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Chillicothe, OH 

Saturday, April 29, 2017 through Sunday, April 30, 2017
Contact Pastured Providence for specific hours.

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Equipping both new and seasoned farmers for success in pasture-based animal agriculture

Topics include:
- Rotational, management-intensive grazing
- Business planning and farm finances
- Branding and marketing techniques
- And so much more!

Early bird prices available.

Location:
Pastured Providence Farmstead
Chillicothe, OH

Contact:
Paul Dorrance / 740-851-3883 /

http://www.pasturedprovidence.com

 

Delaware, OH 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
9:30-11:00am

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Bring your little one out to discover Stratford as they become a farmer for a day.

You and your child will interact with the animals as you help with morning chores. For children ages 2-5 and their adult companion. Also offered July 13 and October 17.

$10 per child.
Call 740-363-2548 to register.

Location:
Stratford Ecological Center
3083 Liberty Rd.
Delaware, OH 43015

Contact:
Emily Pidock / 740-363-2548 /

http://stratfordecologicalcenter.org/calendar/2017-04/

 

Delaware, OH 

Sunday, May 7, 2017
11:00am-4:00pm

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Bring the whole family to Stratford's first sheep shearing day.

Stratford will provide visitors with a wooly experience when the resident sheep and llamas receive their annual shearing. The flock will be shorn throughout the day, and our shearers will interpret the process from start to finish. Your family can visit stations to learn how wool is processed.

Participate in hands-on fiber projects, visit the barn and walk the farm. Eat at the Sock Hop Soda Shop, a fifties-style diner, enjoy listening to the juke box and trying your skill at hula hooping.

No registration needed.
$5 per family.
Email info@stratfordecologicalcenter.org or call 740-363-2548 for questions.

Location:
Stratford Ecological Center
3083 Liberty Rd
Delaware, Ohio 43015

Contact:
Emily Pidock / 740-363-2548 /

http://stratfordecologicalcenter.org/calendar/2017-04/

 

Wooster, OH 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
9:00am-4:00pm

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In this full-day Conservation Biological Control short course, learn about supporting beneficial insects that provide pest control. Conservation biological control is a science-based pest management strategy that seeks to integrate beneficial insects back into cropping systems for natural pest control, ultimately reducing and in some cases eliminating the need for pesticides. Participants will learn how common farm practices can impact beneficial insects and how to assess and create farm habitat for beneficial insects.

Registration is $45 per person.
Registrants will receive the Xerces Society's Conservation Toolkit which includes Xerces' book, Farming With Native Beneficial Insects, as well as habitat management guidelines and relevant USDA-NRCS and extension publications.

Lunch is not included. Please plan on bringing a sack lunch with you to the course.

Online Registration:
Advanced registration is required by May 16th.
Register online at: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ee2oczmx66489f24&llr=tnjebhdab

Location:
Fisher Auditorium
1680 Madison Ave.
Wooster, OH 44691

Contact:
Jillian Vento / 855-232-6639 ext. 12 /

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ee2oczmx66489f24&llr=tnjebhdab

 

Delaware, OH 

Friday, October 20, 2017
Oct. 20th & 21st Friday at 12:00pm - Saturday unti 4:00pm

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Bring a packed lunch or arrive as time permits on Friday.

Come prepared to spend the night on the farm either indoors, outdoors or in the hayloft. During this adult program geared toward making apple butter, you will have a unique hands-on experience, from peeling apples to cooking over an open fire to canning.

Along the way there will be ample opportunity to learn about the inter-workings of our 236 acre organic farm and nature preserve.

Participants will leave with home-made apple butter, and a deeper understanding and connection to life on the farm.

Cost includes three meals. $100 per person.
Pre-resgistration required, call 740-363-2548.

Location:
At Stratford Ecological Center
3083 Liberty Rd.
Delaware, Ohio 43015

Contact:
Emily Pidock / 740-363-2548 /

http://stratfordecologicalcenter.org/calendar/2017-04/

 

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Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
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Columbus OH 43214

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