Supported Agriculture 101: Planning & Incorporating a CSA Program Into Your Operation, Clinton County Cooperative Extension Offices, Clinton County.

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