July 29 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
A joint presentation of Green Village Initiative and Solid Ground, a program of the University of Connecticut Extension, this event features farm tours and workshops with Samad Gardens Initiative, GVI Youth Farmers, Lauren Little Edutainment, and Micro2Life Farm.
October 4, 2022 @ 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Taking place on an all women-owned maple business that runs on renewable energy, this workshop offers an informal producer-to-producer discussion on sap collection and processing techniques. Topics will include sap line layout and maintenance, evaporator use and sap processing techniques, different evaporator energy sources (solar vs. wood vs. fossil fuels), as well as Justamere Tree Farm’s production of value-added products like maple cream and sugar.
CEU credits: 1.25 for Connecticut state foresters. If interested in Massachusetts forester CEUs, email [email protected].
Event takes place rain or shine. RSVP not required, but contact [email protected] if you are interested in giving advance notice of attendance.