Thursday, September 13, 2018

USDA Field Day - The Link Between Minerals, Healthy Soils & Nutrition

On Saturday, Sept. 29, Ladybug Farms will host a field day on Minerals, Healthy Soils and Nutrition from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The field day is designed for Eaters interested in learning more about nutrient dense foods and for Hobby and Market Growers that grow healthy food. Come hear presentations from Doug Towery & Dan Wallace of the USDA, Nutritionist Cara-Lee Langston and Farmer Terri Jagger Blincoe.   

Small Grower Programs & Initiatives 10-10:30
Soil Health: Managing the Soil Food Web 10:45-11:15
Soil Tests, Minerals & Building Soil 11:30-12
Lunch 12-1
Ladybug Farms Tour 1-2
Optimize your Health with Nutrient-Dense Foods 2:15-3

Registration cost is $5, which includes a farm fresh lunch prepared by Fromage.


If you have additional questions or have dietary accommodations, please contact Kim McCollum at 706-894-1591; or 

This field day is generously supported by the USDA, the Blue Ridge Mountain Soil and Water Conservation District, Chestatee-Chattahoochee Resource Conservation and Development, the Northeast Georgia Food Bank and Georgia Organics.

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