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Carbon Farming & Biochar workshop

  • Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This is a one day workshop is being held on provide further education on carbon farming methods, including a focus on biochar (i.e. carbonized organic material). The workshop will review the proposed legislation and its potential impact on farmers and will include sessions led by students and faculty from Cornell University on carbon farming. In addition to an introductory keynote by Cornell's Prof. Johannes Lehmann, PhD, there will be overview of biochar benefits and uses will be provided by Kathleen Draper, owner of Finger Lakes Biochar and other researchers and entrepreneurs in the biochar field.

FOLLOWING A DELICIOUS LUNCH, THERE WILL BE HANDS-ON DEMONSTRATIONS ON HOW TO MAKE BIOCHAR AT HOME, ON FARM AND AT INDUSTRIAL SCALE. THERE'LL ALSO BE TOURS OF A SMALL AGRICULTURAL OPERATION WITH BIOCHAR EMPLOYED.

Pre-registration tickets are $30 and include lunch, a complimentary beverage (beer, wine or non-alcoholic).

Fee

$30

Learn More

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2899484

Location

Boathouse Beer Garden
6128 State Route 89
Romulus, NY 14541