Mitigate climate impacts, enrich soil health, and grow yields
Date, Time, & Location
Friday, March 6, 2020
8:30 am to 2:30 pm
Monora Park Pavilion,
500 Mono Park Drive,
Brought to you by the Headwaters Food & Farming Alliance (HFFA), Hear how three local farmers are taking on the challenges of a changing climate, to better sequester carbon and keep their soil healthy. By sharing their experiences, failures and successes in changing farming practices through no till, crop cover, crop rotation, grazing, these speakers show how it is possible to use fewer inputs, save money and increase yields on your farm.
- Brett Israel, 3Gen Organics, Wallenstein
- Gillian Flies, The New Farm, Creemore
- Mike Swidersky, intensive grazing farm, Melancthon
Meet representatives from the Credit Valley, Nottawasaga Valley and Grand River Conservation Authorities and your local municipalities' climate change specialists.
Tickets are $25. The cost includes a local lunch sponsored by 3Gen Organics
Learn how to build resilience and develop soils on your farm that can better withstand extreme weather events, while growing yields.
Who Should Attend?
Farmers and land managers, large and small, conventional and organic, livestock, cash croppers, DFA, OFA, EFAO, NFU, CFFO COG, OSCIA, conservation authorities, and anyone concerned with soil health.