Soil Health and Urban Farm Conservation Practices with NRCS

Sep 09, 2024 4:00PM—6:00PM

Location

California Street Farm 72 22nd Ave NE Minneapolis, MN 55418

Cost $0.00

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Join the Twin Cities Metro Growers Network at California Street Farm for a tour and discussion on Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) opportunities for urban and peri-urban growers!

This event is free to attend. Registration requested, walkups welcome.

Address: 72 22nd Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

Agenda:
4pm: Arrival & networking time
4:30pm Elyssa speaks about her farm, practices, high tunnels, soil management/soil health practices, and future interests. Watering source (hydrant) and methods (drip and overhead). Markets and selling information.
~5:15pm: John will speak on NRCS funding program opportunities, EQIP program for high tunnels and other programs that Elyssa would be eligible for based on her onsite practices.
5:30pm: Lia Spaniolo discusses nutrient management in high tunnels, 100 farms soil study, and impacts on soil & environmental health.

The Twin Cities Metro Growers Network is a collaboration between University of Minnesota Extension and SFA.

SFA staff and volunteers occasionally take photos during our workshops, cafe chats and field days for promotional purposes and to use as documentation of events to share with our funders.  If you do not wish to be photographed, please let our event host know — we’ll make every effort to make sure you are not photographed.