I’m home from the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association conference, and I had a great time. There were 1200 attendees and this was their 30th anniversary! I gave two workshops: Cold-hardy Winter Vegetables and Succession Planting for Continuous Vegetable Harvests, which I updated and you can view here:
I attended three good workshops by Steve Moore (High Tunnels/hoophouses), Ellen Polishuk (Coaxing more profit from your farm) and Laura Lengnick (Resilient Agriculture). It’s nice to have enough time at an event to attend other farmers’ workshops.
The November/December Growing for Market magazine is out. This double issue has 28 pages, with my article on succession planting in the winter hoophouse, and other articles on ginger, farm finances, and diseases in the winter flower greenhouse.
Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference
Lexington Convention Center ~ Lexington, Kentucky
You can see the full conference program with session descriptions at: http://www.ssawg.org/2016-conference-program
Pre-Conference Courses and Field Trips: January 27-28, 2016
General Conference: January 29-30, 2016
Visit www.ssawg.org for complete details
Intensive Vegetable Production on a Small Scale
Friday, January 29, 9:45 – 11:00
I’ll also be signing books on Thursday evening January 28, 7-8.30pm