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November 2019

Farm Workshop: Value-Added Products De-mystified

November 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SAHC Community Farm, 180 Mag Sluder Road
Alexander, NC 28701 United States
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Free

During this workshop, participants will have a chance to tour SAHC’s recently certified, updated commercial-grade kitchen in action. The kitchen portion of the Education Center at our Community Farm provides a resource for farmers in our Farm Incubator Program and other community members to prepare value-added products. Not sure what you want to produce? The SAHC V.A.K. (Value Added Kitchen) is an affordable option if you are wanting to test products as well! According to the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture,…

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Farm Workshop: Season Extension

November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SAHC Community Farm, 180 Mag Sluder Road
Alexander, NC 28701 United States
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$20

Farm Workshop: Extending the Growing Season When: Thursday, November 21 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm Where: SAHC Community Farm Are you interested in learning more about growing crops during the colder months? Join Christina Newhouse, WNC Agriculture and High Tunnel Specialist as she discusses season extension. In this informative workshop, you will learn how to extend your growing and marketing seasons while making more money. We will start in the classroom, discussing cool-season crop production, varietal selection, and how daylight hours affect…

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Farm Workshop: Assessment and Design – Farm Planning in WNC 2019

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SAHC Community Farm, 180 Mag Sluder Road
Alexander, NC 28701 United States
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$50

When: Sunday, November 24 from 1 to 4 pm Where: SAHC Community Farm in Alexander, NC This year we have an exciting opportunity to expand our Farm Planning and Design workshop with more hands-on experience. Last year, SAHC purchased a 35-acre property adjoining our Community Farm, and we will be using this land to expand conservation and agriculture projects, including Farmer Incubator Program operations. In this hands-on iteration of our popular farm planning workshop, attendees will join Community Farm Manager…

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