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Rogue Valley Seed Farm Tour Series

Jun 22, 2023

[22 June 5 October 2023]

Rogue Valley Seed Farm Tour Series will be held on the 4th Thursdays this summer.

  1. First Tour: Hardy Seeds Farm
    Thursday, June 22, 2023, 5:30-7:30 pm
  2. Second Tour: White Oak Farm
    Thursday, July 27, 2023, 5:30-7:30 pm * This tour has been rescheduled for October 5, 2023
  3. Third Tour: Wandering Fields
    Thursday, August 24, 2023, 5:30-7:30 pm
  4. Fourth Tour: Feral Farm Seeds
    Thursday, September 28, 2023, 5:30-7:30 pm

Farm addresses and directions will be provided upon registration.

Presented by: Southern Oregon Seed Growers Association, OSU Small Farms, Cultivate Oregon, and funded by Western SARE.

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Military Veteran Farm Tour: Sunwave Farms

Sep 29, 2023

[29 September 2023]

For Veterans who are currently farming or hoping to! An opportunity to learn, share, and network.

Come learn about Dahlias! From cuttings and seed, greenhouse and field grown. Then join for an optional potluck and farmer to farmer networking.

Farm website: Sunwave Farms on Facebook

Please remember these events are for Veterans and/or partners to Veterans only, those who are farming, managing farms, or are interested in getting started in farming.

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Get Yer Goat - Goat Education Day

Sep 30, 2023

[30 September 2023]

Saturday, September 30, 2023
9:00am - 4:00pm

Classes currently scheduled are You Have Bred Your Goat What's Next? Fertility, Soap Making, Making Lotion, Health Care, Fecal Testing, Kidding Problems, and Cheesemaking (3-hour class, no additional cost.

Arrive for check in 8:30-8:45 a.m. Get Yer Goat is a full day of classes for both novice and experienced goat owners. A lunch is included with the event fee (both vegetarian and meat options). This event is a collaborative effort between OSU Extension Small Farms and the Rogue Valley Dairy Goat Association.

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Regional Farm Tour and Networking at Goodfoot Farm

Oct 1, 2023

[1 October 2023]

A farm tour and networking opportunity for regional farmers and ranchers. Goodfoot Farm, a small family farm located in the Hoskins area of Kings Valley, Oregon (20 miles NW of Corvallis). A certified Biodynamic, diversified fruit and vegetable market farm that integrates livestock. They sell through a CSA and at the Corvallis Farmers Market.

We will gather at 2:00pm for a farm tour, followed by time to socialize over an optional potluck.

OSU Extension Services prohibits discrimination in all it's program, services, activities, and materials. For accommodation requests please contact Teagan Moran, 541-713-5011 Teagan.moran@oregonstate.edu

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Living on the Land

Oct 2, 2023

[230 October 2023]

Join the OSU Small Farms Program for this informational series for rural landowners new to managing small-acreage farms or properties.

Specific topics covered include:
October 2
  • Plan For Your Land
  • Learn about the areas soil and ecosystems and how these natural resources affect the plans you make for your land. A planning guide template will be provided.
October 9
  • Land Resiliency & Weed Management
  • Discuss regenerative and climate smart practices and gain knowledge about managing common problem weeds.
October 16
  • Woodlands & Watersheds
  • Get an overview of how healthy trees grow and how to manage them through the years. Learn about the Mid-Willamette watershed and caring for streamside areas on your property.
October 23
  • Rural Water Maintenance
  • Discover ways to ...
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