March 11 & 12, 2010 Brenham, TX
Hosted by: HOMEsweetFARM
Join us for this two-day event designed to help new and experienced growers get the job done. Network and meet with experts in the field for technical discussions and then experience hands-on farm tours and training to deepen your understanding. Lunch includes seasonal surprises prepared by some of the leading Texas chefs promoting local food…
Network and get connected! Market Managers and Distributors can recruit new farmers, expand your local food market and buy direct from family farms in the community.
are in a classroom setting with technical discussions on diversified vegetable farming, disease and pest controls, variety selection, soil biology, organic certification, nutrient density and more.
Afternoon sessions will be in the field at HOMEsweetFARM, a 22 acre diversified CSA vegetable farm serving the Houston area. Hands-on applications covering tractor horse power on the farm, greenhouse production, bed preparation, soil amendments, cover crops, rotational grazing, irrigation, equipment, planting techniques, distribution, customer care and much more.
Includes a local/organic lunch filled with seasonal surprises prepared by
Chef Joe Apa of T’afia, Houston
Chef Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due, Austin