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BLACK   SUSTAINABILITY

LEARNING JOURNEY @ G4 FARMS


FEBRUARY 10-12, 2023


Black History. Black Land. Black Love. Black Hands.


Join Black Sustainability and G4 Farms for a Learning Journey in rural Georgia to learn sustainable agricultural practices, hear the greatest challenges of land revival and offer thought leadership on sourcing solutions on-site.


The purpose of this Learning Journey is to support regenerative agricultural practices on a 160 acre Black farm. The healthiest land management practice for long-term viability on this farm is to go slow and correctly implement a process so they can grow sustainably. Learn and contribute to this rural farm in Taliaferro County as they take a systematic approach to restoring land, its viability and productivity.


Day 1 (Optional) -2/10/2023

5:00 pm Welcome & Service Learning Background

Meet the G4 Farm team for farm history and an evening discussion + dinner around land revival journey, challenges and opportunities


Day 2 - 2/11/2023


8:00 am Farm Tour & Service-Learning 2:15 pm Service-Learning Resumes


Mound Development: Growing Good Soil

Agro-Forestry: Using Local Resources 6:30pm Dinner + Discussion

Orchard Establishment: Permaculture Guilds


1:00pm Lunch


Day 3 - 2/12/2023

8:00 am Service-Learning 1:00pm Lunch & Farm Tour in Sparta


Learning objectives:

  • History & proper development of huegelmounds

  • Benefits and drawbacks to using mounds

  • Berm and swale development for water mitigation

  • Native tree and plant identification

  • Identifying and naturally managing invasive plants

  • Orchard & permaculture guild development





REGISTER NOW: https://bit.ly/LJG4FARMS


CAN'T MAKE IT...NO WORRIES, NEXT G4 FARMS SERVICE LEARNING IN MARCH 2023

Learn About Irrigation & Utilization of Humanure

Support finalization of farm irrigation + solar well house, build out & set up a Biodigester + Compost toilet



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