HOMEJOINCERTIFICATION
GOOD EARTH GUIDEEVENTSSTAFF
Event Calendar

St. Mary's, OH 

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
10 a.m.-12 p.m. ET

Open/Close

Settlage & Settlage is a certified organic dairy milking 120 cows for Organic Valley on more than 300 acres of perennial and annual pasture. Join Jordan Settlage to tour this sixth generation livestock operation to see how he manages pasture, moves and waters cows in a high rotation system, and serves as a master grazier in the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship (DGA) program. Chelsea Gandy, OEFFA's DGA Education Coordinator, will be on hand to answer questions about the program.

Registration: $5 members/$10 non-members. Pre-registration is required by August 1.

For the safety of guests, all farm tours require pre-registration, attendance will be limited, and CDC guidance for outdoor gatherings will be followed.

This event is part of the 2021 OEFFA Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Learn more about other events in the series at oeffa.org/farmtours.

Location:
Settlage & Settlage
St. Mary's, OH

An address and driving directions will be provided after registration.

Contact:
Eric Pawlowski / 6144212022 /

https://www.oeffa.org/farmtours

 

Georgetown, OH 

Saturday, September 11, 2021
10 a.m.-4 p.m. ET

Open/Close

Creek's Edge Farm is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians in southwest Ohio. The diversified organic homestead includes a 130-year old farmhouse, two barns, a corn crib, original spring house, natural woodlands, and wetlands. Join farmers Denise and Skip to see learning gardens using companion planting with herbs, vegetables, and perennials. Tour blueberry, raspberry, elderberry, and goji berry production, as well as hemp cultivation and production. This scenic farm will also feature a sunflower field in full bloom, rain garden, native plant pollinator habitat, apiary and honeybee observation hive, and wetland milkweed habitat. Denise will share how they raise and release hundreds of Monarch butterflies each year.

Registration: $5 members/$10 non-members. Pre-registration is required by September 9.

For the safety of guests, all farm tours require pre-registration, attendance will be limited, and CDC guidance for outdoor gatherings will be followed.

This event is part of the 2021 OEFFA Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Learn more about other events in the series at oeffa.org/farmtours.

Location:
Creek's Edge Farm Retreat
Georgetown, OH

An address and driving directions will be provided after registration.

Contact:
Eric Pawlowski / 6144212022 /

https://www.oeffa.org/farmtours

 

Hudson, OH 

Sunday, September 26, 2021
10:30 a.m. ET

Open/Close

Sasha Miller applied the permaculture design process to implement regenerative practices on a 12 acre ridge in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, as part of the Countryside Initiative Program. Join this tour and discussion to learn about the permaculture design process, establishing a cider orchard, raising pastured pork, and outdoor shiitake production. The tour will be held from 10:30 until noon. Bring a brown bag lunch if you'd like to stay to eat and have a discussion beginning at 12 p.m.

Registration: $5 members/$10 non-members. Pre-registration is required by September 23.

For the safety of guests, all farm tours require pre-registration, attendance will be limited, and CDC guidance for outdoor gatherings will be followed.

This event is part of the 2021 OEFFA Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Learn more about other events in the series at oeffa.org/farmtours.

Location:
Purplebrown Farmstead
Hudson, OH

An address and driving directions will be provided after registration.

Contact:
Eric Pawlowski / 6144212022 /

https://www.oeffa.org/farmtours

 

Eaton, OH 

Sunday, October 17, 2021
1-3 p.m. ET

Open/Close

Eugene Goodman and Lucy Owsley started farming in 1994, and were certified organic by OEFFA from 1996 to 2002. They have owned and operated Boulder Belt Eco-Farm since 2005. They grow a wide selection of produce year round for their 40 community supported agriculture (CSA) families, the Richmond Farmers' Market, and Oxford's MOON Co-op. They have been specializing in season extension since the mid-1990s and run the oldest winter CSA in Ohio and one of the oldest in the USA.

Join them for a walking tour of the 2+ acre market garden that includes two high tunnels, several homemade "scissor" tunnels and portable tunnels, and outdoor crops. They will talk about proper crop selection and timing the plantings for a successful winter season. Eugene and Lucy will also discuss what pest and disease pressures one deals with in winter and how to control them. Finally, they will talk about preparing and harvesting for winter markets, including using summer- and fall-harvested storage crops (such as onions and garlic) for winter sales.

Registration: $5 members/$10 non-members. Pre-registration is required by October 14.

For the safety of guests, all farm tours require pre-registration, attendance will be limited, and CDC guidance for outdoor gatherings will be followed.

This event is part of the 2021 OEFFA Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Learn more about other events in the series at oeffa.org/farmtours.

Location:
Boulder Belt Eco-Farm
Eaton, OH

An address and driving directions will be provided after registration.

Contact:
Eric Pawlowski / 6144212022 /

https://www.oeffa.org/farmtours

 

OEFFA
Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
41 Croswell Rd.
Columbus OH 43214

oeffaoeffaorg

OEFFA: (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022

About OEFFA
Investment Fund
OEFFA Policy
News
Growers Resources
Seasonal Jobs Program
OEFFA Store
Begin Farming