Manage your Soils for High Soil Quality Workshop September 13
Posted: July 29, 2014
This workshop Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM will cover soil texture, aggregate stability, soil biology, cover crops and compost. Don’t miss this opportunity to delve into soil quality with hands on assessments. Hear what works on the farm.
Great Bend Farm is a diversified family farm located along the Schuylkill River in Port Clinton, PA. They specialize in sustainably grown vegetables, specialty cut flowers, hay, and heritage pigs. Farmer Sara Runkel has eighteen years of experience farming throughout the region and started Great Bend Farm in 2012, with her husband Andy Dohner. They have a growing winter CSA program filling the important niche for local all winter long. As the prior director of the Seed Farm new farmer training, Sara is an accomplished and inspiring teacher.
This workshop is part of the Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production series. No pre-registration is necessary. Location 417 Broad St. Port Clinton, PA 19549. Walk-in fee is $15 ($5 for apprentices). For more information visit Start Farming Workshop website or call Tianna DuPont (610) 746-1970.