Small Farm School, an educational program for small-acreage farmers, is accepting registrations for its September 12th event at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City.
Small Farm School is aimed at beginning small-scale commercial farmers in the Willamette Valley. Workshop topics include poultry processing, no-till farming, winter vegetable crop planning, funding opportunities, land access, disaster preparedness, dry farming, soil health, renewable energy options and more. Featured presenters include Jen Aron of Blue Raven Farm, Mike Guebert of Terra Farma, and Mia Devine of Spark Northwest.
Small Farm School is a collaboration between OSU Extension, Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, Clackamas Community College, Friends of Family Farmers, and Rogue Farm Corps.
Early bird registration is open through August 30th. There is an $80 registration fee for adults, reduced registration for college students, and scholarships are available for Veteran farmers and Black, Indigenous, and Farmers of Color. Registration covers class materials, morning refreshments and lunch. Pre-registration is required. Class offerings and registration details can be found at: https://blogs.oregonstate.edu/smallfarmschool/.