workshop

Secrets of Successfully Dry-Farming Grapes

May 16, 2017

For vineyards, dry farming means no irrigation, relying only on what Nature provides—with an assist from composting and other supportive measures. An experienced practitioner shared his insights at an on-site workshop Tuesday morning.

Using cover crops to add organic material to the soil is another important step in Bernier's dry-farming process.

The dry farming workshop was co-hosted by the Community Alliance with Family Farmers and the Sonoma Resource Conservation District.

Finding Your Writer's Voice

Jan 15, 2014
Theo Nestor

Visiting authors will be offering advice and training to aspiring writers during two upcoming workshops. On Thursday, January 16 memoirist Theo Nestor is offering a free writing class based on her new book Writing Is My Drink: A Writer's Story of Finding Her Voice (And A Guide to How You Can Too) (Simon and Schuster, 2013) at 7 p.m. at Book Passage in Corte Madera.