Small Farms Events
Join the Washington County Master Gardener Association's Speaker Series as Ezequiel Lopez-Reyes, OSU Extension Open Campus & Juntos Coordinator for Washington County, presents: "Hot Peppers! From seed to salsa."
Ezequiel will provide information about the planting and growing process of peppers, and how it relates to Latin culture. He will focus on tips to effectively grow peppers, including the pinching process, when to plant your peppers outdoors, and how to use peppers in the kitchen.
Ezequiel Lopez-Reyes immigrated to the United States as a child alongside his parents from Michoacan, Mexico. He grew up in Cornelius, Oregon, which he still calls home. Ezequiel currently works with Latino families and students in Washington County to help prepare them for life after ...Read full story.
Online - 9:00am - 12pm - Stay after 12:00pm for open discussions
Learn about various dry farming research trial results, how to get involved with the DFC, and connect with other growers!
Please register to let us know if you can attend this virtual meeting. Even if you cannot attend, please complete the registration process, and we will provide you with all meeting materials including the meeting recording, future opportunities to connect with meeting participants, and more ways to get involved with the Dry Farming Collaborative.
For more information about the Dry Farming Collaborative and OSU Dry Farming Project visit the Dry Farming project website.Read full story.
Blueberry Pruning Workshop (English language)
Date: Saturday, February 25
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Woodburn, OR
Cost: $5 - Scholarships are available
At this workshop, participants will learn the importance of and how to properly prune blueberry plants. Andrea Retano with OSU Extension is the instructor and the event is for farmers that would like to practice with an expert and get hands-on experience.
The event will be held at the Schott Family Farm in Woodburn and there will be time to learn more about their operation and tour the farm.
We recommend dressing warm and with boots in case of rain and mud. If you have a pair of hand pruners, please bring them with you.
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