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
Day 3 - 2/12/2023
8:00 am Service-Learning 1:00pm Lunch & Farm Tour in Sparta
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
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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