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FREE local event!

Designing Rain Gardens with Native Plants 


Bentonville Public Library 

Saturday - June 19, 2021 

2:00pm - 3:00pm 

Register today to reserve your spot! 


Solarization and Biosolarization: Harnessing the Sun and Organic Matter to Control Weeds

Join the National Center for Appropriate Technology for a free webinar to learn how to harness the sun and organic matter to control weeds. This webinar will cover theoretical concepts as well as results from field trials. Join hosts Martin Guerena and Dr. Jesus Fernandez-Bayo to learn more about the advantages and challenges of using different by-products in biosolarization to control weeds and soilborne pathogens.

Register at:

When: Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 12 PM CST

Where: Online


Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (UAIP) Grant from USDA and NCRS


UAIP Grants are an opportunity for planning projects and implementing projects that will improve local food access, collaborate with partner organizations, may support infrastructure needs, emerging technologies, educational endeavors and urban farming policy implementation. The goal of this grant is to accelerate existing and emerging models of urban, indoor, and other agricultural practices that serve multiple farmers. 


The Urban Agriculture and Innovation Production Competitive Grants Program planning projects and implementation projects funding floor is $50,000! 


Eligible Applicants: Native American tribal organizations, nonprofits, a unit of local government and any school that serves the grades kindergarten through grade 12. 


Deadline: July 30, 2021