The New Entry Farmer-to-Farmer Conference is geared towards small-scale farmers who are interested in learning from their peers.
Farmer panels will cover the following topics:
soil fertility; farm business and financial planning; strategies for ensuring the health of livestock; building sustainable communities around foodA facilitated World Café discussion will give farmers a chance to choose discussion topics of interest on site and share best practices with peer-to-peer discussion. Enjoy a networking lunch and a farmer-to-farmer networking reception. Where? Sturbridge Host Hotel, Sturbridge, MA; When? Thursday, December 9th, 2010 8:30 - 6:30 PM Why? We surveyed small-scale beginning farmers to find out what they are looking for now in a conference. Overwhelmingly, beginning farmers are looking to obtain an insider's view from peers regarding how to make their businesses successful.