January 26, 2015. Are You Ready to Start a CSA workshop series, #1

January 26, 2015. Are you ready to start a CSA workshop series. These six workshops will be taught by experienced growers and UT personnel and will provide growers with training in planning, structuring, marketing, managing, analyzing profitability and expanding a CSA.

January 26, Choosing Your Crops and Varieties, and Scheduling Their Planting in the Greenhouse and the Field, led by Jeff Martin, Plant Sciences, and Adam Colvin, Colvin Family Farm, Spring City, TN. This workshop will help determine crop and variety selection, as well as crop in the field and greenhouse.

These 2-hour workshops are scheduled for one Monday afternoon a month, and will be offered on working farms throughout Tennessee from January to June 2015.  All workshops will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, regardless of timezone (ie., the workshop in Toone will take place at 1:00 PM CST, while the workshop located in Heiskell will take place at 1:00 PM EST).

Registration is $50 per person for all six workshops or $10 per person per workshop.

Registration for TN Fruit and Vegetable Association members (http://www.tfva.org/jointfva/) or TN Organic Growers Association members (http://www.tnorganics.org/contact.html) is FREE. Enter promo code TFVAFREE or TOGAFREE on the payment screen, if you are a member. Member verification required.