University of Vermont

The Women's Agricultural Network

Calendar Event

Summer Field Days: Pasture Management, Livestock Integration & Agroforestry Systems (2-Day Event 6/1 & 6/2)

Jun 1, 2019
9:30 am to 2:00 pm
Wild Roots Farm, 195 Harvey Rd., Bristol, VT

COST: $20 for one day only, $35 for both days

Grass farmers, homesteaders and growers are invited to join Wild Roots Farm Vermont,Jennifer Colby from Howling Wolf Farm, and Mark Krawczyk from Valley Clayplain Forest Farm, for an in depth look at pastures, soil and agroforestry systems.

This gathering is intended to inform community members about various methods for building a robust soil network that support grazinglivestock, food production, and bio-diversity. There will be time spent in a classroom setting as well as in the field, observing and interacting with living systems.

Saturday 6/1: Jenn and Jon will lead pasture walks through Wild Roots to discuss grazing/rest periods, pasture management, soil building and habitat restoration.
Sunday 6/2: Mark will lead apasture walk through Valley Clayplain, that demonstrates a working agroforestry system and forest farm.

CONTACT: Pre-registration is preferredand can be done by contacting Jon at If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. There will be a potluck style lunch, so please bring a dish to share

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