Events

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Delhi, NY — every-other Tuesday — NEW GRANGE: Fortnightly Farm Club Meetings
New Grange gathers Catskills area farmers every two weeks for unscripted social, political, and practical engagements. There will be how-tos and a little rabble-rousing. Shop talk. Beer. Farmer things. We’re calling it New Grange because we don’t need to reinvent the wheel. Open to all farmers, farm workers, farm enthusiasts and activists. More info. http://bushelcollective.org/new-grange-fortnightly-farm-club-meetings/

 

Gordon, GA — October 21 — Young Farmer Mixer: Cook-out/Camp-out at Babe + Sage Farm 
5 p.m. to whenever we go to bed; Babe + Sage Farm, 1021 Nitrogen Road
Deep Roots Festival is the biggest event all year in Milledgeville!  If you’re coming in town for the events on Saturday, come camp out and cook out with us the night before. Moscow Mules and a bonfire are on the menu. More info.

Cortez, CO — October 22 — 2nd Annual Southwest Agriculture Seminar
Seminar from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.; food and beer from 4-8 p.m.
Join the High Desert Conservation District and Four Corners Farmers and Ranchers Coalition for a day packed with hands-on agricultural presentations followed by a social. Email travis.custer@highdesertconservation.org for more information.

Haddock, GA — October 28 — Crop Mob at Salamander Springs Farm (Milledgeville)
9 a.m. to Noon at Salamander Springs Farm, 178 Hitchcock Rd.
We’ll be helping Debbie get ready for The Gathering, Halloween, and her birthday on the farm! More info.

Concord, MA — November 4-6 — 6th Farm-Based Education National Gathering
This event will bring together food, farm and nutrition education practitioners to inspire their work, share tools, and glean new skills. More info.

Albuquerque, NM – November 9-11 — Quivira Coalition Annual Conference. 
Embassy Suites Hotel. All day.
Quivira’s 15th conference will tackle the urgent question: How can we transform our world by getting regenerative solutions implemented widely and quickly? Speakers will offer their answers from diverse perspectives, emphasizing leaders who are making a difference and real-world projects that are scaling up to effective levels.

Albuquerque, NM – November 10 — Career Connections @ the Quivira Conference. 
5:15-7 p.m. at Embassy Suites Hotel
This is an agricultural career fair that connects prospective employers and mentors in food and agriculture businesses and organizations. Co-hosted by Quivira’s New Agrarian Program and the Rio Grande Farmers Coalition.

Hartford, CT — November 10-12 — NESAWG’s 2016 It Takes a Region Conference
Earlybird registration for NESAWG’s 2016 It Takes a Region Conference is now open. The Conference, now in its 23rd year, brings together practitioners and professionals from across the Northeast to explore ideas to create a more sustainable and just farm and food system. More info.

Gordon, GA – Saturday, November 12 — Young Farmer Mixer – Homecoming
6 p.m. to whenever at Babe + Sage Farm, 1021 Nitrogen Road
Young Farmer Mixer – everyone welcome! This is our fall version of Farmer Prom. Time to get out your sparkle overalls … we might even have a homecoming king and queen this year! It’s a potluck: bring a dish and a drink to share. More info.

Dixon, NM – November 13 — Intergenerational Acequia Walk with Stanley Crawford, Basket Bob and Alex Pino
1 p.m.; Meet at Santa Fe Depot for carpool
Join us for an interpreted walk along the working waterways that nourish agriculture in northern New Mexico and learn about practical management, history, and the future of this storied institution. ‘Walking the ditch’ is a big part of managing this commons, and provides us a chance to discuss, inter-generationally, the work we face to keep this tradition alive. FREE, RSVP requested: events@agarariantrust.org

Santa Fe, NM – November 16-20 — Biodynamic Conference and Young Farmer Mixer
Santa Fe Convention Center
Join the Biodynamic Association and hundreds of other farmers, gardeners, educators, activists, and stewards for the 2016 Biodynamic Conference. Stay for the Young Farmer Mixer on November 17 at Santa Fe Farmers Market from 7-9pm. Hosted by the Biodynamic Association, NYFC, Rio Grande Farmers Coalition, Northern New Mexico Young Farmers Alliance, and Quivira Coalition. There will be music, food and drink. Free. More info.

Shepherdstown, WV — November 19 — Chainsaw Workshop 
At Green Gate Farm, 1665 Persimmon Ln
Time TBD. This workshop is hosted by the Tri-state NYFC chapter and led by Sustainable Solutions. The workshop will be followed by a potluck and bonfire.

North Stonington, CT — November 20 — Fall Shindig
12 – 3 p.m. at Terra Firma Farm, 564 Norwich Westerly Rd.