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Small Farm Environmental Education Day

Wednesday August 21, 2019

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at 558 Food Forest Farm & Nursery

Located at: 558 River Rd Coldwater, MI 49036

PRESENTED BY THE BRANCH & ST JOSEPH COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICTS AND THE MICHIGAN AGRICULTURE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSURANCE PROGRAM

 

10:00-10:15 AM    FSA Programs for Small Farms
Linda Snyder – USDA Farm Service Agency

10:15-10:30AM     Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program
Josh Appleby – MDARD

10:30-11:00 AM    What Are Healthy Septic Systems?   
Paul Andriacchi – St Joseph Branch Hillsdale Health Department

11:00-11:30 AM    Recycling for the Small Farm 
Samantha Buterbaugh – Biz Aid LLC

11:30-12:00 PM     Lunch Break 
Jimmy Johns

12:30-1:00 PM       Invasive Species Identification & Management
Jared Harmon – St Joseph Conservation District - CISMA

1:00-2:00 PM         558 Food Forest Farm & Nursery Tour
Skip Uldricks – 558 Food Forest Farm & Nursery Owner

 

The Branch & St. Joseph Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service programs and materials are open to all without race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs.  The Branch & St. Joseph Conservation District and NRCS are equal opportunity providers and employers.