New Grower Study Circle: Southern Allegheny Hub

Join the Southern Allegheny Establishing Farmer Study Circle Network for an evening focusing on "Hiring the Best Employees for Your Farm Operation".

Date and Location

When (Date/Time)

April 3, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Study circles allow you to learn from experienced farmers and experts, and compare notes with your peers. The meetings are free for farmers and open to all interested persons.


There is no charge for this program. Walk-ins are welcome, but preregistration is suggested.

What to Bring

  • A question related to hiring farm labor
  • A pot luck dish to share with the group

Discussion Topics

This circle will focus on farm labor, and discussion points will include:

  • Hiring and keeping qualified farm employees
  • Temporary farm labor

This study circle will include an informal discussion over a potluck meal, and will be led by growers Tony Ricci and Mark Boyer. Tony will join us from Green Heron Farm, a five acre farm producing organic vegetables, small fruits, flowers, and herbs. Mark will join us from Ridgetop Orchards, a 500+ acre orchard operation that has many year round and seasonal employees.


Registration for this event is closed.

Contact Information



717-334-6271 x321