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Perennial Roots Farm - Permaculture Profits:

April 28, 2017

10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Perennial Roots Farm, 23345 Decormis Street, Accomac, Virginia 23301

Permaculture Profits: Integrating Specialty Crop Production & Livestock Management

On-Farm Workshop presented by Future Harvest's Foodshed Field School, VSU Small Farms Outreach, and the Eastern Shore RC&D

Join us at Perennial Roots Farm on Virginia’s Eastern Shore to learn about permaculture, special­ty crop production, and integrated pasture management. Owners Stewart Lundy and Natalie McGill will share their experience raising vegetables, flowers, eggs, and meat for local markets.

VSU Extension agent Patrick Johnson will discuss his research utilizing permaculture in inten­sive vegetable production. We will also offer an optional hands-on barrel composting work­shop. Be prepared for hands-on work with gloves and muck boots. The educational program will be followed by a potluck lunch.

Fee: Yes

For more information contact:

Tickets are $10 for FHCASA members and $15 for non-members. Register online at: prfieldday.eventbrite.com
or by contacting Niamh Shortt at niamh@futureharvestcasa.org.

  For scholarship information, or more information about this event contact Josephine Mooney: Esrcdc.projectsdirector@gmail.com
of by phone at: 757-710-7266

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