VOGA, along with The Learning Council, sponsored a Beekeeping Workshop at Thistle Whistle Farm on May 11, 2018. It was well attended, and the attendees participated by asking questions and offering observations.
The Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance along with the Valley Organic Growers Association, The Learning Council and Slow Food Western Slope hosted a Seed Swap and a Seed Panel plus a Seed School in a Day in Hotchkiss’s Memorial Hall in March 2018.
In Lloyd Nelson’s March 19, 2018 Regenerative Agriculture presentation, a lively discussion ensued on the core principles of Biodynamic Agriculture. Attendees learned how to create sustainable fertility and healthy soil in farms, orchards, vineyards and gardens.
The Learning Council and Valley Organic Growers Association sponsored a hemp panel discussion at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia, CO on March 5, 2018.