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New Meetup: Trip to Rodale Institute Farm in PA

From: Wanda K.
Sent on: Saturday, June 27, 2009 12:39 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Vegetable Garden Adventures!

What: Trip to Rodale Institute Farm in PA

When: July 17,[masked]:00 AM

Cashing in on Soil Health

Fee: $15.00 includes lunch
Register on line at: http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/registration2009 or by phone at[masked]-1409.

Healthy soil is the building block of vitality for plants, animals and humans. What?s more, healthy soil can be our leading tool to fight global warming.

There?s a clear ?carbon connection? farmers can make between storing biological carbon in soils and removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. In the near future, farmers and landowners who farm in ways that increase their capacity for carbon sequestration can be financially rewarded for their efforts. That?s right?extra income for using agriculturally sound practices that also build soil health.

Join Rodale Institute researchers and guest speakers for a day of presentations, hands-on workshops and Institute farm tours.

* Discover resources on how to start building soil health.
* Learn soil-building practices that every farmer can use every day.
* See what 30 years of organic management does to improve soil texture and performance.
* Experience the vitality of a farm that is actively pioneering the frontiers of organic agriculture after 60- years of ground-breaking research.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/Vegetable-Garden-Adventures/calendar/10747602/

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