CROPSEYVILLE, N.Y. — You’ve got the farming bug, taken classes and perhaps have on-farm experience. You are ready to add livestock, but not sure where to begin. Join the Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA) on Thursday, June 23rd from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Laughing Earth Farm for a walking tour with farmer, Annie Metzger.
Annie will talk about successful livestock management practices they have developed and how the farm landscape shapes their decisions. Annie her husband Zach and their staff produce certified organic eggs, chicken, pork, beef, vegetables and flowers on their conserved 175-acre farm east of Troy, NY.
This program is free to all, however advanced registration is required. Please register online at www.agstewardship.org/events or call (518) 692-7285. This program is supported by the Robert H. Wentorf Foundation, Inc. and the following businesses, Boralex, Breanna Lundy, CFP at Edward Jones, Salem Farm Supply, Currin Compliance Services, Inc., Harris-Pero & Botelho Law Firm, Maidstone Wealth Management, Archdale Agricultural Products, Bold Strokes Books, Caffry & Flower – Attorneys at Law, Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company, TCT Federal Credit Union, Apex Turf amd Booth’s Blend Compost, Braymer Law, Hulbert Engineering and Land Surveying, C.T. Male Associates, Maple Abstract & Realty Corporation and Preble Realty.
ASA has helped more than 155 families conserve over 27,000 acres of working farms and woodlands in Washington and Rensselaer counties. ASA’s mission is to protect our community’s working farms and forests, connect people to the land, and promote a vibrant future for agriculture and forestry in the region. For more information about ASA’s work, visit www.agstewardship.org.
–Agricultural Stewardship Association