Tuesday, February 11, 2014

A Gathering of Farmers at Wilson College

by Carol Kagan, Master Gardener
Recently Fulton Farm at Wilson College received U.S. Department of Agriculture organic certification for produce and herbs grown on the college farm, a major step for the college and its sustainability program.

On Saturday, March 8, Wilson College is hosting a unique Certified Naturally Grown event: A Gathering of the Farmers, An Agricultural Revival. All members of the community are invited to attend.
There will be a Keynote address by Brian Snyder, Executive Director of Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture

*Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir - a radical musical revival

*Workshops - to keep us sharp and growing strong: Topics TBD (Presenters sought-information at this Weblink)

Evening Events: Bonfire, Chili, Cider, Hootenanny

General Admission
Daytime only events is $30
Daytime and evening events is $35

Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) is dedicated to strengthening sustainable agriculture by offering peer-review certification to farmers and beekeepers who use natural practices free of synthetic chemicals to produce food for their local communities. CNG is a grassroots non-profit organization founded by farmers in 2002. 

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