Thursday, December 8, 2011

Foothills Fresh Growers School

N.C. Cooperative Extension Service
Catawba County Agricultural Resources Center
1175 South Brady Avenue, Newton, NC
February 24, 2012


8:00 a.m. Registration and Refreshments (Biscuits, Juice, Coffee)

8:30 a.m. Welcome—Jeff Carpenter

8:35 a.m. Update on the Foothills Fresh Program—Kevin Starr

8:45 a.m. Tapping into the Charlotte Market—Christy Shi

9:30 a.m. Managing Stink Bugs and Other Interesting Insect Pests of Vegetables—Jim Walgenbach

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Pollinator Conservation—Nancy Lee Adamson

11:15 a.m. Bringing New Farmers to the Table / Perspectives from a
New Small Farm—Joanna Lelekacs

12:00 noon Adjourn

Registration: There is no charge to attend the school. However, pre-registration is required. Call 828-465-8240 or e-mail no later than February 17. You may also register on-line at .

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