Agroforestry Farming Workshop Schedule

By July 25, 2019VABF News

Agroforestry Farming Workshop – Catawba Sustainability Center 19-21 August 2019

Monday, August 19

TIME AGENDA ITEM LOCATION
6:30-9pm Registration and welcome social: heavy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar

Informational remarks about workshop and partnering organizations

Live music by Clover Hollow

 

5 Points Music Sanctuary  

Tuesday, August 20

7-8:15am Breakfast (guests only) Hotel Roanoke
8:15-9am Transport from Hotel Roanoke to Catawba Community Center  
9-10:30am Introductory presentations and registration for new arrivals Catawba Community Center
10:30-10:45am Break  
10:45-noon Introductory presentations continued Catawba Community Center
Noon-12:40 Lunch, question and answers, discussion Catawba Community Center
12:40-1pm Transport to Catawba Farm and movement to field stations  
1-2:30pm Field sessions: rotation #1 Catawba Farm
2:30-2:50pm Rotate to next field station  
2:50-4:20pm Field sessions: rotation #2  
4:20-5pm Wrap-up and transport to Hotel Roanoke  
5-6:30pm Rest and free time  
6:30–9pm Banquet – Keynote “We do not farm for bread alone: Making a living and a livable world with agroforestry” Keefe Keeley, Savannah Institute 5 Points Music Sanctuary

 

Wednesday, August 21

7-8:15am Breakfast (guests only – check out and luggage store) Hotel Roanoke
8:15-9am Transport from Hotel Roanoke to Catawba Farm  
9-9:40am Morning summary session Catawba Community Center
9:40-10am Transport to Catawba Farm and movement to field stations  
10am-11:30pm Field sessions: rotation # Catawba Farm
11:30-11:50pm Transport to Catawba Community Center  
11:50-12:40pm Lunch and additional presentations/discussion Catawba Community Center
12:40-1pm Transport to Catawba Farm and movement to field stations  
1-2:30pm Field sessions: rotation #4 Catawba Farm
2:30-2:50pm Rotate to next field station  
2:50-4:20pm Field sessions: rotation #5 Catawba Farm
4:20-4:30 Move to food forest site on Catawba Farm  
4:30-5pm Question and answers, discussion, evaluation and farewell Catawba Farm Food Forest
5pm Transport to Roanoke Hotel for guests