Farming Events This Winter
Hundreds of Learning and Networking Opportunities Available to FarmersThe winter months are often jam-packed with conferences, workshops, events, gatherings, learning opportunities, etc., for farmers. This winter is no different. Here's a small sampling of upcoming opportunities for learning and networking off the farm. Be sure to visit ATTRA's events calendar for an up-to-date listing, with details, links, and more. Connecting Sustainable Farmers to Emerging Health Care Markets – A Hospital-Focused Presentation December 19, 2013 - Online Farm Food Safety Training with GAPs January 6-7, 2014 - Canandaigua, New York Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference and Tradeshow January 7-8, 2014 - Lexington, Kentucky Four-Week Grow Biointensive Sustainable Farmer Training and Crop Production Course January 7-31, 2014 - Willits, California Indiana Vegetable Growers Symposium January 7, 2014 - Schererville, Indiana Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference January 8-12, 2014 - Springfield, Illinois And many, many more! There are well over 50 events in January alone listed on ATTRA's events page. Be sure to scroll through and see if any of these events are near you, or if any of the online conferences are of interest.