This one-day, free conference will offer informative workshops for both beginning and experienced young farmers. For beginning farmers, there will be panels on topics including soil science and compost, designing crop rotations, and grass-based dairy farming. For experienced farmers, the National Young Farmers’ Coalition will help lead a series of collaborative, discussion-based workshops on policy, land tenure, and the Farm Hack project (a new project to help farmers share inventions, ideas, fixes and tools that they are creating on their farms).
There will be three sessions of workshops, a screening of the documentary film The Greenhorns,and a panel discussion with local farmers on how we can strengthen our regional farmer network.
Lunch will be potluck-style (bring something to share!) and dinner will be available with a donation to the cooks.
Space is limited! Please reserve a seat: http://www.youngfarmers.org/social/rsvp/