OSU Small Farms events https://extension.oregonstate.edu/ OSU Extension Service - Small Farms events en Growing Veteran Agripreneurs https://extension.oregonstate.edu/smallfarms/southern/events/growing-veteran-agripreneurs-0 [Wed, Mar 10, 2021 5:00 pm - Sun, Oct 10, 2021 5:00 pm] <p><strong>Growing Veteran Agripreneurs </strong> </p>&#13; &#13; <p>This beginning farmer training program is  designed for veterans interested in pursuing careers in small-scale<br />&#13; agriculture.  The program runs March 10 to October 10, 2021.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Application and registration are due: March 5, 2021.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Participants will gain theoretical and practical knowledge through classes, local farm tours and one-on-one mentoring.<br />&#13; Activities cover all phases of a farming season including cultivation, direct seeding, transplanting &amp; harvesting. </p>&#13; &#13; <ul><li><strong>Part 1: </strong> 'Exploring the Small Farm Dream'.  Taught on line in March, is a beginning farmer 3-class training. The aim of this course is to assist those considering a small-scale commercial farming operation learn what it takes to start and manage a farm business.</li>&#13; <li><strong>Part 2:</strong> Site Visits. The GVA coordinator will visit your property three times ...</li></ul> Wed, 10 Mar 2021 17:00:00 -0800 Oregon State University Extension Service Growing Veteran Agripreneurs https://extension.oregonstate.edu/smallfarms/southern/events/growing-veteran-agripreneurs-1 [Wed, Mar 10, 2021 5:00 pm - Sun, Oct 10, 2021 8:00 pm] <p><strong>Growing Veteran Agripreneurs </strong> </p>&#13; &#13; <p>GVA is a beginning farmer training program designed for veterans interested in pursuing careers in small-scale agriculture.  The program runs March 22 to mid-October 2021.  To complete an application and read more information, visit the <a href="https://growingagripreneurs.com/">program webpage</a>.  Application and registration are due by March 19, 2021. Grant funding allows a low cost for the season of $50.   </p>&#13; &#13; <p>Participants will gain theoretical and practical knowledge through classes, local farm tours and one-on-one mentoring.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Activities cover all phases of a farming season including cultivation, direct seeding, transplanting &amp; harvesting. </p>&#13; &#13; <ul><li><strong>Part 1: </strong> 'Exploring the Small Farm Dream', is a beginning farmer 3-class training. Taught Mondays, March 22<sup>nd</sup>, 29<sup>th</sup>, and April 5<sup>th</sup>Mondays, March 22<sup>nd</sup>, 29<sup>th</sup>, and ...</li></ul> Wed, 10 Mar 2021 17:00:00 -0800 Oregon State University Extension Service Eat winter vegetables https://extension.oregonstate.edu/mg/metro/events/eat-winter-vegetables [Tue, May 11, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm] <p>Join the Multnomah County Master Gardener Association's Speaker Series as Lane Selman, Oregon State University, presents Eat Winter Vegetables. Lane will talk about the exciting work of the Eat Winter Vegetables Project and shares ideas on what to grow, variety selection, seed sources, planting dates, recipes and other resources.<br /><br />&#13; Lane Selman grew up on a citrus farm her Sicilian great-grandparents planted in 1919 on Florida's space coast. She studied Agronomy (BS) and Entomology (MS) at University of Florida before moving to Oregon in 2000. Lane is a Professor of Practice at Oregon State University where she has worked with organic vegetable and grain farmers, managed collaborative research projects, and planned outreach events for 15 years. In 2011, Lane created the ...</p> Tue, 11 May 2021 19:00:00 -0700 Oregon State University Extension Service