Wednesday, July 21, 2010 from 5 - 7pm
Adam's Berry Farm ē Burlington, VT
Free for VOF farmers and VV&BGA members, $10 for NOFA-VT members, $15 non-members
This workshop will focus on organic production of strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. Adama Hausman has been growing these fruits commercially for over a decade on several acres in Burlington's Intervale. He will describe his high tunnel production, field management, variety selection, pest and disease control, pruning and marketing strategies.
Also attending this workshop will be participants of a meeting hosted by UVM and funded by the Northeast IPM Center, which will include extension small fruit specialists, entomologists, pathologists, technical advisers, and nematologists. Come pick their brains!
Adamís Berry Farm is a thriving community-oriented, certified organic farm that grows 20 varieties of strawberries, 10 varieties of blueberries, and 4 varieties of raspberries, all sold within a ten-mile radius of the farm.
Directions to Adamís Berry Farm, Burlington:
From Riverside Ave in Burlington, turn down Intervale Rd and drive 1 mile to the farm on your left. Look for the berry signs (past Gardeners Supply and Intervale Compost.)
Parking: Please park on the left as you enter the farm.
Questions? Vern Grubinger 802-257-7967 x303 or Wendy Sue Harper 802-434-4122 x21
Sponsored by: University of Vermont Extension, the Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association, Vermont Organic Farmers / NOFA-VT, and the Risk Management Agency, which provides sound risk management solutions for farmers, see: www.rma.usda.gov
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