2014 Field Days

Dakota Rural Action’s Farmer Network hosts a series of farm tours and skill sessions every summer. This series is an extension of the Farm Beginnings class schedule and is open to all Farmer Network members. The 2014 schedule is still being developed–check back soon.

2014 Summer Schedule:

March 8 – Glacial Lakes Permaculture
Brookings, SD
Training on applying permaculture to your farm

June 21 – Cliff’s GrassGrown Beef
Gary, SD
Cliff’s Annual Solstice Bonfire & Get Together

June 28 – Pleasant Valley Farm
Custer, SD
Introduction to raising goats

July 22 – Helping Transfer Farm and Ranch Businesses to the Next Generation
Spearfish, SD
Estate planning workshop held in conjunction with Legal Aid of Nebraska

July 24 – Helping Transfer Farm and Ranch Businesses to the Next Generation
Pierre, SD
Estate planning workshop held in conjunction with Legal Aid of Nebraska

August TBD – Joy Farm
Caputa, SD
Field day on permaculture, vegetable CSA, dairy goats, and chickens

September TBD – Farmer Network Hootenanny
Bear Butte Gardens, Sturis, SD
Celebration of farming, food, and music. Silent auction to raise money for Farm Beginnings scholarships.

Please contact Heidi Kolbeck-Urlacher at heidiku@dakotarural.org or 605.697.5204 for more information.