#farming

Irrigation Design


  • November 9, 2019
    1:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Irrigation can be a critical part of your growing strategy no matter what the size of your farm or homestead. Join members of the Living Web Farm staff as we host a soup-to-nuts comprehensive workshop on best practices in irrigation design, covering the simplest DIY schemes to a range of more technical approaches. LWF’s Director (more…)

All About Cucurbits


  • July 27, 2019
    1:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Cucurbit crops such as melons, squashes, cucumbers, and gourds can be sustaining crops for farmers and gardeners if their needs are met. This class provides a complete look at the cucurbit crop family, as instructor Patryk Battle gives participants a look at genetics, soils and soil preparation, timing, seeds as opposed to transplants, seedling production, (more…)

Savvy Tillage


  • May 25, 2019
    1:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Jeff Poppen, the Barefoot Farmer, is back at Living Web Farms in 2019 for a workshop highlighting his smart and resourceful tillage program. Learn to use tillage the right way, to help you manage efficiently without killing the soil- and how to do it without fancy and over-expensive equipment. (more…)

Community Work Day


  • June 30, 2018
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

We’re breaking ground bit by bit at our newest farm on North Mills River Road, and we’d like to welcome our community to a work day and picnic! Children are welcome, and work will involve hoeing, hand planting, and hand seeding. We will be focusing on our three sisters planting of corn, beans, and squash, (more…)

Learning to See: Supporting the Insects that Make Our Farm & Garden Work


  • July 28, 2018
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Learn all about pollinators- BEYOND honeybees! This workshop will explore the many native bees, predatory wasps, beetles, flies, butterflies, and moths that are vital to healthy farm systems, and the direct practices of farmscaping that can be practiced in order to support their populations. Nancy Lee Adamson, with the Xerces Society, together with Brannen Basham (more…)

All About Allium Production


  • June 9, 2018
    1:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Treasured for their culinary, and even some medicinal contributions, allium crops such as garlic, onions, shallots, chives and leeks can provide gratifying yields, if their needs are met. This class provides the tools required to achieve such yields. Instructor Patryk Battle will lead the participants into a look at genetics, soils and soil preparation, timing, (more…)

Assessing Soil Health on your Farm with a Microscope


  • April 21, 2018
    1:30 pm - 7:00 pm

NOTE: This event has reached capacity. Stay tuned for the video! The most essential question for the farmer to ask about his or her soil: Is it alive? In this workshop, we will look at soil samples from participant’s farms, and assess qualitatively the effect of the microorganisms we see on the farm ecosystem. We (more…)

The Independent Farmstead: Smart, Savvy, Scalable Land Stewardship


  • March 9, 2018
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for this event are for sale via our partner, Organic Growers School. To register, CLICK HERE. Interested participants wishing to apply for a scholarship must contact Living Web Farms to receive an application. +++ In our lifetimes, we’ve seen significant decline in the home-grown American food community. How did farm families in (more…)