Farmers Workshop on Biochar featuring Cornell Research and SARE field trials

October 13, 2013
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

New England Small Farm Institute
275 Jackson St.
Belchertown, MA 01007
United States
42° 17' 2.706" N, 72° 25' 23.6964" W
Admission: 
$35.00
Contact:
Karen Ribeiro
413-265-3892

Sunday afternoon October 13, 2013 from 1:00 to 4:00pm, at the New England Small Farm Institute in Belchertown, MA (275 Jackson Street)

Join fellow farmers and gardeners in an interactive, educational, and highly stimulating presentation/workshop about what biochar is (and is not) along with details about how and why biochar can help you achieve your growing goals. Learn about the many benefits of soil conditioning with biochar, application techniques and amounts, carbon stability, and other practical advice. Rachel Hestrin from Cornell University will deliver a hands on technical presentation and field expert David Yarrow will review his extensive SARE grant trials.

Directions and Parking: 

Left off Route 181 just north of the Belchertown Common.