WINTER GREENHOUSE PRODUCTION OF ORGANIC VEGETABLES  IN THE NORTHEAST

A ONE-DAY, HOW-TO CONFERENCE

Saturday, December 11, 2004

STONE BARNS CENTER FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, N.Y. 10591

9:00 - 9:15           James Ford - Introduction To Stone Barns Center

9:15 - 10:00         Eliot Coleman - Greenhouse Growing Techniques

10:00 - 10:50      John Bartok - Options For Keeping The Greenhouse Warm

10:50 - 11:10      COFFEE BREAK

11:10 - 12:30      John Biernbaum - Light Levels, Low Temperatures, & Timing

12:30 - 1:30        LUNCH    Dan Barber - Year-round Chef-Grower Partnering

1:30  - 3:15          Experiences Of Northeast Winter Growers:
 
                               Pete Johnson - Building A Low-Cost Greenhouse
                               Lisa Turner - An Alternative-Fuel Heating System
                               Siri Beringer - Crop Varieties For The Winter Greenhouse

3:15 - 3:30          COFFEE BREAK

3:30 - 4:00          Jack & Shannon Algiere - Winter Production At Stone Barns

4:00 - 5:00          Tour of Stone Barns Greenhouse/ Hands-on demonstrations of new tillage, seeding,
                            and harvesting tools for the greenhouse grower (soon to be available from Johnny's.)

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:  Ellen Baum at:   (914)366-6200   EXT. 100  or www.stonebarnscenter.org

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