Sustainable food discussion groups and workshops

Menu for the Future – a 6 week discussion circle with readings collected and assembled by the Northwest Earth Institute exploring the connection between food and sustainability.

Introductory meeting Tuesday Sept 9th at 6:30 PM – Brix Bounty Farm, 858 Tucker Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747.
We’ll then meet for 6 Tuesdays from Sept. 23rd through Oct 28th.

Register on or before Sept. 23rd. $25 fee for reading materials (scholarships available)

More info on readings – NWEI Course Offerings – Menu for the Future

Any Questions, Please Contact Derek at 508-992-1868 or derekchristianson@gmail.com (see our blog for other happenings: http://brixbounty.blogspot.com/)

Know Your Vegetables
A Monthly Conversation Series Focusing on Small-Scale Vegetable Production.

We invite you (home gardeners, foodies, farmers, anybody who enjoys vegetables… young and old) to join us in a free discussion series on a range of topics related to vegetable production.

Monday Sept 15 – Soil Testing and Fall Cover Crops
Monday October 20 – Fall Fertilizers and Composting
Monday November 24 – Nutrient Density in Foods
Monday December 15 – Biodynamic Agriculture

January 2009 – Preparing a Seed Order and Variety Selection
February 2009 – Tools for the Vegetable Garden, Small- Scale Farm
March 2009 – Seed Starting, Greenhouses and Cold Frames
April 2009 – Sustainable Production Techniques, Row Covers and Transplanting
May 2009 – Weeds, Cultivation, and Stale Bedding

Conversations will continue into summer 2009: topics to be determined.

Discussions are held at Brix Bounty Farm. Usually 3rd Monday of the Month, 6:30 PM

For more information or to RSVP please contact us:
Derek Christianson, Brix Bounty Farm, 858 Tucker Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747
Ph: 508.992.1868
http://brixbounty.blogspot.com/

About carol

Carol Steinfeld is a writer and ecological entrepreneur. She is the author of Reusing the Resource: Adventures in Wastewater, and two other books, along with numerous magazine articles.

2 thoughts on “Sustainable food discussion groups and workshops

  1. Just noticed I missed your 9/15 meeting. I hope to attend the next topics coming up. Is there any way to catch up on the information I’ve missed? Are the reading materials mentioned available between meeting times?
    All the best-MB

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