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June 29, 2023 @ 9:00 am12:00 pm MDT


Early Season Weed Management and Bed Preparation Workshop | Hosted by Chispas Farm and Rodale Institute

Join Chispas Farm and Rodale Institute for a morning of speakers and demonstrations on bed preparation for small-scale growers, including double digging for soil remediation and stale seed bed preparation. Learn about different tools to use and philosophies on bed prep and reducing weed pressure in the early season.

General Agenda: 

  • 8:45-9am – Arrive, grab a breakfast burrito and coffee
  • 9-10am – Introductions and Farm Tour
  • 10-11am – Double digging bed preparation with Anita Adalja Ashokra Farms
  • 11-12pm – Stale seed bed preparation with Becky Hume from Johnny’s Seeds
  • 12pm – Lunch and resource sharing

This is a free workshop, but space is limited. Farmers and land stewards are prioritized. Please pre-register to save your spot.

Location: Chispas Farm, 229 Saavedra Rd SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105 United States

This work is supported through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP). TOPP is a program of the USDA Organic Transition Initiative and is administered by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP).



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June 29, 2023
9:00 am – 12:00 pm MDT
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Chispas Farm
229 Saavedra Rd SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105 United States
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