Organic Field Day at Rodale Institute
Jun 05, 2018 07:46AM
Rodale Institute’s Annual Field Day, held from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., July 20, will provide the opportunity for participants to interact one-on-one with Rodale Institute experts and learn about a wide variety of research and demonstration projects, all focused on organic agriculture, on the 333-acre experimental farm.
Stations will be set up throughout the farm; participants may walk or enjoy a leisurely wagon ride from site-to-site. Demonstration stations include: farming systems trial, vegetable systems trial, industrial hemp, high tunnels and grafted tomatoes, organic vegetable cropping, composting, pest management, no-till management, pastured hog production, honey bee conservancy and agriculture supported communities.
Cost: $25/person, includes handout materials. Preregistration is required. Online registration closes at 2 p.m. the day prior to the event. Veterans may be eligible to attend for free. Email [email protected] for details. Location: 611 Siegfriedale Rd. Kutztown. Pack a lunch or buy onsite. For more information, call Maria Pop, education and outreach manager, at 610-683-1481 or email [email protected]