Community Event

Climate Resilience – An Online & In Person Course for Farmers

Wednesday | May 30, 2018 | 9:00 am

Webinar | CA

While farmers already know just how much we are connected (and vulnerable) to the variability inherent in working with nature, farming connects to Climate Change in profound ways. On the one hand, industrial farming is one of the main contributors to Climate Change. On the other, agroecological farming can actually mitigate and reduce the risks, vulnerability and impacts of a changing climate.

With this contradiction in mind, it is clear that to confront Climate Change rather than just react to it, we need to nurture strong farmer networks, adapt the way we farm to reduce impacts on the environment, and make our farms and farmers more climate resilient. MESA is proud to offer an online course to help you build the tools to do just that.

In this 8-week FREE course, you will learn and share knowledge with climate resilient agriculture experts, experienced farmers, and MESA’s network of agroecology educators. You will also be matched in a mentor-mentee relationship to share expertise and strengthen community-based farmer-to-farmer networks. Over the course of the 8 weeks, you’ll create and apply strategies to improve environmental conditions on your farm while helping build resilience and productivity within your management practices, all oriented to confronting Climate Change in your context.

Learn more and register here.

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Cost: Free
This event is wheelchair accessible.

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