Specialty crop growers may be interested in attending the University of Guelph’s Centre for Urban Organic Farming open house on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, from 1-4 pm.
Learn about ongoing high tunnel and field research projects with specialty crops including bitter melon and edible chrysanthemum.
The day will include discussions on high tunnel construction, project set-up, initial experiences of organic vegetable crops grown in high tunnels and field production, understanding environmental variables when growing organic crops in high tunnels versus field production, site tours, and more!
Date: 30 September, 2015
Time: 1-4 pm
Location: University of Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming, College Ave. East & Dundas Lane, Guelph, Ontario.
Final agenda to be confirmed.
To learn more, visit the farm’s website at https://www.uoguelph.ca/gcuof/visit-farm and stay tuned to ONSpecialtyCrops and ONOrganic for final details!
This research is funded by the AgriInnovation Program of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Growing Forward 2 Policy Framework (a federal-provincial-territorial initiative) and Organic Federation of Canada through the Organic Science Cluster II, an industry-supported research and development endeavor initiated by the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada at Dalhousie University in collaboration with the Organic Federation of Canada.