Small Farm School set for July
Small Farm School, an educational program for beginning small-acreage farmers, is accepting registrations for its July 12 event at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City.
Small Farm School is aimed at beginning small-scale commercial farmers in the Willamette Valley. Workshop topics include poultry and fowl, fruit and vegetables, marketing, leasing farm land, pasture, fencing and small farm tools and equipment.
Featured presenters include Woody Lane of Lane Livestock Services, Josh Volk of Slow Hand Farm and Dave Holderread of the Holderread Waterfowl Farm and Preservation Center.
Small Farm School is a collaboration between OSU Extension, Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, Clackamas Community College, Rogue Farm Corps and Friends of Family Farmers.
Early bird registration is open through June 27. There is a $75 registration fee for adults and $50 for youth 13-18 with an adult. Registration covers class materials, morning refreshments and lunch.
Pre-registration is required. Class offerings and online registrations will be available through July 5 at: http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/small-farm-school.