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Thu, Apr 25

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Altona Grange Hall and Haystack Mountain

Cover Crops: A Gift to the Land with Mad Ag and Wild Wellspring

Learn how to select seed mixes for different uses, when to plant, and methods to terminate your cover crops! This presentation and field-visit hybrid will be packed with info!

Cover Crops: A Gift to the Land with Mad Ag and Wild Wellspring
Cover Crops: A Gift to the Land with Mad Ag and Wild Wellspring

Time & Location

Apr 25, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:15 PM

Altona Grange Hall and Haystack Mountain, 9386 N 39th St, Longmont, CO 80503, USA

Guests

About the event

FFC would love to announce a Cover Crops Workshop with Clark Harshburger of Mad Ag and Krisan Christensen, owner of Wild Wellspring Farm

In this workshop, learn about the details of how cover crops support soil health, what cover crops to select for certain needs, as well as when/how to plant and terminate. This workshop will include a 45 minute presentation at the Altona Grange Hall, followed by a 45 minute field tour right up the road at Haystack Mountain with Wild Wellspring Farm.

5:30-6:15pm presentation

  • Mad Ag's Systems approach
  • Goals of the practice within the context of the system
  • Plant groups, species
  • Establishment, termination
  • Resources and questions

6:30-7:15pm field visit

  • Goals of the practice within the system
  • How cover crops are being implemented at Wild Wellspring Farm
  • Look at the soil, species we selected, and discuss crop rotation

Dogs are not allowed.

Tickets

  • Workshop Participant ($5-$25)

    This workshop charges a sliding scale fee, $5-$25. Your purchase supports our educational costs and ongoing programming

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