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Register Today!

Join Us!

We're hosting a pre-conference workshop for the 2022 TOFGA Conference!

Spend the day learning about high tunnel design, uses and installation.

 

Lorig Hawkins from Middle Ground Farm will be guiding us through the installation of a 30x60 ft greenhouse. 

Schedule

9:00 - 9:45am  - Optional: Arrive early for a tour of Farmshare Austin!

9:45 - 10am - Check in & Introductions

10am - 11am - Michelle Akindiya, Farmshare Austin’s Education Director will provide an overview of high tunnel uses & structures in the classroom

11am - 11:15am - break 

11:15am - 1pm - The most important part of high tunnel building comes before any hoops go up. Lorig Hawkins of Middle Ground Farm will show us how to evaluate, square and level a site. We’ll practice with hands-on activities in small groups.

1pm - 2pm - Lunch will be provided.

2pm - 3:00 pm - It's time to put the hoops up!

3:00 - 4:00pm - Presentation about NRCS EQIP funding for High Tunnels

Registration

This workshop is a pre-conference event of the 2022 Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Annual Conference (TOFGA) and sponsored by Southern SARE.

Register at the TOFGA website and sign up for a pre-conference event. You can register for the workshop only, or add it on to your conference registration.