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*NEW* Sus Ag Opportunity for HS students

Seeding training at Shone Farm

Sustainable Agriculture Summer Academy offered by Santa Rosa Junior College will be held at SRJC's Shone Farm. This new program is open to current high school sophomores and juniors - 24 students will be selected. WHEN: For two weeks starting late July/early August (TBA) - Monday-Thursday.  Classes will be held 9:30-3:00, with a ½ hour lunch break.WHERE:  Santa Rosa Junior College’s Shone Farm, ForestvilleWHY: To learn about sustainable agriculture and resource...

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 12:07 PM

Beginning Farmer & Rancher Training Program application extended to 4/19

2012 BFR full class

If you're an aspiring/beginning farmer or rancher with at least one year or more of experience under your belt, and want to learn how to take your operation to the next level - increasing your farming/ranching knowledge, connecting with experienced farmers/ranchers (Masters), receiving hands-on education, and creating crop, grazing and business plans, please apply for this year's program! Applications for the AGROpreneurship Beginning Farmer & Rancher Training Program are due April...

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:36 PM
Tags: Agropreneur (4), farmer (2), rancher (1)

Create and Manage a Community Garden on County Lands - RFP

Community Garden

County Lands for Food Production: submit a proposal to for a community garden on County Land. At the request of County of Sonoma (County) Board of Supervisors the University of California Cooperative Extension, Department of Health Services, Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, Regional Parks Department, Sonoma County Water Agency, Agricultural Commissioner, and General Services Department collaborated to assess the feasibility of making land owned by organizations...

Community Garden
Community Garden

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 8:48 AM

The Intricacies of Olive Oil – Short Course, July 21

Olives with fruit plate

Learn all about Olive Oil Flavor Characteristics, Cooking & Frying, Enhancing Foods and Marketing at this 6 hour short course offered by UCCE Sonoma County on July 21 starting at 8:30.   Registration $95, by July 11th. Six-hour course fee includes instruction and the focused tasting of 18 olive oils, plus a coffee welcome at morning registration, snack break, and catered lunch. Class size is limited. Lisa Bell lkbell@ucanr.edu 

Posted on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 11:29 AM
Tags: Olive Oil (2), Paul Vossen (1)

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