Food and Farming Workshops

Focused on Glynwood’s core values, these workshops are tailored to specific professional audiences in order to provide the skills, knowledge, and networks needed to advance a regenerative and equitable food system.

Thursday, October 24, 2019
10:00 am4:00 pm
Glynwood, Cold Spring, NY
Business Planning and Financial Management I

Instructor: Faith Gilbert, Letterbox Farm Collective

This two-part workshop will help new farmers improve their business management skills through introductory lessons in administration and financial management, enterprise budgeting, record-keeping and analysis, core financial documents (e.g., balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement), business planning, and capital sourcing.

Tickets are $45 for both days; lunch included.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
9:00 am4:00 pm
Glynwood, Cold Spring, NY
Uprooting Racism in the Food System Training

Glynwood is delighted to be hosting an Uprooting Racism training facilitated by Soul Fire Farm's Leah Penniman and Amani Olugbala. The below description of the training's contents and format is courtesy of Soul Fire Farm's website.

"The Uprooting Racism training is a theory and action workshop for environmental and food justice leaders to uproot systemic racism in our organizations and society. We delve deep into the history and structural realities of racial injustice and develop an understanding of the movement strategies of frontlines communities struggling for food sovereignty. We will examine our personal and societal roles of complicity in and resistance to the system. Much of the time will be spent developing tangible action plans – to use of sphere of influence to uproot these oppressions. True to Soul Fire Farm’s values and culture, this work will be rooted in fierce love, courageous self-reflection, and healing connection to land."

Thanks to our gracious donors, Glynwood is able to provide this workshop for $10 per participant. Lunch is included in the ticket fee.

Thursday, November 7, 2019
10:00 am4:00 pm
Glynwood, Cold Spring, NY
Business Planning and Financial Management II

Instructor: Faith Gilbert, Letterbox Farm Collective

This two-part workshop will help new farmers improve their business management skills through introductory lessons in administration and financial management, enterprise budgeting, record-keeping and analysis, core financial documents (e.g., balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement), business planning, and capital sourcing.

Tickets are $45 for both days; lunch included.

To attend Part II of this event, please register for Part I on October 24.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
9:00 am3:00 pm
Glynwood, Cold Spring, NY
Farm Food as Medicine

This immersive cooking workshop is for healthcare professionals and laypeople interested in food as medicine. With a focus on the connection between farming, regional food, and human health, participants will engage in hands on learning. The day will include:

-An overview of efforts connecting food, medicine and agriculture
-A farmer's eye view into Glynwood's farm operation
-Hands on cooking education with Chef Dr. Robert Graham and Chef Rich LaMarita
-A communally prepared and shared meal

Space is very limited - reserve your spot now!

Monday, November 18, 20198:00 amTuesday, November 19, 20193:00 pm
Glynwood, Cold Spring, NY
Stay at Glynwood on the night of Monday, November 18.
FSMA Food Safety and Farming Workshop

To register for the training, please follow the link posted in "Related Links." To book a room at Glynwood for the night of November 18, click "Book a Room."

This 2-day course is designed for vegetables farmers who wish to improve their food farm safety plans. Participants will receive an AFDO certificate as well as a Produce Safety Alliance manual. Topics covered will include:

-Introduction to Produce Safety
-Worker Health, Hygiene and Training
-Soil amendments
-Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use
-Agriculture water (Part I: Production water; Part II: Post-harvest Water)
-Post-harvest Handling and Sanitation
-How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan

Instructor: Nathaniel Lartey, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County

Thursday, December 12, 20198:00 amFriday, December 13, 20195:00 pm
Glynwood, Cold Spring, NY
Essential Sensory Skills for Cider & Perry Production

This 2-day course designed for cider producers will teach the theory of sensory analysis and hands-on sensory evaluation of cider and perry.

ABOUT THIS EVENT
Glynwood is honored to partner with the Cider Institute of North America and the New York Cider Association to deliver this advanced-level training for cider & perry producers. This course is a required Core Module for the Cider Institute of North America Advanced Certificate in Cider & Perry Production; however, it can be taken by anyone with an interest in sensory analysis for cider and perry production who meets the prerequisite.

THIS COURSE WILL HELP CIDER PRODUCERS TO:
1. Understand the role, importance, and underlying principles of sensory analysis;
2. Investigate the main sensory analysis techniques used in the cider industry;
3. Investigate the range and source of flavor-active chemical compounds found in cider;
4. Undertake sensory analysis of cider and Perry

PREREQUISITE FOR ATTENDANCE
It is recommended that students have achieved the Foundation Certificate in Cider & Perry Production, and required for those pursuing the Cider & Perry Certificate Program through CINA. Alternatively, it is expected that students will have a basic knowledge of the main sensory analysis techniques used in the cider industry and flavor-active chemical compounds found in cider. Please contact Brighid at brighid@ciderinstitute.com with any questions regarding this prerequisite.

Registration fee includes cider tastings, note-taking materials, curriculum, lunch, and refreshments. Additional tickets are available for:
-A cider-themed dinner on December 12
-On-site housing

Cancellations received before October 12 will be refunded 100%, minus service fees. Cancellations received October 12 - November 12 will be refunded 50% minus service fees.

Cancellations received after November 12 are non-refundable; however, substitutes from the same organization are welcome. If weather prohibits offering this course on the original date and you are unable to attend the snow date, your purchase will not be refunded.

INSTRUCTORS
This course was developed and is taught by Bri Ewing of Washington State University.