4th Annual Farm Stewardship Workshop

Thursday, January 28, 2016

KFSC-Stewardship-WorkshopThe Kawartha Farm Stewardship Collaborative (KFSC) is inviting farmers and rural landowners to attend the 4th Annual Farm Stewardship Workshop on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Westdale United Church in Peterborough.

This is a great opportunity to hear knowledgeable speakers on some important current topics.

Highlights for the full-day workshop include:

· Changing Climate and Agriculture: Featuring OFA president Don McCabe, and U of Guelph Professor and Loblaw Chair in Sustainable Food Production Ralph Martin
· Priority invasive plants impacting farms in the Kawarthas
· Local Source Water Protection updates
· Stewardship funding sources and technical support for on-farm projects

Doors open at 9:30 a.m., the program starts at 10 a.m. Tickets are $25 and include a hot lunch. Satellite farm maps will be available on request at no charge.

Register online at www.kawarthafarmstewardship.org, or contact Farms at Work at info@farmsatwork.ca or at (705) 743-7671 for more information.