Transitioning to No-Till, Tarping and More

Transitioning to No-Till, Tarping and More

Hannah Breckbill and Emily FaganSunday, Sept. 10 | 3-5 p.m.

Hosts: Hannah Breckbill & Emily Fagan

Humble Hands Harvest | In partnership with Rodale Institute, Midwest Organic Center

Address: 2741 Hidden Falls Rd. | Decorah, IA 52101


Humble Hands Harvest is a worker-owned cooperative farm with 2-plus acres of organic vegetables, grass-finished lamb, pastured pork and perennial crops. Co-farmers Hannah Breckbill and Emily Fagan have been on a journey toward no-till vegetable production to increase the resiliency of their farm. Come learn from their experiences with no-till methods, including how it has affected their soil quality and what they are excited to try next.

Attendees are encouraged to stay for PFI’s Farmland Owner Legacy Award celebration, with dinner at 6 p.m.

Sponsored by: 

  • Premier 1 Supplies

See & Discuss:

  • Methods and challenges of transitioning to no-till vegetables
  • Tarping, crop rotation, bed management and tools
  • Introducing perennial crops and native plants
  • Pasture management for sheep and pigs
  • Prairie management