Welcome to Groundswell

Groundswell’s mission
is to help youth and adult learners develop the skills and knowledge they need to build sustainable local food systems. Our focus is providing hands-on, experiential learning opportunities with real working farms and food businesses in the Ithaca area. Through collaboration with area schools, colleges and universities, Groundswell offers programs of study for beginning farmers, students, community members, and professionals.

Groundswell is an initiative of the EcoVillage Center for Sustainability Education in Ithaca, NY, which is a project of the Center for Transformative Action. Visit the Groundswell website to learn more about our programs, initiatives and resources.

Friday, June 21

Grass-Fed Beef Basics

Wednesday July 24, 5-8 PM, Angus Glen Farm, Watkins Glen, NY

Opportunities and challenges for profitable grass-fed beef farming; beef cow biology and behavior; basics of care, feeding, handling, breeding, raising & finishing on grass alone, silvopasture systems, processing and marketing.
Instructor: Brett Chedzoy, Beef Farmer & Educator, Schuyler County CCE
Cost: $45-$60 Voluntary Sliding Scale. To register email info@groundswellcenter.org.

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