April 1 through October 1 Class Schedule
Beginning farmers interested in pursuing a farming career will have the opportunity to experience a farming seasona nd receive direct consultation on their own projects.
LIVING ON YOUR LAND, April 5, 2014; 9 am - 5 pm
4th Annual Land Stewardship Conference.
The Art and Science of Keeping Bees in the Rogue Valley
April 19, Saturday
9 am to 4 pm
Sponsored by the Southern Oregon Beekeepers Association. Register with SOBA
Goals of the Small Farm Program:
The goal of the Small Farms program is to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of small farms by employing appropriate scale production and marketing techniques. Objectives include working with small acreage landowners to improve stewardship practices, emphasizing land management, soil and water quality, as well as small farm alternative and specialty marketing through the creation and enhancement of local and regional food systems and farm direct marketing channels.
MORE SMALL FARMS INFORMATION
Information about the
Note: Partial scholarships are available for some classes and programs. Please inquire with the small farms program. Scholarship Application for OSU Small Farms
Rogue Farm Corps
Often partners with OSU Extension Small Farms, sharing the goal of farming education.
About Maud Powell: Maud has an M.A. from Antioch University Seattle in Environment and Community Studies, and received her B.A. from Swarthmore College in Comparative Religion. She and her husband have owned and operated Wolf Gulch Farm, a small diversified vegetable and seed farm, in the Little Applegate Valley, for ten years. Maud worked for four years as the Project Manager for the Siskiyou Sustainable Cooperative, and currently coordinates their Community Supported Agriculture Program. Maud is passionate about reinvigorating rural communities by strengthening local economies and increasing food and fiber production.
For any further information contact:
Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center
569 Hanley Road
Central Point , OR 97502
(541) 776-7371 x208