Twilight Grower Education Workshop Series
SEMAP’s Twilight Grower Education workshop series for farmers and home gardeners offers hands-on skill building led on-farm by local producers. These on-farm workshops are held March through November.
Our 2018 calendar will be released very shortly so stay tuned!
2017 On-Farm Twilight WorkshopsSaturday, March 25, 10 am - 12 pm, Plant Propagation and Seed Starting, White Barn Farm, Wrentham, MA,
Check back in late April for our Spring 2018 Workshop series.
2017 Foodie & Local Libation Workshop SeriesCoffee & Dessert, Speedwell Coffee, Plymouth, MA,
Ag & Food Conference
SAVE THE DATE: February 24th, 2019 for our 12th Annual SEMAP Ag & Food Conference!
SEMAP’s Annual Agriculture & Food Conference brings in experts to lead informative workshops and discussions on a range of topics. Past workshop topics have included which cover crops are best for weed suppression, nitrogen dynamics in organic cropping systems, how to start your own worm composting bin, and protecting genetic diversity within agriculture, just to name a few.
The annual conference attracts not just seasoned farmers, but beginning farmers, backyard gardeners, foodies, and youth. A delicious lunch featuring locally-sourced food is served, and a resource fair allows attendees to meet with local service providers, environmental non-profits, and other businesses.
Local Food 101
How do we define “local” and “sustainable”? What is a foodshed? How does growing and purchasing locally-produced food impact my local economy? How can I help my family eat more seasonally?
SEMAP’s Local Food 101 presentations aim to answer these questions and more. Contact us if you are interested in leading or hosting a Local Food 101 in your community.
We are happy to share SEMAP’s Local Food 101 PowerPoint presentation with you; Local Food 101.