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6800 East Ave 6800 East Avenue Ballico, CA

2023 Regenerative Almond Field Day at Burroughs Family Farms (CA)

A two-day learning opportunity to explore regenerative almond farming @ Burroughs Family Farm The Regenerative Almond Field Day convenes together farmers, industry leaders, researchers, policymakers, healthcare managers, funders, activists, educators, students, and others working toward a healthy

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Time & Location

Feb 22, 2023, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

6800 East Ave 6800 East Avenue Ballico, CA

About the event

FEBRUARY 21-22, 2023

The Regenerative Almond Field Day will grow the movement of resilient farming by convening together farmers, industry leaders, researchers, technical service providers, land & livestock managers, policymakers and others working toward a healthy and truly regenerative food system.

This interactive field day will offer farmers at every level the opportunity to learn from practitioners on the ground, get the latest information from researchers, ask questions of each other, and connect with folks committed to growing a food system that is healthy for our land and communities.

https://burroughsfamilyfarms.com/pages/regenerative-almond-field-day

WHAT TO EXPECT

Tuesday Welcome Program & Dinner | 4-8pm

  • Hear from leaders in regenerative farming including a case study with Burroughs Family Orchards
  • Enjoy a delicious locally sourced dinner
  • Stay overnight - camping or local lodging
  • Regular price: $30 | Farmer price: $15 OR donate-what-you-can*

Wednesday Field Day | 9am - 3pm

  • Tour and explore the orchards with field demonstrations
  • Learn and connect through farmer-to-farmer panels (*see speakers below)
  • Hear research updates from experts in the field
  • Enjoy meaningful conversation over a nourishing and delicious lunch
  • Regular price: $50 | Farmer price: $30 OR donate-what-you-can*

*Donate-what-you-can: we want to make sure this event is accessible to everyone and that money is not a barrier to participation. Please use this ticket type and donate the amount you are comfortable with - no one will be turned away!

SPEAKERS

Our speakers include farmers, researchers and industry leaders who will share what they do, why they do it, and what they have learned along the way.

LOCATION: Burroughs Family Orchards, 6800 East Avenue , Ballico, CA 95303

LODGING & CAMPING OPTIONS: coming soon!

ABOUT Burroughs Family Orchards: Burroughs Family Orchards, is the first almond farm to earn a Regenerative Organic Certification (ROCTM) from the Regenerative Organic Alliance (ROA), a third-party nonprofit certification established in 2017 by a group of farmers, business leaders, and experts in soil health, animal welfare, and social fairness.

The Burroughs’ dedication to regenerative organic farming practices began more than 20 years ago, making them agricultural pioneers and recognized advocates for utilizing regenerative practices including: low/no-till; biodiversity; no synthetic pesticides, herbicides or fertilizer; utilizing cover crops and integrating grazing livestock .

SPONSORS

  • No Regrets Initiative
  • Penny Newman
  • Yosemite Farm Credit
  • Sill Properties
  • Oliveira Enterprises
  • Equal Exchange
  • Garton Tractor
  • New Barn Organics
  • Sran Family Orchards
  • n & S Tractor
  • Point Blue
  • TOL Inc
  • Almond Board of California
  • BeeHero
  • California Farmland Trust
  • Sam's Adventure Snacks
  • Growers Secret

Want to be a sponsor and/or have an exhibitor booth? More details here: https://burroughsfamilyfarms.com/pages/regenerative-almond-field-day

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