Each year the UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture and the UMass Center for Agriculture offer a workshop series for homeowners and small scale farmers. All workshops have a hands-on component that will help participants gain new skills that they can use in their own gardens or landscapes. Locations and registration fees vary.
January 30 - Pruning Apple Trees for the Homeowner & Enthusiast - a Hands-on Workshop (Harvard)
February 20 - Growing & Pruning Grapes - a Hands-on Workshop (Belchertown)
March 19 - Apple Tree Grafting - a Hands-on Workshop (Belchertown)
March 26 - Growing & Pruning Blueberries - a Hands-on Workshop (Marshfield)
April 9 - Orchard Pest Management for the Homeowner & Enthusiast - a Hands-on Workshop (Harvard)
April 16 - Pruning Raspberries & other Brambles - a Hands-on Workshop (Phillipston/ Athol)
April 23 - Invasive Plants in Massachusetts - ID & Management (Amherst)
April 30 - The 100-ft, 25-tree, 5-Variety Backyard Apple Orchard Fruiting Wall! - a Hands-on Workshop (North Andover)
For more information, contact UMass Extension at (413) 545-2254, firstname.lastname@example.org.