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Market Farm Course at Neversink - Two Day Intensive

Neversink Farm

Monday, June 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

Market Farm Course at Neversink - Two Day Intensive

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Regular Ticket Ended $485.00 $13.12
Reduced Rate for NonProfit
A couple of reduced rate spaces have been reserved for nonprofits with the support of Johnny's Selected Seeds. The only requirements to be considered is that you don't directly compete against for profit farms and that you are a nonprofit. To apply for the reduce rate please send a copy of your organizations IRS determination letter, your mission statement and a description of how and to whom you distribute your produce. Decision will be made in May and based on who, we believe, will receive the greatest benefit from the course.
Ended $95.00 $3.37

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Event Details

Neversink Farm 
Two Day Market Farm Intensive Course
Partner and Tech Support, Michael Kilpatrick - In The field Consultants

June 12 and 13th, 2017

Course is for Small Market Farms looking to increase profits and efficiency. Space is limited. 

The focus will be on Conor Crickmore's No Tractor small scale efficient farming techniques including Neversink's No till permanent bed systems. Neversink developed these systems for high production and high profits.
Accommodation in the Area:
Camping the night at the farm is fine
Also it may be best to reach out to others and share lodging since there isn't much around here. We will help facilitate communication between attendees.

Day Starts at 9am and goes until 4pm
Refreshments and Sandwiches Provided

Some topics we hope to cover;
Johnny's Seeds will be present for tool trials
Farmers Market setup, sales, and logistics
Greenhouse/Hoophouse design, equipment, installation and management
Propagation House (Efficiency, Heated Tables, Germination)
Germination Chamber
No Till bed and field preparation       No Till Weed control / Cultivation
Main Tools at Neversink (Greens Harvester, Paperpots, Flame Weeder, Tilther)
Field and High Tunnel Irrigation
Harvesting, Washing and Packing
Pack Station Design      Cold Room DIY
Tomato Grafting   Trellising (lower and Lean) Generative Steering

Topics covered will depend on Time available. 
Every effort will be made to cover as much as possible.
A couple of reduced rate spaces have been reserved for nonprofits with the help of Johnny's Selected Seeds.
Have questions about Market Farm Course at Neversink - Two Day Intensive? Contact Neversink Farm

When & Where

Neversink Farm
635 Claryville Road
Claryville, NY 12725

Monday, June 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Neversink Farm

Neversink Farm has developed radical farming practices on their 1.5 acres that has enabled them to be one of the highest production farms per square foot in the country.

What can be 
more radical than removing the symbol of vegetable farming; the tractor? We practice  farming by hand; replacing the tractor with hand tools. All planting, cultivation, and harvesting is done manually, though we use modern tools and techniques that keep us efficient and competitive. We use permanant beds and never till nor use heavy equipment in our fields. We find that farming this way is easier, more productive, and can produce vegetables of a higher quality.

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