WILLITS, 8/12/19 — The height of fire season is approaching, and to ensure local farmers and ranchers are prepared, a number of experts will be holding a free “Fire Resilience on the Farm,” workshop on August 20 at the Little Lake Grange in Willits.
The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a potluck, and include a presentation from local experts, including people from: the Mendocino Fire Safe Council, the University of California Cooperative Extension, the Community Alliance with Family Farmers/The Farmers Guild, and local farmers and ranchers sharing stories of fire survival, tips for preparedness and resources for recovery. The event will also include a discussion of ways the community can coordinate around wildfire response.
The event is free and you can register here. Here’s the full details:
With fire season upon us, it’s time to discuss safety, prevention, and relief for our farms and ranches. Join us for a workshop exploring preparedness and networks of support for our rural community facing the ever-growing threat of wildfires here in California.
Hear stories from fire survivors, get tips on preparedness and prevention, learn about resources for recovery and brainstorm with fellow attendees a collective response to assure that the whole community is ready for the next wildfire in Mendocino County.
Potluck at 6:30pm, followed by the evening’s program.
– Adam Gaska, Mendocino Organics & Mendo Meats
– Mike Jones, University of CA Cooperative Extension
– Imil Ferara, Mendocino County Fire Safe Council
– Eva King, North Coast Opportunities
– Gowan Batist, Fortunate Farms / CAFF & The Farmers Guild
– Anna Hope, Mendocino Medicinal Herb Guild
FREE TO ATTEND, ALL WELCOME
Little Lake Grange
291 School St.