SEMAP is dedicated to preserving and expanding access to local food and sustainable farming in southeastern Massachusetts through research and education.
The Vine - Monthly e-Newsletter
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G=Grower (Farmer, Gardener, Homesteader)
L= Livestock
M= Marketing & Business Planning

Session 1 - 10:00 am:
  • G - Growing Strawberries (Earn 1.5 Credits), Sonia Schloemann
  • G - 2015 Disease Update, Sue Scheufele
  • GM - From Roadside to Check Out: How to Draw Customers in and Keep Them Longer, Todd Sandstrum
  • G - Greenhouse 101, Will Traubel + Steve Murray
  • GLF - Revitalization of the Livestock Industry in Southern New England, SEMALA
  • GM - Land Access and Leasing, Noelle Fogg & Kathy Ruhf
  • F -The MA Food System Plan, Winton Pitcoff
  • G - Grow Weeds-For-Profit This Year! Stephan Brown
  • K - Composting for Kids, Jon Belber

Keynote: Food Activists, One and All - Ali Berlow

Session 2 - 2:00 pm:

  • G - WPS Session (Earn 1.5 Credits), Taryn Lascola
  • G - Compost Analysis & Interpretation, Katie Campbell-Nelson
  • GM - Basic Taxation Concepts for Farmers, Patrick Kirby and Max Gleblocki
  • GM - Building a Strong Brand to Increase Sales and Build Customer Loyalty, Myrna Greenfield
  • GL - How to Get Started in Raising Livestock, Desiree Robertson-Dubois and Elizabeth Frary
  • GF - Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening, Peter Burke
  • G - Exploring Chinese Broccoli & Multiple Branching Brassicas, Skip Paul
  • GL - Best Management Practices of Your Flock and Reducing Your HPAI Risk, Catherine Brown & Lorraine O’Connor
  • K - Bristol Aggie Farm Tour

Session 3 - 3:45 pm:

  • G - BMP's and What to Expect During an Inspection (Earn 1.5 Credits), Taryn Lascola
  • G - Garden like a Farmer, Andy Tomolonis
  • G - Growing Sweet Potatoes, Stan Ingram
  • GL - Value-added Products for Livestock Farmers, Chef Chris Cronin
  • GL - Poultry Processing, Michael Darre
  • G - The Pumpkin Patch, Todd Sandstrum
  • GM - Am I Making Money Growing Green Beans... Umm Maybe? Enterprise Analysis For Improved Decision Making on Small Scale Vegetable Farms, Derek Christianson
  • F - Daily Nutrition and Juice Practice, Nicole Cormier
  • K - Wool is WOW! Meghan Riley

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Show your support of SEMAP and the Buy Local movement with this great swag! We'll be selling t-shirts, heavyweight hoodies, hats, and canvas totes at our Ag & Food Conference. Please bring cash or a check; we will not be accepting credit cards.
SEMAP T-shirts
SEMAP Hoodie
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3/2 -- Wholesale Success Workshop, North Grafton, MA
3/10 -- SEMAP Hyrdoponics Workshop, Coonamessett Farm, E. Falmouth, MA
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