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EFAO Offers Advanced Course

By Tony McQuail

The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario will be offering a 1 day advanced course for ecological farmers at Kemptville College. The course will run from 10 to 4, Sat. November 26, 1994 at Kemptville College. Registration will start at 9:00 a.m. Participants can bring a lunch or buy it at the Cafeteria. The course will feature a group of experienced farmers presenting one hour workshops in specific areas. Ted Zettel will moderate the day and speak on organic dairy production and the current status of organic cheese. Harold Saunders and Bob Budd will deal with Community Shared Agriculture from their experience setting up and operating CSA's. Hubert Earl will cover intensive pasture management. Tony McQuail will speak on his experience with organic orchard systems. Shelly Paulocik will cover growing nursery stock and producing your own trees for windbreaks and hedgerows. Chris Hoskins will cover natural areas, woodlots and water courses.

Participants will receive a copy of the book, Organic Field Crop Production. Each workshop will include ample opportunity for questions and discussion. The course will be $40.00 per person or $35.00 for pre-registrations received by November 20th. For more information or to pre-register contact Hubert Earl 613-924-2052.



WHEN: Oct. 29, 1994

WHERE: Kemptville College

FOR MORE INFO: Hank Jones 613-731-5237 or

Dave Chapeskie 613-258-8302

Copyright 1994 Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.

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