Events

Workshops, conferences, and events in sustainable and organic agriculture, community food systems, and policy, mostly throughout 13 states in the Southern Region of the United States.

On-farm Workshop at Coldwater Gardens [FL]

Join Florida Organic Growers (FOG) for a great day of learning about Shiitake mushroom cultivation methods, diversifying your farm products and activities, how NRCS can help fund your farm's High Tunnel, and much more at the upcoming  on-farm workshop Thursday, June 11th from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Coldwater Gardens in Milton!

FOG will be joined by the Coldwater Gardens crew, Slow Food Gulf Coast, NRCS, and Santa Rosa County Extension to present a day of hands on learning and networking.

Workshop registration cost is just $10 and includes a delicious garden lunch prepared by Chef Lindy Howell. 

Workshop Schedule:
8:30 - 9:45 a.m. - Registration 
10 - 10:30 a.m. - Welcome and farm tour!
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. - On-farm diversity: benefits and value-added activities for your farm! 
11:30 am - 12:15 p.m. - Shiitake mushroom production and cultivation
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. - LUNCH with Chef Lindy Howell
1:15 - 2:30 p.m. - EQIP Program for season extension:  High Tunnels - Why and How to get one from your Farm! - presented by Trent Matthews, Santa Rosa NRCS
2:30 -3 p.m. - Q&A