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Nov
19
Tue
Regenerate 2019 @ Albuquerque, NM (Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town)
Nov 19 – Nov 22 all-day
Regenerate 2019 @ Albuquerque, NM (Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town)

The Quivira Coalition, Holistic Management International, and American Grassfed Association will collaborate again to convene ranchers, farmers, environmentalists, land managers, scientists, medical professionals, nutritionists, students, teachers, and others for four days—November 19-22, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico—to explore ideas of Health from the Soil Up.

This collaborative conference will bring together leaders, innovators, and stewards of the land for three days of provocative plenary presentations, roundtable discussions, and networking with diverse attendees from across the southwest, the country, and globe. The conference will create a unique environment where ideas are sown, exchanged, and grown. REGENERATE’s outstanding speakers and attendees will contribute expertise in ranching, farming, conservation, community, and all things soil. Every attendee will bring something unique to the table, and each will depart with inspiration, new connections, broader perspectives, and the tools necessary to effect change.

For more information or to register, visit the conference webpage.

Nov
23
Sat
How to Build Raised Beds and Container Gardens @ Ardmore (Noble Research Institute)
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
How to Build Raised Beds and Container Gardens @ Ardmore (Noble Research Institute)

Learn about the many kit and homemade garden bed/container options available and the pros and cons associated with each. You will have the opportunity to learn by participating in the construction of a novel raised garden bed and container garden ideal for use in a backyard setting.

The $25 registration fee includes lunch. Registration closes five business days before the event.

For more information or to register, visit the event website or contact the Noble Research Institute at 580-223-5810.

Family Workshop: Insect Hotels @ Oklahoma City (Myriad Botanical Gardens, Park House Event Center)
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Workshop: Insect Hotels @ Oklahoma City (Myriad Botanical Gardens, Park House Event Center)

Insect hotels: Learn how to attract beneficial insects, such as bees, lacewings, and ladybugs, to gardens by providing shelter for them. Participants will go on a nature walk to collect items that they will use to create their very own insect hotel. Each registrant will receive a FREE honey product courtesy of Bees Excel.

For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact Olivia Dias, Childrens Garden Manager at Myriad Botanical Gardens, by email or phone (405-445-7080).

Pollinator Prairie Seed & Hay – Work & Learn @ Oklahoma City (Will Rogers Gardens)
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pollinator Prairie Seed & Hay - Work & Learn @ Oklahoma City (Will Rogers Gardens)

This is the second of a two-part workshop series, focusing in this case on pollinator prairie seed and hay, hosted by the Oklahoma County Conservation District & OKC Parks.

This workshop will show the results of different land preparation techniques, plus introduce pollinator-friendly plant seed and native grass hay into the landscape.

Only twenty places are available; RSVP early to secure a place.

To RSVP, contact the Oklahoma County Conservation District by email or phone (405-415-4602). For more information, visit the event webpage.

Dec
9
Mon
2019 Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference @ Minneapolis, MN (Hyatt Regency Minneapolis)
Dec 9 – Dec 12 all-day
2019 Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference @ Minneapolis, MN (Hyatt Regency Minneapolis)

The 2019 Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference sets the standard for innovation and learning. Farmers and consultants from every facet of eco-farming come together to share their experience and expertise. Attend the non-stop event, learn the latest in cutting-edge technology and methods, and return home ready to make your farming operation the best it can be.

Eco-Ag U Advanced Learning Workshops

Eco-Ag U Workshops are optional, intensive, day-long-courses taught by eco-farming’s top consultants, practitioners, and thinkers. Eco-Ag U workshops qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEU)

View this year’s line-up of Eco-Ag U workshops.

For more information or to register for the 2019 Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference, visit the conference website or contact the Acres U.S.A. office by email or phone (1-800-355-5313).


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