Needing Help Farming with Disabilities? Check out the Agrability NTW!

Save the Dates!!     The AgrAbility NTW is going virtual.  

Tuesdays:  February 2-August 30, 2021 1p-2:30p ET

The AgrAbility National Training Workshop (NTW) is the foremost educational event addressing issues related to disability in agriculture.  These sessions will cover topics such as agriculture as therapy, preventing secondary injuries, assistive technology for agriculture, adding value to your farm, dealing with stress, and veterans in agriculture.

A schedule of the sessions and registration information will be coming soon and will also be available on the NTW tab of the National AgrAbility Project website. AgrAbility.org

Questions?

Contact Tess tmckeel@goodwillfingerlakes.org or JoBeth jbrath@goodwillfingerlakes.org

Save the date Agrability NTW

35th Annual Small Farms Week – make plans to attend!

Small Farms Week

The 35th annual Small Farms Week will take place virtually March 21-27 with the theme “35 Years: Resilience. Strength. Diversity.” The event will offer a variety of educational programs designed to inform the public about their agricultural neighbors and provide research-based information to support small-scale farmers. A virtual kickoff preceding Small Farms Week will take place Friday, March 19, 2021, and highlight agriculture in Avery County, the home of the 2020 Small Farmers of the Year, Amos and Kaci Nidiffer.

On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, the Small Farmers’ Appreciation Program will include a keynote address by Jimmy Gentry, president of the North Carolina Grange, and the announcement of the 2021 Small Farmer of the Year. You can register at the Small Farms Week registration web page.

To learn more, visit the Small Farms Week 2021 web page.