Chesapeake CRAFT’s 6th Annual Summer Solstice Conference will be held at Mountain View Farm at the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship on Monday June 19, 2017 from 9:30am-4:00pm. There will be a FARM TOUR of Mountain View after the sessions! Join our mailing list for more information!
Check back for the 2017 Schedule!
2016 schedule below:
Session 1: 10:00-11:00
Covering Cover Crops (Casey Gustowarow, The Farm @ Sunnyside)
Starting with Draft Horses (Lars Prillarman, Green Gate Farm)
Common Vegetable Pests (and remedies!) (Mo Moutoux, Moutoux Orchard)
Session 2: 11:15-12:15
What’s up in DC? DC Food Policy (Lauren Schrewder-Biel, DC Greens)
Mushroom Growing 101 (Zachari Curtis, Good Sense Farm)
Adding a Pastured Pig Enterprise (Rob Moutoux, Moutoux Orchard)
LUNCH: 12:30-1:30 (Generously provided by Whole Foods)
Session 3: 1:30-2:30
Cheese-making (Molly Kroiz, Georges Mill Artisan Cheese)
No-till Farming (Andrea Barnhart, Red Wiggler Farm)
Diverse Marketing Streams (Hana Newcomb-Potomac Vegetable Farm, Rachel Armistead-The SweetFarm, Shawna Dewitt-Mountain View Farm)
Session 4: 2:45-3:45
Basics to Grafting (Eliza Greenman)
Tunnel Growing (Rob Young, Young Harvest)
Fermentation Basics (Isaiah Billington)
FARM TOUR: 4:00-5:30 MOUNTAIN VIEW FARM TOUR!!