29 July 2015 in Natick:

US (MA): Workshop on growing certified organic cut flowers

During this mid-summer workshop, Lynda Simkins, Executive Director of Natick Community Organic Farm and long-time organic flower grower, will welcome participants to the farm to learn about all aspects of organic flower production. The workshop will explore harvest and post-harvest of certified organic cut flowers, weed management, marketing and selling, and strategies for season extension. This is fantastic opportunity for those who are just starting or those who would like to transition to organic flower production.

About the presenters
Lynda Simkins has been Executive Director at Natick Community Organic Farm for over 30 years. Throughout her tenure, Lynda’s innovative thinking has been integral in shaping the Farm into an educational, community-based organization. Lynda is the go-to woman for organic flowers with many years of experience growing and selling certified organic flowers through the farm. Lynda is also a past president of the NOFA/Mass Board of Directors, and Natick Community Organic Farm is a longtime NOFA/Mass member.

When
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
Natick Community Organic Farm
117 Eliot Street
Natick, MA
Cost: NOFA/Mass Member - $25 (Walk-In cost, $30) Non-member - $31 (Walk-in cost, $36)

There are a very limited number of scholarships available for this event for active NOFA/Mass beginning farmer members, to apply please click here. We anticipate the workshop to fill up quickly, pre-registration well ahead of time is highly recommended. For more information contact Glenn Oliveira, Education Events Organizer, at glenn@nofamass.org or 774-678-9644.

Click here to buy your tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com.

For more information
Northeast Organic Farming Association
Massachusetts Chapter
411 Sheldon Road
Barre, MA 01005
United States
T:(978) 355-2853
F: (978) 355-4046
Email: info@nofamass.org
www.nofamass.org


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