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Lancaster, OH 

Sunday, June 30, 2019
1-5 p.m.

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Are you an aspiring or new farmer planning your dream farm? This workshop will help you map out your farm vision, clarify your goals and values, and assess your strengths, resources, and needs before beginning a farming enterprise. Hear from a panel of early career farmers and receive important planning resources.

Cost and Registration: $25. Price includes light refreshments. Pre-registration is required by June 15. To register, go to https://beginfarming.oeffa.org/farm-vision or send a check made out to OEFFA, along with the names of all attendees, addresses, phone numbers, and emails to OEFFA, Farm Vision, 41 Croswell Rd., Columbus, OH 43214. For more information, contact Rachel Tayse at (614) 421-2022 or beginfarming@oeffa.org.

This event is presented by OEFFA as part of the 2019 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted in the tour brochure. For more information about all events in the series, go to www.oeffa.org.

Location:
Keller Market House
134 S. Columbus St.
Lancaster, OH 43130

Contact:
Rachel Tayse / (614) 421-2022 /

https://beginfarming.oeffa.org/farm-vision

 

Garrettsville, OH 

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
6:30-8:30 p.m.

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If you have land you want farmed, need a plot to get started, or are looking for labor opportunities on-farm, be sure to attend this unique event designed to connect people and possibilities. Meet and spend time getting to know people looking for the opportunity you have to offer, or offering the opportunity you are looking for, in an informal networking setting.

Cost and Registration: To register for this free event, complete a pre-event survey by June 30. Go to https://beginfarming.oeffa.org/farm-land-mixer. For more information, contact Rachel Tayse at (614) 421-2022 or beginfarming@oeffa.org.

This event is presented by OEFFA as part of the 2019 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted in the tour brochure. For more information about all events in the series, go to www.oeffa.org.

Location:
Hiram Field Station
11305 Wheeler Rd.
Garrettsville, OH

Contact:
Rachel Tayse / (614) 421-2022 /

http://beginfarming.oeffa.org/farm-land-mixer

 

Yellow Springs, OH 

Sunday, July 14, 2019
2-4 p.m.

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Join Community Solutions for its third annual meeting to be held at Agraria! Celebrate the closing of the conservation easement with The Nature Conservancy and Tecumseh Land Trust, and the opening of several new educational and farming ventures! All are welcome to enjoy the tours, workshops, presentations, and food that will be offered.

This event is presented by the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions and part of the 2019 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted in the tour brochure. For more information about Community Solutions's other events, go to www.communitysolution.org. For more information about all events in the series, go to www.oeffa.org.

Location:
Agraria
131 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Contact:
Susan Jennings / (937) 767-2161 /

http://www.communitysolution.org

 

Yellow Springs, OH 

Monday, July 29, 2019 through Friday, August 2, 2019
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Children will spend their days splashing and playing in a cool, freshwater creek, exploring the woods, learning about the local plants and animals, making nature art, tending to a vegetable garden, playing games, and reading stories during this camp, led and sponsored by Nature Connect Ohio.

Cost and Registration: $250. Siblings can receive a $25 discount. To register, go to www.communitysolution.org.

This event is presented by the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions and part of the 2019 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted in the tour brochure. For more information about Community Solutions's other events, go to www.communitysolution.org. For more information about all events in the series, go to www.oeffa.org.

Location:
Agraria
131 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Contact:
Susan Jennings / (937) 767-2161 /

http://www.communitysolution.org

 

Yellow Springs, OH 

Monday, August 5, 2019 through Friday, August 9, 2019
9 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Children ages 6-12 will spend their days splashing and catching critters in the creek, picking berries on the farm, exploring the woods, climbing the trees, learning about the local plants and animals, creating art out of natural materials, and playing lots of games during this camp led and sponsored by Nature Connect Ohio.

Cost and Registration: $250. Siblings can receive a $25 discount. To register, go to www.communitysolution.org.

This event is presented by the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions and part of the 2019 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted in the tour brochure. For more information about Community Solutions's other events, go to www.communitysolution.org. For more information about all events in the series, go to www.oeffa.org.

Location:
Agraria
131 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Contact:
Susan Jennings / (937) 767-2161 /

http://www.communitysolution.org

 

Yellow Springs, OH 

Sunday, September 15, 2019
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Help build a hoophouse from the ground up! Learn how hoophouses can extend the growing season with Dayton Urban Grown's Lisa Helm, then help her raise the roof!

Cost and Registration: $75 includes lunch. To register, go to www.communitysolution.org.

This event is presented by the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions and part of the 2019 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted in the tour brochure. For more information about Community Solutions's other events, go to www.communitysolution.org. For more information about all events in the series, go to www.oeffa.org.

Location:
Agraria
131 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Contact:
Susan Jennings / (937) 767-2161 /

http://www.communitysolution.org

 

Yellow Springs, OH 

Saturday, October 5, 2019
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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See what's going on in the region with local growing, weaving, and dying, and learn why it matters! This hands-on workshop, discussion, and presentation is co-sponsored with Rust Belt Fibershed.

Cost and Registration: To register, go to www.communitysolution.org.

This event is presented by the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions and part of the 2019 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted in the tour brochure. For more information about Community Solutions's other events, go to www.communitysolution.org. For more information about all events in the series, go to www.oeffa.org.

Location:
Agraria
131 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Contact:
Susan Jennings / (937) 767-2161 /

http://www.communitysolution.org

 

Columbus, OH 

Friday, December 6, 2019
10 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

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Effective grassroots leaders make the difference. Indeed, you, OEFFA's members, make THE difference. Whether you are a long-time advocate for sustainable agriculture, a farmer who sees far too many farm policies harming small farms, or someone newly interested in local food seeking the best way to engage, OEFFA wants to see you thrive as a leader and advocate. OEFFA has partnered with the Institute for Conservation Leadership (ICL) to offer a special leadership training for OEFFA members. Participants will learn about OEFFA's structure, policy priorities, and avenues for engagement, while learning effective advocacy strategies and broadly applicable leadership skills, that will benefit you in your own work, business, or volunteer efforts.

Cost and Registration: $35, includes light breakfast fare and lunch. Look for online registration and additional details this summer. To reserve your spot now, send a check made out to OEFFA, along with the names of all attendees, addresses, phone numbers, and emails to OEFFA, Be the Change, 41 Croswell Rd., Columbus, OH 43214.

This event is presented by OEFFA as part of the 2019 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted in the tour brochure. For more information about all events in the series, go to www.oeffa.org.

Location:
OEFFA Office
41 Croswell Rd.
Columbus, OH 43214

Contact:
Milo Petruziello / (614) 421-2022 /

http://www.oeffa.org

 

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