Storage Crops

Monday, Oct 12 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Remote
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Monday, Oct 12 2020 11:00 AM Monday, Oct 12 2020 12:00 PM America/New_York Storage Crops OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | CAPA and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum are continuing their popular food and gardening webinar series with upcoming sessions on food preservation, fall preparations for winter gardens, and storage crops, featuring a panel of our community's expert gardeners. This week is about storage crops. Remote Bennington College

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Storage crops, like potatoes and winter squash, can last for weeks or months after they are harvested if they are kept in the right conditions. Our panel of experts will talk about how to store these vegetables through the winter and answer your gardening questions.

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Presenters:

Shannon Barsotti
is the Community Development Director for the Town of Bennington and the co-owner of Longview Farm in Pownal, where she and her family raise lamb and chickens and tend a large vegetable garden.

Aila West is a medicinal herb farmer who grows and wildcrafts Ayurvedic, Chinese, and Western herbs. She is also the co-owner of a small pastured pork farm located in White Creek, NY.

Dane Whitman is the owner of Grey Oak Landscaping & Garden Design, a Bennington based business that promotes edible and ecological land management.

Karen Trubitt and her husband, Steven, operate True Love Farm of Shaftsbury. Each year they grow 3+ acres of vegetables, cut flowers, and berries for three farmers markets, a workplace CSA, a winter CSA, fine restaurants, and florists.