2021 MOSES Organic Field Day

Systems Approach to Organic Farming

Wednesday, August 18 |  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Free 

COVID Precautions: We will have disposable masks and hand sanitizer available.

 

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Cala Farm Origenes LLC
1354 3¾ Street
Turtle Lake, WI 54889

 

Join MOSES Organic Specialist Rodrigo Cala as he shares the systems approach he uses on his organic farm. You will learn about his sheep production system, which includes Katahdin hair breed sheep. His rotational grazing system provides many benefits, including weed control of tough weeds such as quackgrass. In addition, Rodrigo will also discuss his cover cropping strategies for weed control.

You will also get to see firsthand Rodrigo’s perennial system that he is using to raise Tree Range® brand meat birds.

Topics:

  • Rotational grazing sheep
  • Integrated vegetable system
  • Weed management
  • Cover cropping
  • Perennial systems

Presenters:

 

Rodrigo Cala

Rodrigo owns and operates Cala Farm Origenes with his brother. They sell certified organic produce in the Twin Cities. Rodrigo is a farmer-owner of Shared Ground Farmers’ Co-op and an agricultural trainer with the Latino Economic Development Center. He advises farmers on organic certification, food safety, land access, loan applications, farm finances, farm machinery, and greenhouse production. He is one of the new community organic specialists for MOSES.

 


Map and directions to the farm:

 

 

This field day is supported by funds from Farmers Advocating For Organic.

 

 

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