PASA Education Director Job Opening

http://www.pasafarming.org/files/PASADirectorofEdPrograms.pdf Job Announcement POSITION: Director of Educational Programs AVAILABILITY: May 2014 PASA MISSION STATEMENT: Promoting profitable farms that produce healthy food for all people while respecting the natural environment. INTRODUCTION: Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) works to improve the economic viability, environmental soundness and social responsibility of food and farming systems across Pennsylvania and throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. As […]

PASA Event Management Intern

PASA EVENT MANAGEMENT INTERN Job Expectations: Work out of the Millheim office for the equivalent of 3 to 4 full days (24 to 32 hours per week, with the, possibility of some weeks being closer to 40 as needed). Primary Responsibilities: To assist with organizing the events surrounding LFW and the Farm Tour, to include working with farms and volunteers as well as […]

Backyard Orchards and Berries

Saturday, March 29th, 2-4pm Backyard Orchards and Berries $10 DCF CSA or PASA members/$12 non-members Thom Marti Register: http://backyardorchards.brownpapertickets.com/ That sunny corner of your yard should be working for you instead of just growing grass. Wouldn’t a few small apple trees be just the thing? What about fresh berries for breakfast? Just step outside the door and pick them after dinner […]

March 8th Program at Wilson College

An Agricultural Revival http://community.naturallygrown.org/gathering_pa Come to stretch your mind and spirit, build community, and learn something useful. The Lineup of the Day * Keynote by Brian Snyder, Executive Director of Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture, and author of the inspired and informative Write to Farm blog * “Short Takes on Real Farm Life” * Workshops – to keep us sharp […]

Canceled: Gearing up for the Growing Season

This event has been canceled due to low registration. Thank you for understanding and we hope to see you at a future sustainability workshop! Saturday, February 22nd, 2-4pm Gearing Up for The Growing Season $8 members/$10 non-members Join Farm Manager Jenn Halpin for an in-depth planning session aimed at helping you develop goals and strategies for the coming growing season. […]

November 16th: Crop Planning Workshop

Crop planning is a vital part of running an efficient and successful farm.  Diversified vegetable farmers often raise more than fifty different crops on fields of variable size and shape, making crop planning time consuming and complicated.   This workshop will introduce beginning and intermediate vegetable growers to crop planning methods that the presenters have developed over years of trial and […]

Backyard Chickens: Not too late to register!

October 12th, 2:00-4:00pm Backyard Chickens Workshops Register  Farmer Jenn will lead workshop participants on how to raise healthy hens for eggs and broiler chickens for meat. The Dickinson College Farm practices rotational grazing with their chickens, which means healthy birds, eggs and meat. In addition to covering topics like housing, feed and general care farm staff will demonstrate the steps […]

Art on the Farm this Sunday, Sept. 22nd

Local dinner, local beer, wine and appetizers; artists working in many mediums; farm ingredients; live and silent auctions and live music at http://blogs.dickinson.edu/artonthefarm/! Art on the Farm takes place at the Dickinson College Farm, 553 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA Buy ticket online or in person at the HUB Farm Stand this Friday, September 20th at the HUB Farm Stand! Tickets are $40 per […]

3rd Annual Art on the Farm Sunday, Sept. 22nd

at the Dickinson College Farm, 553 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA Sunday, September 22nd, 2013. The fun starts at 3pm! Read more about featured artists, restaurants and breweries at http://blogs.dickinson.edu/artonthefarm/ Come and enjoy an afternoon outdoors meandering farm fields and seeing 2D, 3D and performance art in action while learning about sustainable land management practices. Locally-crafted artwork that reflects our region’s resources will […]

Postponed: Harness the Sun!

July 27th, 2:00-4:00pm Thank you for your interest in Harness the Sun! Due to a low number of registrations, this workshop has been postponed to the fall. We’ll post the new date and time soon.  There are many ways to utilize the sun’s energy.  This workshop will focus on low-input technologies for renewable energy enthusiasts.  Participants will learn how to […]