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Introduction to Forest Farming: Everything You Wanted to Know Workshop
Thursday, January 26, 2023, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST
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This is 1 of 6 pre-conference workshops taking place on January 26, 2023, the day before OAK's 2-day annual farming conference. Register for workshops and/or conference registration using the same form! Scholarships are available for conference registration.

 

Imagine growing a profitable crop underneath a forest canopy! This workshop offers an introductory overview of forest farming in the Appalachian region. Join Andrea and Robin to learn about commonly-produced Appalachian forest botanicals, choosing and preparing the best site for success, growing market trends and possibilities for these crops. Hear about regional successes with the Appalachian Harvest Herb Hub in Duffield, VA. Expect an interactive discussion regarding markets, sourcing of planting stock and cultural requirements. Hands-on demonstration is likely, based on the weather, so please dress accordingly.

 
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