Regenerative Agriculture

Regenerative Agriculture

Lloyd Nelson led a lively presentation on the core principles of Biodynamic Agriculture. Attendees learned how to create sustainable fertility and healthy soil in farms, orchards, vineyards and gardens. The event was held on March 19, 2018 at the Paradise Theatre in...
Design Destination: Zephyros Farm

Design Destination: Zephyros Farm

By Jessica Larusso | 5280 The story of Paonia’s Zephyros Farm and Garden began at a wedding, when Daphne Yannakakis—on a break from working at a perennial farm in Germany—was “set up with the mushroom farmer,” she says, at a friend’s California nuptials. Eighteen...
Hemp Panel Discussion

Hemp Panel Discussion

The Learning Council and Valley Organic Growers Association sponsored a hemp panel discussion on March 5, 2018 at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia, CO. Panelists include Dawne Vrable – Authentic Gardens, Elliot Brown – All Hemp Trading, Brian Stratton...
Animal Welfare Grant Reactions

Animal Welfare Grant Reactions

VOGA received an Animal Welfare Grant from a generous donor! It was available to VOGA members who wish to improve their animals’ living and grazing space through pasture management and sustainability. We had 3 grants available for VOGA members to receive funding...
Know Your Farmer – Twisted Root

Know Your Farmer – Twisted Root

Twisted Root On August 8, 2017 Kristin Gross and Eric Just showed off their farm to the curious and appreciative attendees. Select an image to get into a slideshow mode. Blog Categories Advocacy Grants Know Your Farmer Workshops News...