Grown in Marin
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Grown in Marin

Around Marin County March 2010

Save the Date - Community Conversation #4 - April 10, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm, Dance Palace, Point Reyes Station. For more information, go to www.WestMarinCitizen.com.

Grazing Livestock and Water Quality: Options and Solutions for California Rangelands - Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm, Lucchesi Park Community Center, Petaluma. Go to www.growninmarin.org for details or to register.

2010 Sheep Shearing School - May 3-7 and May 10-14, Hopland Research and Extension Center. Please visit http://cemendocino.ucdavis.edu/ for more info and to register.
 
College of Marin’s IVC Organic Farm has received the “Project of the Year” award from the National Corps Network. The network, an organization representing the nation’s 143 service and conservation corps, recognized the farm as an example of a community partnership leading to career development.
 
Cow Track Ranch lettuces were served at a Martha Stewart wedding and pictured in the anniversary wedding magazine Martha Stewart.
 
Leah Smith of Marin Agricultural Institute and Marin Farmers Markets was invited to give a presentation on the development of the Farm to Fork local distribution program at the Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) conference in Visalia December 1-3.

Placer and Nevada counties have published “2009 Sample Costs to Produce Mixed Vegetables” (http://coststudies.ucdavis.edu/files/MixedVegIR09.pdf).

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