July 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Root 5 Farm
2340 US Route 5
North Fairlee
VT 05045

Wednesday, July 17, 4-7 pm. Root5 Farm, 2340 US Route 5, North Fairlee, VT 05045. Owners Danielle Allen and Ben Dana grow over 100 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers organic vegetables on 38 acres along the Connecticut River. They sell at farmers’ markets, CSAs, local restaurants and grocers. Joining them will be UVM agronomist Laura Johnson, plus UVM Extension’s Becky Maden to discuss soil health, tarping systems for vegetables, and use of caterpillar tunnels and Hans Estrin will lead the conversation about pack shed design to improve efficiency, address produce safety needs, and accommodate on-farm processing of cabbage into Powerkraut