Elderberry Field Day: Planting Hedgerows for Additional Farm Sales
UC SAREP / ASI and The Cloverleaf Farm present:
Exploring the ecological and value-added potential of elderberries
Native hedgerows on farm edges benefit wildlife, pest control, carbon storage and runoff, but hedgerow planting by farmers in California is limited, often due to establishment and maintenance costs. What if hedgerows could provide a source of farm income, to offset costs?
Come learn how plants typically grown for hedgerows can also serve as a source of income.
Together we will:
- Tour on-farm hedgerows with elderberry plantings
- Facilitate a value-added product discussion and demonstration
- Present on ecological benefits and nutritional analysis
Registration for this event is now full. For event materials, research findings and project updates, please visit: https://asi.ucdavis.edu/programs/ucsarep/research-initiatives/are/elderberry
Elderberry farmer Katie Fyhrie from The Cloverleaf Farm will be giving a short workshop on elderberries at the Hoes Down Harvest Festival in Guinda, CA on October 5th. Stay tuned for more future elderberry educational events!
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**No charge but registration is required