Lunch with a Farmer Live question & answer short Tours (online)

$100.00

A live, virtual break to see the farm first-hand for 8 weeks running in the spring. Each of 8 Wednesdays for 1/2 an hour starting with a 5 -10 minute discussion of what’s happening on the farm right then, followed by a demo of that week’s topic, and finally a question and answer session where you can ask Steve the question you’ve been trying to remember all year! You get the opportunity to see the orchard during the live sessions, and reap the benefits of 4 generations of fruit growing experience in Colorado. Wednesdays March 23 -May 11, 12:30 – 1pm. You will receive a video meeting invitation for all 8 weeks.

Walking the young apple rows

Walking the young apple rows

 

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LUNCH WITH A FARMER LIVE QUESTION-AND-ANSWER ($100) $75

An 8-week live series starting with a 5 -10 minute discussion of what’s happening on the farm each week, then a question and answer session on the topic of the week. You get the opportunity to see the orchard during the live sessions, and reap the benefits of 4 generations of fruit growing experience in Colorado. Wednesdays March 23 -May 11, 12:30 – 1pm. You will receive a video meeting invitation for all 8 weeks.

Heading out into the orchards to look at freeze damage

TOPICS BY WEEK:

  1. Pruning – Why and How
  2. Water – All that glitters is not Gold – drought, sources, ownership, & how it works on the farm.
  3. Grafting – When, How, and Why?
  4. Planting – the backstory of a fruit tree & planting choices + visuals from the new fields
  5. What does Organic mean? What differences does it make in running the farm?
  6. Stewardship & Environment – Land, Air, Water, Community, Supply Chain, and Wildlife
  7. Cover Crops – What do we use and What good does it do?
  8. Pest & Disease Management – Guess what’s new this year?