speaker-info

Pam Dawling

Twin Oaks Community

New Society Publishers

www.sustainablemarketfarming.com

Pam Dawling is a contributing editor with Growing for Market magazine. Her book, Sustainable Market Farming, is on sale at this event. An avid vegetable grower for almost 40 years, she has lived at Twin Oaks Community in central Virginia for more than 20 years, growing vegetables and berries for 100 people on 3.5 acres, and providing training for members in sustainable vegetable production. Books by This Speaker: Sustainable Market Farming

Pam will be speaking at the Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Maryland Fairs

Workshops

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Lettuce Year-Round

This presentation includes techniques to extend the lettuce season using row covers, cold frames, and hoop houses to provide lettuce harvests in every month of the year. The workshop includes a look at varieties for spring, summer, fall, and winter. Pam Dawling considers the pros and cons of head lettuce, leaf lettuce, baby lettuce mix, and the newer multileaf types. She also provides information on scheduling and growing conditions, including how to persuade lettuce to germinate when it's too hot.
Organic Gardening

Available In:

Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined
North Carolina, Workshop time to be determined
Maryland, Workshop time to be determined

Cold-Hardy Winter Vegetables

Hear details on crops, timing, protection, and storage. Why farm in winter? Here’s the information to succeed: tables of cold-hardiness, including details of four ranges of cold-hardy crops (fall crops to harvest before serious cold, crops to keep growing into winter, crops for all-winter harvests, overwintering crops for spring harvests); scheduling; weather prediction and protection; hoophouse growing; and vegetable storage.
Organic Gardening

Available In:

Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined
North Carolina, Workshop time to be determined
Maryland, Workshop time to be determined