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Eco Farm Day 2016: From Soil to Table

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Eco Farm Day 2016: From Soil to Table

Time: February 20, 2016 all day
Location: Ramada Inn
Street: 805 Brookdale Ave
City/Town: Cornwall, ON
Website or Map: http://www.cornwallramada.com
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa-St Lawrence-Outaouais Chapter
Latest Activity: Jan 19, 2016

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Presented by Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa - St Lawrence - Outaouais Chapter

Keynote presenter: John Montague of Glen Road Organics, holistic soil consultant certified by The Soil Foodweb Inc, with training at Rodale Institute, University of Guelph and Dr Elaine Ingham at Soil Foodweb Inc. 

Keynote presentation: "How Nature Feeds Plants". John will look at essential biology within the soil ecosystem, what they do and how in order to provide fertility to plants. John advocates for feeding soil, not plants, in order to have healthy plants and yields.

Other topics include:

  • Mob Grazing and Season Extension
  • Practical examples of Holistic Management
  • Hops: from grower to brewer
  • Soil Analysis: Interpretation to Action
  • Treatment Free Beekeeping
  • Tips for Organic Record Keeping
  • Organic Seed Potato Production
  • Grazing multiple species of livestock together
  • Labour Management on the Market Farm
  • Direct Marketing Grains to Local Processors
  • Rocks for Crops

Registration fees and other details are listed on our website: www.ecofarmday.ca.

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