Upcoming 2018 Workshop
Sprout Creek Farm, 34 Lauer Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
See link for map location
(3 Day Workshop) August 24th-26th, 2018
Friday, August 24th: Chicken care and coop construction @ Sprout Creek Farm w/ Jason Detzel from Cornell.
Saturday, August 25th: Beekeeping and hive construction @ (CroPharms) CurrantC Farm w/ Greg Quinn, 59 Walnut Ln., Staatsburg, NY, 12580.
“URGENT” Any allergies to bees must be made known upon registration.
Sunday, August 26th: Soil science and compost @ Sprout Creek Farm, with a Farm-to-Table dinner @5pm and “Special Award Ceremony” for participants who attend all 3 days of Farm Squad.
Registration for entire three days is limited to twenty participants. If you can only attend one or two days of the workshop, please email the email@example.com to notify him of such. Otherwise, we will register you for all three days.
Sunday’s event is open to families. Food and lodging provided.
Cost: Workshop is free to veterans and their families. However, a $50/person or $75/couple
“FULLY REFUNDABLE” down payment is mandatory to secure your spot.
Questions or problems with registration or payments? Please feel free to email our Program Manager Ryan O’Sullivan
Upcoming Workshops & Events
- April 7 & 8: Angry Orchard Fundraiser and Maple Sampler release Festival *2241 Albany Post Rd., Walden NY
- May 12: Hudson Valley Creator Fest, The Crafted Kup, *Poughkeepsie NY
- May 19: Armed Forces Day w/ the Hudson Valley Veterans Alliance, *Stewart Air Force Base, West Point Hanger
- May 26: Green Market Tour, w/ Blue Star Families *Tribeca Greenmarket, NY
- July 28: Beginner welding, Location TBT
- August 24-26: Heroic Food’s “Farm Squad”,*Sprout Creek Farm, Poughkeepsie NY
- September 29: Green house construction in collaboration with Cornell Small farms program.
- Farm Squad, 3 Day workshop hosting renowned soil health academics at Hawthorne Valley Learning Center in Hudson, NY.
- Farming Outside the Box, Part 1 Specialty weekend workshop featuring an indoor farming super product, cruciferous microgreens.
- Farming Outside the Box, Part 2 Specialty weekend workshop exploring niche products from seed to sale.
- Permaculture and Fruit-Tree Pruning Theory and practice of encouraging symbiotic ecosystem within your soil.
- Beekeeping Weekend Workshop Introduction to bees and beekeeping.
- Seeding and Irrigation in the Greenhouse Learn to build a low-cost DIY mobile irrigation system adaptable for field crops, orchard or greenhouse.
- Are You Ready to Farm? An overview of planning your farm.
- Are You Ready to Weld? An introduction to torch burning safety and electric arc welding.
- Greenhouse Weekend Workshop An introduction to greenhouse siting and building.
- Soil Health and Compost Weekend Workshop An introduction to soil and seeding on the farm.