Small Farm Family Conference in Virginia

small farm family conference

You are invited to join us for the upcoming Small Farm Family Conference in Virginia - NOVEMBER 10-11, 2017

Small Farm Family Conference Registration is free and open to the public. 

Conference registration includes educational workshops, meals and special presentations during the conference.

Overnight accommodations are available at a special  group rate until October 10, 2017.

DETAILS ARE AVAILABLE AT EXT.VSU.EDU

PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION • FRIDAY (9AM-12PM), NOVEMBER 10
At the Holiday Inn, Charlottesville
5920 Seminole Trail • Ruckersville, Virginia

Presented by Jean-Martin Fortier, author of The Market Gardener.

REGISTER FOR THE PRE-CONFERENCE

Registration includes Friday morning pre-conference as well as the option to register for ALL Friday afternoon & Saturday morning conference workshops and meals.

Space is limited at the pre-conference session.

2017 SMALL FARM FAMILY CONFERENCE • FRIDAY (3PM – 9PM) & SATURDAY (7:30AM – 1:00PM)
At the DoubleTree Hilton, Charlottesville

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10
3:00pm    Registration Opens (DoubleTree Hilton, Charlottesville)
3:30pm    Workshops
6:00pm    Dinner (including awards presentations and speaker Jean-Martin Fortier)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
7:00am    Registration Open
7:30am    Breakfast (with speaker Hubert Hamer, USDA NASS Administrator)
8:30am    Workshops
12:00pm   Lunch (with speaker Jason Brown, former NFL player and current farmer)

REGISTER FOR THE SMALL FARM FAMILY CONFERENCE

Registration includes Friday afternoon and Saturday morning conference workshops and meals.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS — RESERVE YOUR HOTEL BY OCTOBER 10*:

The group rate for the Small Farm Outreach Family Conference is available for the dates and locations below:

ARRIVING EARLY? 
You may reserve a room at the Holiday Inn
(Wednesday and Thursday nights – November 8 and 9)
 
CONFERENCE RESERVATION
at the DoubleTree Hilton
(Thursday and Friday nights – November 9 and November 10)

*Group rates at Holiday Inn and DoubleTree hotels are available only through October 10. Reservations made after this date will be at the hotels' standard rates.

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If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292 / (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

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