Events

At the New Society Publishers booth at the Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair, demonstrating how to string weave tomatoes.
Photo Ingrid Witvoet/New Society

Pam’s speaking events fall-winter 2017 (Updated 6/20/17)

 

June 10-11, 2017 Mother Earth News Vermont, Burlington http://www.motherearthnewsfair.com/

Workshops: Cold Hardy Winter Vegetables Saturday 6/10/17 11.00 to 12.00 noon at the Yanmar Sustainable Agriculture Stage

Followed by book-signing at the Mother Earth News Bookstore 12.00 – 12.30 pm.

Producing Asian Greens Sunday 6/11 /17 3.30-4.30 pm at the Heirloom Gardener Stage.

Demos of Tomato String-weaving with a table-top model at Booth 2611  (New Society Publishers) near the Mother Earth News Stage

Saturday 10-10.30 am, 3-3.30 am

Sunday ,10-10.30 am, 11-11.30 am, 2-2.30 pm


September 8-9 2017 Heritage Harvest Festival, Charlottesville, VA.

http://www.heritageharvestfestival.com 

Premium Workshop Friday September 8 Growing Sweet Potatoes from Start to Finish. Tickets $20

Handouts.

Booksigning.


 

Last year’s banner, get the dates right!

November 3-5, 2017, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, Durham, NC

https://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/sac/

Workshops:

Friday morning, 70 minute workshop in the horticulture intensive: Sequential Crop Planning for Cool Season Vegetables in a High Tunnel

Sunday 2.5 hour session: Year Round Hoophouse Vegetable Production

How to grow varied and plentiful winter greens for cooking and salads; turnips, radishes and scallions. How to get continuous harvests and maximize use of this valuable space, including transplanting indoors from outdoors in the fall. The workshop includes tips to help minimize unhealthy levels of nitrates in cold weather with short days. Late winter uses can include growing bare-root transplants for planting outdoors in spring.
How to use the summer hoophouse for early warm weather crops that struggle outdoors because of temperature, bugs, or diseases. What to do with the hoophouse in high summer if you don’t want to continue with tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, melons and squash. Besides food crops, consider seeds, cover crops, flowers, and cover crops for soil improvement. How to cool the hoophouse and how to use the opportunity to tackle soil-borne diseases or improve the soil. Also consider other non-growing uses like seed drying and storage.

Handouts

Book signing


Midweek January 2018 Virginia Association for Biological Farming  Applying


January 17-20, 2018 Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference http://www.ssawg.org Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee. . Registration: http://www.ssawg.org/registration

Applying


February 7-10, 2018 Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Farming for the Future Conference

State College, PA https://www.pasafarming.org/events/conference

Fall and Winter Hoophouses
How to grow varied and plentiful winter greens for cooking and salads; turnips, radishes and scallions. How to get continuous harvests and maximize use of this valuable space, including transplanting indoors from outdoors in the fall. The workshop includes tips to help minimize unhealthy levels of nitrates in cold weather with short days. Late winter uses can include growing bare-root transplants for planting outdoors in spring.
Spring and Summer Hoophouses
Use the summer hoophouse for hot weather crops that struggle outdoors because of temperature or bugs! As well as food crops, consider seeds, cover crops, flowers, and cover crops for soil improvement.As well as heat-loving crops, this presentation discusses cooling the hoophouse; using the opportunity to tackle soil-borne diseases or improve the soil and other uses like seed drying and storage.

Handouts

Book signing