Greens Production Workshops

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Join us for hands-on, on-farm production workshops for Western NC GrowersGreens in Field

These workshops are aimed at training growers considering production of greens for direct market outlets (tailgate markets, farm stands, CSA, etc.). Craig Mauney, Area Specialized Agent, Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production, will lead the group at each farm in discussing production practices for growing a variety of greens in the region.

Specific topics include cultivar selection, site establishment (soil conditions and planting), fertilization, irrigation, pruning, harvesting, and resources for pest control. Workshop includes a lecture followed by a hands-on activity such as disease scouting or harvesting. All participants receive a resource notebook and a scouting lens to take home to their farm.

N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Pesticide Credits Available for Each Workshop:  2 hours – N, O, X

Where and When?

Haywood County Greens Production Workshop

Date: August 20, 2019; 5:30–8:30 p.m.

Location:  Ten Acre Garden

276 Chambers Farm Lane

Canton, NC 28716

Online registration

Cherokee County Greens Production Workshop

Date: August 22, 2019; 5:30–8:30 p.m.

Location: Murphy Middle School High Tunnel

9554 US-19

Marble, NC 28905

Online registration

Madison County Greens Production Workshop

Date: September 17, 2019; 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Location: Highgate Farm

1 Rigsby Road

Marshall, NC 28753

Online registration

Alleghany County Greens Production Workshop

Date: September 24, 2019; 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Location: Bottomley Farms

6460 Glade Valley Road

Ennice, NC 28623

Online registration