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Growing Growers Workshop - Introduction to Small Fruit Production

When:

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:

Powell Gardens- Education Barn
1609 NW US Hwy 50, , , Kingsville MO map...

Description:

Growing Growers program is an apprenticeship program sponsored by the K-State Research and Extension, University of Missouri Extension, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension, Cultivate Kansas City and Kansas City Food Circle. Apprentices work on local, sustainably-run farms, where they experience the day-to-day operations of a farm. The apprenticeship program gives new farmers/growers an opportunity to receive hands-on experience. They attend workshops and farm tours, meet new and experienced farmers, receive textbooks and on-the-job and formal training from their host farmers.

Session topic:

The workshop will cover basic principals of production of Blueberries, Blackberries and Strawberries. It will also cover a new invasive pest-spotted wing drosophila.

Registration
deadline:

6/11/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

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