Workshops

Ramp Up Your Farm Marketing: Tips & Tricks for Marketing Your Farm in 2019
Saturday April 6, 2019
Rutland Public Library
10:30 am – 3:30 PM

What are your 2019 financial goals for your farm? Have you planned which marketing strategies you’ll use to reach your goals? This workshop will help you review your goals, plan your marketing strategies, and learn some new tips and tricks to make the most of your marketing efforts. Myrna Greenfield of Good Egg Marketing will discuss marketing plan development, website utilization and social media outreach in order to help you craft and achieve your goals for your farm in 2019.

Central Mass Grown and New Entry Sustainable Farming Project are happy to co-sponsor this event to assist you in growing your new farm business! A local lunch will be provided. This workshop is $20 to attend. Central Mass Grown members receive a $5 discount for attendance.

Building your Soils, supporting your crops
The Science of Assessing and Improving the Health of Your Soil (Introductory)

Saturday March 30th
474 Grove St., Worcester
10:00 am -12:00pm

Science has evolved to recognize soil as a dynamic, living resource that requires proper care to maintain and improve. This presentation will cover some basics of how a healthy soil functions, how to assess the health of your soil, and methods of improving soil health on various types of land. Kate Gervais, soil scientist with the Worcester County Conservation District and NRCS will discuss the importance of healthy soils for your farm business and how you can build soil health during the growing season and winter months.

This workshop is $15 to attend. Central Mass Grown members receive a $5 discount for attendance.