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Thursday, December 2 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
No-till Vegetable Farming: Small-Scale Vegetable Farms

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No-till? No problem! Well, not always. Join experienced no-till growers in a riveting brainstorm that’s sure to get your creative juices flowing! Each panelist will share about their farm, their no-till strategies, and some of their no-till successes and wins. Then each panelist will share a sticky problem or challenge they're encountering in regard to no-till, and as a group, the panelists and moderator will work to brainstorm potential solutions to each farmer's challenge. Come learn about no-till strategies and even better, learn about the problem-solving process required to implement no-till in your specific context. This session will focus on smaller scale no-till contexts such as market gardens. Moderated by the one and only Farmer Jesse from the No-Till Market Garden Podcast

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Spence

Ryan Spence

Field Good Farms
Ryan Spence has been living and farming in northeastern Ontario for 11 years. He owns and operates Field Good Farms / La ferme j'me champs bien. Field Good Farms is constantly evolving, but currently, alongside Isabelle, Ryan’s interests are increasing biodiversity, conservation... Read More →
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Jesse Frost

No-Till Market Garden Podcast
Jesse Frost is one-half of the farm team at Rough Draft Farmstead with his wife Hannah Crabtree in Central Kentucky. Jesse hosts The No-Till Market Garden Podcast and a video series on YouTube about no-till market gardening. His background is in cooking, off-grid farming, and journalism... Read More →
avatar for Isabelle Spence Legault

Isabelle Spence Legault

Field Good Farms
Isabelle Spence-Legault is co-owner/operator of Field Good Farms/La ferme j’me champs bien, a small-scale organic vegetable farm in Northeastern Ontario where she has been farming for seven years alongside her partner Ryan Spence. Isabelle’s interest in farming started with an... Read More →
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Daniel Mays

Frith Farm
Daniel Mays runs Frith Farm in southern Maine, where he has been growing vegetables commercially using no-till methods since 2011. His Waldorf education and Quaker upbringing shape his relationship to land and community, and their influences can be seen in Frith Farm's commitment... Read More →
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Kristine Hammel

Persephone Market Garden
Kristine Hammel lives at the base of the Saugeen Peninsula, on the traditional land of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation. She farms with her husband and three children, growing vegetables and herbs, a small flock of sheep and various poultry, along with lots of nut trees. Her focus is on... Read More →


Thursday December 2, 2021 11:30am - 1:00pm EST
Online over Zoom