• Kristen SB
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    Posted June 30, 2020

    Northeast SARE Grant Preproposals DUE July 23, 2020 – Sustainable Agriculture programs

    Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Research and Education, Professional Development, and Research for Novel Approaches grant programs are currently accepting preproposals for the 2021 grant cycle. Preproposals are due online by 5 p.m. ET on Thursday, July 23, 2020. The Research and Education Program funds applied research and farmer education projects on sustainable farming and food system topics. Projects…

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    Posted June 17, 2020

    It’s Hump Day in the Chesapeake Bay….

    …And quite frankly, all of us, environmental professionals, conservationists, and the like, benefit from artistic reminders of the value of good conservation.  In this case, native landscapes are brought to us, thanks to Park Ranger, Curtis Sherwood, Samuel Lewis Park, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, for a delightful immersion into the Park meadow’s…

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    Posted September 3, 2019

    2019 Virginia Chapter SWCS Annual Meeting: Local Food Production Means Sustainability

    Join the Virginia Chapter of the Soil & Water Conservation Society in Charlottesville, VA for its 2019 Annual Meeting!  This year, the VA Chapter SWCS will convene in Charlottesville to hear from Virginia NRCS, Cooperative Extension, Researchers, Growers, Marketing Experts, Chapter leaders and local food hub specialists about how the local foods movement, conservation, soil…

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    Posted November 14, 2018

    The Real Dirt on Dirt: A Workshop on Soil & Health

    Join authors/experts David Montgomery and Anne Biklé, local farmers and other experts to explore the promise and practice of soil restoration with a special emphasis on the microbial links between soil, plant, and human health. David Montgomery is a professor of geology at University of Washington and a 2008 MacArthur Fellowship (“genius grant”) recipient. Anne…

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