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Eco Farm Day 2015

Time: February 28, 2015 all day
Location: Ramada Inn
Street: 805 Brookdale Avenue
City/Town: Cornwall, Ontario K6J 4P3
Website or Map: http://www.cornwallramada.com
Phone: 1-888-900-5762
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa-St Lawrence-Outaouais Chapter
Latest Activity: Jan 12, 2015

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Presented by the Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa-St Lawrence-Outaouais Chapter (COG-OSO) in partnership with Organic Meadow and the Bauta Initiative on Seed Security

Keynote address: Healthy Land, Healthy People, Healthy Profits: Using Holistic Management for Sustainable Agriculture, delivered by Tony McQuail, educator with the Holistic Management Institute and farmer since 1973 at Meeting Place Organic Farm in southern Ontario

Featuring a dynamic range of workshops on topics related to Livestock Production, Field Crops, Market Growers, and much more:

  • scaling up the market farm - increasing profits and sustainability
  • organic certification - proposed alternative models for small-scale farmers
  • crop rotations, cover crops and weed management in organic field crops
  • organic pasture management optimizing animal health AND farm profits
  • root cellars - extending the fruit/vegetable market season 
  • organic pastured pork - adding breeding stock to your organic farm
  • open pollinated corn - growing and adapting varieties for organic farms
  • growing and marketing organic medicinal herbs in the Outaouais region
  • value added products from goat and sheep milk
  • organic beehive management techniques
  • and more

Registration is $60 (before Feb 14) or $75 at the door, with a $10 discount for COG and Organic Meadows members. A sliding scale down to $25 is available for limited-income individuals.

Registration includes a trade show with over 50 booths and a buffet lunch featuring local organic farm products. There is simultaneous translation into French of the keynote presentation and three workshops.

More information and updates at: 

internet: ecofarmday.ca

facebook: facebook.com/cogosochapter 

phone: 613-244-4000 ext.4 

email: ecofarmday@cog.ca

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