Organic Seed Alliance Online Organic Seed Course to help experienced farmers pass on their seed knowledge to beginning farmer.
Orientation on August 15th at 11:00 a.m. PST to answer questions and walk through the online course materials and schedule. Free.
The six-part webinar series is being held throughout the 2016 growing season. Each webinar is led by OSA and other organic seed experts, and focuses on basic skills needed for growing and producing organic seed. Webinars are held at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (12:00 p.m. Mountain, 1:00 p.m. Central, 2:00 p.m. Eastern) on the third Tuesday of each month through November:
• July 19th | Webinar Series #2: Trials and Selection
• August 16th | Webinar Series #3: Diseases and Pests, Case Study
• September 20th | Webinar Series #4: Seed Quality, Harvesting Techniques, and Equipment
• October 18th | Webinar Series #5: Cleaning and Record Keeping, Case Study
• November 15th | Webinar Series #6: Seed Contracting, Economics, and Policy
Contact OSA's Jared Zystro with general questions here.
Film: SEED: The Untold Story, October 14-21, at the Myrna Loy Center in Helena SEED: The Untold Story is an award winning, beautifully shot documentary about the dramatic loss of seed diversity and the future of our food, from the filmmakers behind Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? The film features seed heroes Dr. Jane Goodall, Vandana Shiva, and Winona LaDuke, and is executive produced by Marisa Tomei, Marc Turtletaub (Little Miss Sunshine), and Phil Fairclough (Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams).
For tickets, visit facebook.com/events/554408168086846/ #SEEDTheUntoldStory
Northern Plains Resource Council Soil Summit
Saturday, October 15, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Billings Hotel and Convention Center
(soon to be Red Lion)
Cost: $35 for members, $45 for non-members.
For more information, visit https://www.northernplains.org/soil-summit-2016/
An Evening Reception With Fred Kirschenmann and Michael Shuman
Thursday, October 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the GranTree Inn in Bozeman
Join members of the Grow Montana Food Policy Coalition to meet and talk face-to-face with nationally recognized sustainable agriculture expert Fred Kirschenmann and award-winning economist Michael Shuman. This fundraising event is sponsored by Grow Montana and National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT). All proceeds from the reception will benefit the coalition’s policy work with the 2017 Montana legislative session.
The recommended donation for the reception is $50 per person, and you can click here to register for this exciting evening.
For more information, contact Travis McAdam at email@example.com or 406-494-4572.
2016 Governor's Food and Agriculture Summit
October 28-29, 2016 at Montana State University, Strand Union Building
751 W Grant Street, Bozeman MT 59717
This Grow Montana Food Policy Coalition event will provide an opportunity for Montanans who care about the state's food economy to come together, share information, and strategize about the next 10 years of work in the state. Visit their website at: https://www.ncat.org/events/
Towne’s Harvest Garden 10th Anniversary Celebration
October 29, 2016, 5:00 pm
Strand Union Ballroom A ~ 751 W Grant Street ~ Bozeman, Montana ~
Doors and cash bar open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. After dinner, we will have a program update and live music from the Dirt Farmers until 9 p.m.
TICKETS: $10 per student
$25 per non-student adult
If you have questions regarding this event, please contact Teale Harden at 805-835-2944 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mother Earth News Online Summit: Practical Skills for Modern Homesteading
Free 7-day webinar starting October 31, 2016
For more info, visit http://try.thegrownetwork.com/menhs2016fall/
Organic Connections Conference and Trad Show: Organics Resilience in a Time of Change
Regina, Sask, Canada
November 3 -5, 2016
Visit http://saskorganics.org/event/organic-connections-organics-resilience-time-change/ for more information.
Farm to Market Conference, Wyoming Dept of Ag and WU Laramie County Extension
November 11 - 12, 2016, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Save the Date for MOA's 14th Annual Conference
MOA's 2016 Conference will be held December 1-3, 2016, at Flathead Valley Community College. Featuring keynote speaker John P. Reganold, Regents Professor of Soil Science & Agroecology at Washington State University.
Mark your calendars today and check back soon for details.
Organic Seed Alliance's Organicology Conference
February 2-4, 2016 in Portland, OR
Learn more at http://seedalliance.org/
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