NOFA-NY Event - Women in Agriculture: Lady Farmers of Long Island

  • Amber Waves Farm 375 Main Street Amagansett, NY, 11930 United States

Join Amanda Merrow and Katie Baldwin of Amber Waves Farm for an evening of celebrating Women in Agriculture. Learn how this female duo founded a nonprofit organic farm in Amagansett, NY, have expanded their Community Supported Agriculture program from their original 18 members to over 160 members in eight seasons of farming, how they pioneered the Amagansett Wheat Project in 2009, and how they provide outstanding educational programming, which now includes a full-time Director of Education for children and family programs and their Apprenticeship Program, which is made up of ten lady farmers this season! Find your way to the far East End of Long Island to celebrate the true definition of women’s work!

This event is sponsored by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY) through the NYFVI Beginning Farmer Project and the On-Farm Skills Development Guide. Registration fees are $15/person or $25 for two or more people/farm. To register, go here or call 585-271-1979.