Summer Fun on the Farm Vacation Program
Weekdays |Soule Homestead |Middleboro, MA
New Junior Grange |Dartmouth Grange
For upcoming meeting schedule please contact the Dartmouth Grange
Backyard Homesteading Workshop Series presented by Lydia Silva
10AM - Noon | July 13, 20, 27
This series of three workshops will give you the tools to design an abundant backyard food production system. We will use permaculture principles as our guide to create regenerative, high yielding, nutrient dense fruit, vegetables, herbs, nuts, and medicinals in our own backyard!
edible South Shore & South Coast Summer Issue Release Party
Mayflower Brewing in Plymouth | Thursday July 17, 7PM
Southeastern MA Livestock Association (SEMALA) - New Website
All are invited to learn more about our region's livestock producers and the newly formed Southeastern MA Livestock Association and the campaign to build a state-of-the-art custom and USDA-certified slaughter, butchery, cut and wrap facility in Southeastern MA. Learn more about SEMALA here. SEMAP is a proud supporter/partner of SEMALA.
Fair Season Has Arrived!
Barnstable County Fair | July 21-27, 2014
Westport Fair | July 16-20, 2014
Rochester Fair | Aug 14-17, 2014
Marshfield Fair | Aug 15-24, 2014
Dartmouth Grange Fair | Sept 5,6 2014
Visit MDAR's Agricultural Fair's Directory for a complete list.
NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) Presents 40th Annual Summer Conference
August 8-10| UMass Amherst | Amherst, MA
Featuring pre-conference intensive and keynote address by Elaine Ingham, Soil Food Web expert. More than 150 workshops for consumers, farmers, gardeners, homesteaders, & more. Children & Teen programming. A great excuse to get out to the Pioneer Valley this summer. For more info visit the Summer Conference Website.
Attention Farmers! The Local Juice needs product!
The Local Juice is a company driven by a passion to promote a sustainable lifestyle that is locally driven and nutritionally mindful. We are striving to be 100% organic, 50% local, cold-pressed andbottled on Cape Cod. We need your help! Please contact us if you'd like to supply any of the following produce items for our menu:
Fennel, Parsley, Celery, Beets, Kale, Cayenne, Cucumber, Spinach, Mint, Carrot, Pea greens.
Please email Nicole Cormier: Nicole@DeliciousLivingNutrition.com or call 508-813-9282
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Grants: Money available for Organic certification cost-share; farmers markets and local food promotion; and more
Farm Tour Cooking Classes with the Dartmouth Grange
Upcoming classes: You Can Cook Anything with Wine| Friday July 23rd
Kaisa Hollaway Cripps - Running Brook Vineyard
Click here to learn more
The Online Farm Guide
Farmers: Keep your farmfresh.org listing up-to-date! The online farm guide, farmfresh.org, is a go-to for anyone looking for local foods, beverages and farm fun. Eaters: Visit www.farmfresh.org to find local food near you.
The Beginning Farmers Network of MA has resources for beginning farmers, including an ever-expanding calendar of events statewide, helpful tips from guest bloggers, a jobs board, and a referral network. Get in touch or check out the BFN/MA site today to find the help you're looking for. See links to Young Farmer Nights (RI & MA super fun farm visits!) and New Entry's brand new publication, An Entrepreneur's Guide to Farming in Massachusetts.
SAVE THE DATE
2014 Bog Jog | Saturday September 13 | in Plymouth - details coming soon!
When the Belly is the Beast - NOFA/Mass Health Seminar sponsored in part by SEMAP
Friday October 10, 2014 |9AM-5PM |Bristol Community College, Fall River
featuring Dr. Martha Herbert, Pamela J. Ferro RN ASN, & Raman Prasad
The seminar explains how environmental factors, including toxic exposures and processed and nutrient-poor foods, are causing a range of chronic and degenerative illnesses in the population. The seminar addresses details of treating and preventing conditions including autism, auto-immune disease, and Alzheimer's by healing the gut and preventing inflammation in the brain. $70 if Registered by September 25th.
SEMAP Annual Meeting | November 2014 | Location & Date TBA in September Vine