401 East Louther St., Ste 307 | Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone: 717-241-4361 | Fax: 717-240-0548
Email: webnotification@capitalrcd.org

Capital Area RC&D Events

Capital RC&D Sponsored Events:

South Mountain Partnership Capacity Building Grant

 (full proposal)

Cooperative Models to Increase Profits Webinar

Monday, April 11, 2011;  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Register for the Webinar:


Register for the in-office viewing:

Email Cheryl Burns, cburns@capitalrcd.org  or call 717-241-4361

Click HERE for more details about this valuable cooperative marketing webinar




Agency ABCs Workshops


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Marketing Workshops for Grass Based Producers

Wednesday, March 30 2011

10 AM - 3 PM Work It Out! An Interactive Workshop for Pastured Dairy Producers

Registration deadline:  March 25, 2011

Both workshops will feature sessions about marketing assessment, food handling & safety, and offer a panel of producers who can answer questions about direct marketing.  

Workshops will be held at the Olewine Nature Center at Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way, Harrisburg, PA.  Directions are available on workshop brochures and at the Wildwood Park Website.  

Registration is $10.00 and includes workshop materials and lunch.  

For more information or to register contact Cheryl Burns at cburns@capitalrcd.org or 717-241-4361.

Join us for several marketing exchange sessions...

Each session, hosted at the Capital RC&D office in Carlisle,  will focus on a different topic that will enhance your marketing abililities, featuring a presentation with an opportunity to ask questions. 

December 16, 2010

10 AM - 12 PM Keeping Records for You and Uncle Sam David Swartz

County Extension Director

Cumberland County PSU Extension

Keeping records to pay taxes is the reason that most producers keep records, but in reality, keeping the right records and knowing how to use them can only make your business more successful.  David Swartz will discuss assessing the records that are important for evaluating your currect success, as well as providing insight into making stronger decisions about the future management and control of your business.
April 11, 2011

11:30 AM -1:00 PM
Cooperative Models to Increase Profits Peggy Fogarty Harnish 

Agricultural Economic Development Educator

Lancaster County PSU Extension
March 29, 2011

9 AM - 11 AM Organizing and Operating Farmers Markets: Examples of What Works John Berry

Ag Marketing Educator

Lehigh County PSU Extension
March, 2011



If you have questions or would like to register please email or by call  (717) 241-4361.   Thank you!


Saturday, October 16, 2010

South Mountain GeoBash


Planned Activities Include:

  • Kickoff event with local dignitaries
  • Education sessions such as birdwatching, Geocaching 101, and more!
  • Musical entertainment
  • Light Lunch in the courtyard area
  • Geohunt game, with prizes!

Pre-registration is required, but the event is FREE!

Register online at Brown Paper Tickets, or by calling 717-241-4361


Other Upcoming Regional Events:

 Saturday, October 2, 2010

Cumberland County Farm Tours 2010


Fulton's Dairy

Creekside Dairy

Goose Bros. Ice Cream

Dickinson College Farm

Green Spring Trout Farms, Inc.

Tours are rain or shine & open to the public

Click here for brochure & more information



Recent Capital RC&D Events:

 August 7, 2010; Buy Fresh Bike Local