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Past Field School Events

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00am

Want to keep your crops healthy? Need help identifying and responding to those bugs and spots on your crops? Join us at Cottingham Farm to learn to scout, identify, and treat pest and disease issues on your farm. Join us June 23, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in Easton, MD (Eastern Shore, MD). Register HERE


Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:00pm

Tour a hopyard in season and learn to care for hops bines! Join us at the Brookeville Beer Farm for the second in a series of three hops growing events. Register HERE.

Wednesday, June 6, 12:00 – 3:00 PM


Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:00pm

Curious about Forming a Farmer Co-op? Don't miss this chance to learn the nuts and bolts from a farmer co-operative expert, Peggy Fogarty from Keystone Development Center! PLUS, learn to sell to top local chefs! Premier Delmarva Chef Bill Clifton of Henlopen City Oyster House will share marketing insights and discuss his relationships with local farmers.

May 10th, 12:00-3:30 pm at Blades Orchard in Federalsburg, MD. $15 FHCASA & DFU Members/ $20 non-members. Register here!







Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

This event has been RESCHEDULED due to weather for Thursday, June 7th, 2-4pm.

St. Brigid’s Farm has long been an innovator in creating and maintaining healthy perennial pastures for their herd. Now they’re innovating again as one of the first grazing operations in the region to add a milking robot to their operation. The result: happy cows and happy farmers!









Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:00am

On May 19th from 9:00 am-12:00 pm, gain hands-on experience and knowledge about caring for small ruminants on your farm with experienced livestock farmers at Crooked Fence Farm in Reisterstown, MD. Crooked Fence Farm is a diversified farm operation growing “field-to-belly” food. Register Here!









Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

See a local draft-powered farm in action! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see Green Gate Farm’s draft-powered operation and equipment. Register HERE

Join Lars Prillman and Leslie Randall of Green Gate Farm for an afternoon introduction to draft-powered farming. 1665 Persimmon Ln, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 4:00pm

Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Register for the whole series or individual sessions HERE.


Sessions are April-October at various locations in Baltimore, MD. The next workshop covers Soil Health & Weed Management on May 15, 4-7 pm at Boone Street Farm.



Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 10:00am

Want to grow your own transplants for your small farm or garden? Refine your transplant production knowledge? This hands-on workshop is for you!

Register HERE.


Join experienced farmer and Future Harvest CASA member Hattie Allen for a hands-on workshop all about growing your own transplants for your small farm. Special attention will be given to succession planting and other techniques to ensure a continuous supply of produce, flowers, and herbs.

A potluck lunch will follow the workshop; please bring something to share. And please carpool if possible as onsite parking is limited.

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 9:45am

This event is now SOLD OUT. Please contact Niamh Shortt at with questions. 

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Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 9:00am

Learn all about winter care for your budding orchard! Join Future Harvest CASA and experienced orchardists at MacBride and Gill Falcon Ridge Farm, LLC for a hands-on pruning workshop.

MacBride and Gill Falcon Ridge Farm, LLC produces apples, cherries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, Asian pears, persimmons, and more using sustainable production methods. Join farm owners and Future Harvest CASA members Stanton Gill, Kelly MacBride-Gill, and Chelsey MacBride-Gill for an interactive pruning demonstration, discussion of fruit tree and berry health, and tour of commercial and experimental fruit varieties. Attendees will assist in pruning fruit trees and berry plants. A potluck lunch will follow.

Register HERE.