Upcoming Classes/Events

Agritourism Best Management Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cornell is hosting a session on Agritourism Best Management Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic on Friday, September 4 at 12:00 pm. This hour long webinar will provide a brief overview of the Best Management Practices necessary for following NYS Guidance.  Q&A from Cornell faculty and farmers will follow the presentation.

 

To register or for more information:

https://enych.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=1457

 

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Soulfire Farm 3D Virtual Skill-share Series:


September 3, 5:00-6:00pm Medicinal Herbs
September 17, 5:00-6:00pm Agroforestry
September 24, 5:00-6:00pm Soil Health
October 7, 5:00-6:00pm Mushroom Cultivation
October 15, 5:00-6:00pm Greenhouse Guidance

The 3D series is a multilingual and multidimensional workshop series designed for B.I.P.O.C. (Black, Indigenous, &/or People of Color) to deepen skills in specific farming and homesteading practices in a culturally relevant, supportive and joyful environment.
Click titles for workshop information, to register or visit 
https://www.soulfirefarm.org/food-sovereignty-education/3d/
 

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Cornell Small Farms Online Courses:

 

Cornell Small Farms Program has announced a new slate of online courses for the fall, featuring new courses and learning opportunities. The program offers more than 20 online courses to help farmers improve their technical and business skills. New topics include “Reading the Land,” “Beef Cattle Management,” and “Social Media & Online Marketing.” https://smallfarms.cornell.edu/online-courses/

Archived webinars for Farmers. Covering topics like Farm Energy, Farm Finances, Land Access, Marketing, and Vegetable Production: https://smallfarms.cornell.edu/resources/webinars/webinars-for-farmers/
 

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American Farmland Trust "Farming in a Pandemic" video series

 

In this web series from American Farmland Trust, they sit down (over video) with small farmers and food system workers from across the country to talk about how the coronavirus crisis is impacting their farms, markets and lives. You may recognize several local faces:

Episode 4 features Michael Hurwitz from NYC Greenmarket Farmers Markets
Episode 8 features Featherbed Lane Farm owner, and AFT's own, Tim Biello 
Episode 11 features Lee Hennessy and Moxie Ridge Farm


The entire series can be found at: 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6kH004Kij1ICAjG9qYccYU7bMZo550OM

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