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Calendar of events

March 6 - April 24

Organic Farm/Processor Inspector Training. For more information contact: Assiniboine Community College, Brandon, MB R7A 2A9. Phone: 1-800-862-6307 ext. 6679, or (204) 726-6679. E-mail: ceplis@adminnet.assiniboinec.mb.ca.

 

March 14 - May 9

Organic Value-Added Food Processing. For more information contact: Assiniboine Community College, Brandon, MB R7A 2A9. Phone: 1-800-862-6307 ext. 6679, or (204) 726-6679. E-mail: ceplis@adminnet.assiniboinec.mb.ca.

 

March 16 - 17

"It's simple . . . farms = food", New Concord, OH. For more information contact: Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, P.O. Box 82234, Columbus, OH 43202. Phone: (614) 294-3663.

 

March 20 - 23

"Composting Markes Compost", Olds College, Alberta, Canada. For more information contact: Tom Clark, (403) 556-4644 or Kim Ayrton, (403) 556-4745.

 

March 23

This Business of Grazing - 2nd Annual Conference. Sharing the experience with intensive pasture management. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Grey Central School, Ethel, Ontario. For more information call: Tony McQuail (519) 528-2493 or Hubert Earl (613) 924-2052.

 

March 23 - April 6

Permaculture Design Course by Bill Mollison and Scott Pittman at the Rodale Institute. For more information call: (610) 683-1400.

 

April 13 & 20

Permaculture community action worknet 1996 course in permaculture, weekend workshop in Toronto. For more information contact: P.C.A.W., 104 Bridlewood Blvd., Agincourt, On M1T 1R1. Phone: (416) 497-5746.

 

April 13 - 26

Permaculture Design Course with Bill Mollison, North Central Texas. For more information contact: Kirby Fry or Inger Myhre (817) 897-9402; fax: 897-3785; E-mail: 72530.1353@compuserve.com.

 

June 21 - 23

Permaculture community action worknet 1996 course in permaculture, weekend workshop in London. For more information contact: P.C.A.W., 104 Bridlewood Blvd., Agincourt, On M1T 1R1. Phone: (416) 497-5746.

 

June 24 - 27

9th European Bioenergy Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark. For more information contact: Dis Congress Service Copenhagen A/S Herlev RingveJ 2C, DK-2730 Herlev, Denmark, or fax: +45-4492 5050.

 

July 5 - 13

Permaculture community action worknet 1996 nine day course in urban permaculture workshop in Toronto. For more information contact: P.C.A.W., 104 Bridlewood Blvd., Agincourt, On M1T 1R1. Phone: (416) 497-5746.

 

August 9 - 11

Northeast Organic Farming Association 22nd Annual Summer Conference, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA. For more information contact: Julie Rawson, 411 Sheldon Road, Barre, MA 01005. Phone: (508) 355-2853.

 

August 11 - 15

11th IFOAM Scientific Conference & 1st Organic World Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark. For more information contact: Secretariat: ifoam'96, Blegdamsvej 4, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark. Phone: 45 3537 2096; fax: 45 3537 4096; E-mail: ifoam96@login.dknet.dk.

 

September 4 - 8

1996 Eastern Permaculture Convergence, Almonte, Ontario (southwest of Ottawa). For more information contact: P.C.A.W., 104 Bridlewood Blvd., Agincourt, On M1T 1R1. Phone: (416) 497-5746.

 

September 15 - 19

Bioenergy '96 - The Seventh National Bioenergy Conference, Nashville Tennessee. For more information call: (205) 386-2925.

 

September 26 - 29

American Community Gardening Association, 17th annual conference, Hotel du Parc, Montreal. For more information contact: Daniel Reed (514) 872-6363.

 

September 28 - October 7

Sixth International Permaculture Conference "Designing for a Sustainable Future", Perth, Western Australia. For more information contact: Sixth Permaculture Conference Secretariat, PO Box 568, Kalamunda, Western Australia, 6076.

 

November 11 - 16

"Changing Agricultural Opportunities: The Role of Farming Systems Approaches," Colombo, Sri Lanka. For more information contact: 14th International Symposium on Sustainable Farming Systems, P.O. Box 42, Socio Economic and Planning Centre, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Phone 94-8-88798; E-mail Sympo@deptag.ac.lk.

 

November 14 - 17

"Seeds of Hope in a Changing Agriculture," a farmers dialogue on healing conflicts and solving problems, St. Paul, MN. For more information contact: The Farmers Dialogue, 661 Western Ave., St. Paul, MN 55103. Phone (612) 698-7382.

 

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