Monthly Archives: October 2011

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Farm Open House Events Part III

More events you might be interested in! If you attend any of these – send me an email and tell me about it: [email protected] Riley Livestock Facility – Cattle Handling Facility When: Saturday, October 29th at 10:30am What: Tour Taylor Clay Riley’s custom livestock handling facility. His facility is made to comfortably handle calves when […]

Farm Open House Events – Part II

A few more events coming up soon that you should check out! Bluebird Farm When: Sunday, Oct 16th. 2:30 – 5pm What: Farm tour and potluck. “We will focus on the construction of a hydraulic ram pump system, low tech portable watering system, and production techniques for pastured broilers and hogs: improvements, mistakes, challenges, and […]

Workshops and Open Farm Events in the Western Piedmont, Part I

As the 2011 RAFI Farmer grant cycle draws to a close, folks are busy finishing their projects and organizing outreach events. One of the commitments that grantees make when receiving a grant is that they will find a way to share best practices and lessons learned with other farmers. Often they create events that are […]