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July 2017

2017 Organic Field Day — Tuesday, 11th July 2017

July 17 @ 11:00 am

Tuesday, 11th July 2017 @ 11am 2017 Organic Field Day Hosted by: TCOCert Chapters 3 & 5 Where: Carrot River Registration: $50/person - includes bus rental and meals. Registration Deadline: July 5, 2017. Tour includes stops at Clancy Seeds Hemp Dust Processing, Marcel Enns Hemp Cleaning Plant, Inter-Row Weeder Demo at Ken & Helena’s. To register, please mail your registration fees and names of registrants to: TCO Chapters 3 & 5 c/o Heather Schmitt, PO Box 566, Carrot River SK…

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Southern Alberta Organic & Low Input Field Day w/ Mans Organic Farms — July 20th, 2017

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Topic: Soil Health & Field Drops Time: Thursday July 20th, 2017  -- 9;30am - 4:30pm Location: Mans Organic Farm Please contact Alice Sech at [email protected] or 587-521-2400 for further information about registration & sponsorship opportunities.

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OPAM Farm Tour followed by evening potluck

July 21 @ 1:00 pm
Holland, Manitoba Canada + Google Map

First stop 1 pm: Sunflo Dairy, Morley and Kathleen Sundell On this recently transitioned organic grain farm, which is also has a conventional dairy, you’ll see grazed cover crops, an intercrop of wheat/red clover and silage corn/hairy vetch and an in-vessel compositing facility. Directions: 1 ¼ mi west of Holland, junction of #2 and #34 highways on south side of #2 Second stop: DeRuyck Organic Farms, Gerry and Marie DeRuyck’s Immediately after the tour, the group will proceed to You…

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Keewatin Farm Field Day — Tuesday, 25th July 2017

July 25 @ 8:30 am

Tuesday, 25th July 2017 Keewatin Farm Field Day, near Regina @8.30am Hosted by: TCO Cert Chapter 4 & SaskOrganics Registration: Early Bird $50/person before 18th July, $60/person after the 18th July 2017 (includes lunch, BBQ supper and refreshments). The day includes stops at the Wecker Farm, Sedley to learn about the on farm research trial comparing Einbock Chopstar inter-row cultivator and Einbock Aerostar rotation harrow; Liebel Farm, Balgonie for a CurseBuster demo; Keewatin Farm to learn about on farm research…

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Equipment Demo, Rourke Farms

July 28 @ 1:00 pm
Rourke Farms Minto, Manitoba Canada + Google Map

Rourke Farms is a large farm in the first year of transition. If you thinking about purchasing specialized equipment, this the place to check it out and talk to producers and equipment sellers about what will work for your own seeding, cultivating and harvesting needs. Some of the equipment on hand: ·         60’ Einbock Harrow ·         30’ Einbock Rotation ·         40’ Yetter rotary hoe ·         20’ Buffalo rolling stalk chopper ·         Comb-cut ·         40’ 3 point hitch seed broadcaster ·        …

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August 2017

Johnson Family Farm & Skyline Farm Field Day — Thursday, 3rd August 2017

August 3

  Thursday, 3rd August 2017 @12noon Johnson Family Farm & Skyline Farm Field Day Hosted by: Garry & Geri Johnson and SaskOrganics Where: near Swift Current Registration: $40/person (includes lunch, supper and refreshments) Interested in learning more about organic oat varieties and how they came about?  Then this is the field day for you.  Grain Millers has been working with Dr. Jennifer Mitchell Fetch on these varieties.  Dr. Mitchell Fetch will be on hand to talk about the importance of breeding cultivars…

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Green Manure Demo, Carnegie Farms, Don and Al Krueger

August 4 @ 1:00 pm
Brandon, Manitoba Canada + Google Map

This is a large organic grain farm near Brandon on Newdale clay. You’ll see two different blends of green manures followed by a discussion of the challenges and opportunities for green manure production Directions: Head west on the #1 highway from Brandon. Go North at 270. Turn west on Elton.  The entrance to the yard immediately follows the first home on the south side of the road. Pre-registration is not required. This event is brought to you by the Manitoba…

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Hemp Production Services Organic Field Day

August 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

What will you see and learn? Effect of organic fertilizers and application methods on hemp yield - field trial. Martin Entz from U of M will join us in discussing the field trial and share findings from his organic trials examining organic phosphorus amendments. Effect of seeding date and rainfall on weed management and hemp yield - field trial. Green manure rotational trial investigating the effect of different green manures on hemp yield. Hemp stand on alfalfa breaking. Tour of…

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September 2017

Organic Week in Winnipeg: Talk and Doc at Sam’s Place

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sam’s Place, 159 Henderson Hwy
Winnipeg, Canada
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TALK & DOC: Sept. 21 | Sam’s Place | 7pm Join us for a talk with avid cook and Microbiologist, Nandita Selvanathan. Taste the delicious organic dishes prepared to Nandita’s recipes by the talented kitchen staff at Sam’s Place, available for purchase. -Then- Watch the documentary “For Our Peat’s Sake”- about peat moss harvesting, its environmental & cultural damage and how organic production works to minimize damage in agriculture. A Q & A with producer Thayer McInnis will follow the…

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Organic Week in Winnipeg: Cook and Doc at The Food Studio

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Food Studio, 3200 Roblin Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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COOK & DOC: Sept. 22 | The Food Studio | 7pm Nandita’s classes are a wonderful means of community building. Participants will learn to prepare delicious dishes which are fresh and healthy, while realizing that we all are connected to each other and to Mother Earth through food. This event also features a screening of the documentary “For Our Peat’s Sake”- about peat moss harvesting, its environmental & cultural damage and how organic production works to minimize damage in agriculture.…

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