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Integrating Sheep and Vegetables at Sundog Farm – Pest & Disease Management
Friday, June 5 | 12:30 – 1:05 p.m.
Be ready to follow along with this handout for the field day!
Join Carmen, Maja and the rest of the crew at Sundog Farm to learn how they are addressing challenges on their farm. In this three-part series, you will see how the team manages sheep grazing through their vegetable fields. Carmen and Maja will share how they scout for disease and manage black rot. You’ll also find out how they fill CSA orders for 200 families, as Local Harvest CSA has done for 25 years!
The Farm: Carmen Black owns and operates SunDog Farm and Local Harvest CSA near Solon, Iowa, with her sister, Maja. They raise vegetables for 200 families and graze a small flock of sheep. 2020 is the 25th anniversary of Local Harvest CSA, and Carmen, Maja and the team are looking forward to celebrating the milestone with former owner and farmer-mentor, Susan Jutz, who launched the CSA in 1996.
Format: Virtual Field Day (#1 of 3 in Series)
Note: You may attend all events in the series, or pick the ones you’re most interested in.
Platform: Facebook Live
Other Events in the Series:
- July 3: Celebrating 25 years of Local Harvest CSA
- Aug 7: Integrating sheep and vegetables: cover crop grazing and field cleaning
By registering, you’ll receive email reminders leading up to the event with instructions on how to join, and a link to participate, if applicable.
This field day was made possible in part by the support of Ceres Trust.
2020 Field Day Sponsors