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Management Alternatives for Soil Health

with Dr. Yamily Zavala, CARA Soil Health Lab

Dive into the essentials of soil health with a workshop designed for farmers, garden enthusiasts, and anyone passionate about the earth beneath our feet. Led by soil expert Dr. Yamily Zavala, this day-long event at Early Dawn Farm will empower you with sustainable strategies to nurture and heal your land.

Date: June 1st, 2024

Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $145 per participant

Located at Early Dawn Farm

Registration: Spaces are limited, and it is first come first served.

Why Attend?

  • Learn Directly from the Experts: Get hands-on training in soil health fundamentals and techniques to start the process of healing your soils.

  • Practical Demonstrations: Understand how to monitor the health of your soil through soil sampling.

  • Find Your Soil-Mates: Using light microscopy, learn to differentiate between "soil friends" and "soil enemies." Nurturing the beautiful little critters in your soil will be the biggest driving in your journey towards soil health.  

  • Connect and Share: Join a community of like-minded individuals eager to share knowledge and experiences.

  • This is an introduction to understanding your Soil Health Report and monitoring your Management Alternative for Soil Health (MASH).

  • Resource-Packed: Leave with valuable resources and the know-how to get you started on your MASH journey!


Workshop Highlights:

  • Morning Session: Classroom insights followed by fieldwork, focusing on soil health basics and monitoring.

  • Afternoon Hands-On: Live demonstrations, interactive discussions, and a close look at soil through a microscopic lens.

  • Take-Home Knowledge: Comprehensive materials to guide your journey in soil health.


Ideal for:

  • Farmers adopting regenerative practices

  • Agriculture students and professionals

  • Environmentalists

  • Garden enthusiasts

We always aim to champion sustainable farming, educating and encouraging our community towards regenerative agricultural practices. Join us for a transformative experience that enriches your understanding and contributes to a healthier planet.

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