SC Organization for Organic Living

Cultivate Class Schedule

 8 - 9
Registration & Breakfast

 







8:30 - 8:50
Opening remarks









Practical Farm Skills

 Permaculture    


Animals


Healing plants & fungi

Soil and Pasture Health

Seed to Stem

 Expanding    your product line

The business of farming
9:00 - 10:15
Building Roof Trusses, part 1
Backyard Economics
The mineral box
Medicine from the trees
Free and small-scale cover crops
In defense of okra
The Business of Mushrooms
Farm-to-Table Co-ops
10:30 - 11:45
Building Roof Trusses, part 2
A return to a cyclical perspective using the "Medicine Wheel Metaphor"
Managing mixed flocks
Herbal baby & child care
Soils - why we have to start here
4 Easy Ways to Grow Mushrooms for Food and Medicine
Profiting from Beneficial Insects and Microbes
Avoiding mistakes:  25 things I did starting out that you shouldn't
Lunch
11:45 - 1:00







1:15-2:30
 
Modern Homesteading Skills

An Appalachian Milpa Lifeway

Goats 101


Farm First Aid


Soil Health and fertility

Maximizing your product line with innovative, value-added items

Success with USDA Grants


Anti Farmers Market Survival Guide

2:45-4:00

Basic Tractor Maintenance and Operation

Foraging for profit or your larder

Managing farms and creating habitat to support beneficial species
Medicinal Mushroom    Magic: species profiles, uses,  dosing and Tincture Making Demo

Permaculture Payback:  success story of a small farm

Seed Saving

NRCS High Tunnel Program (EQIP)

Critical Agricultural Labor Issues