The North Carolina Organic Bread Flour Project presents, in conjunction with Carolina Farm Stewardship Association and with funding from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission:
NC-Grown Organic Wheat—from field to bread
Thursday, June 17th, 2010
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
at the Mountain Research Station, Waynesville, NC
On June 17th, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville, NC, the North Carolina Organic Bread Flour Project in conjunction with CFSA and NCTTFC, will host NC-Grown Organic Wheat—from field to bread. USDA-ARS wheat breeder Dr. David Marshall will provide an overview of the bread wheat trials planted at the station, and will discuss varieties of hard wheat that grow well in NC and their quality components. Organic crop consultant Sharon Funderburk will follow Dr. Marshall’s talk, providing organic methods in addressing fertility concerns and/or other issues that can be addressed in the field to ensure a food quality crop. Molly Hamilton, Extension Assistant, NCSU, will give an overview of the North Carolina Organic Grain Project and the services they provide. And lastly, Jennifer Lapidus, project coordinator of the North Carolina Organic Bread Flour Project will discuss the project, its timeline, its bakers, and the mill.
This workshop is free and open to the public.
Registration is requested. To register for the workshop, go to: http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/ and register at the on-line store.
Date: Thursday, June 17, 2010
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Location: Mountain Research Station
265 Test Farm Rd
Waynesville, NC 28786
Concerns or questions? Contact the NCOBFP Coordinator, Jennifer Lapidus, at 828-768-0153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.