Upcoming Young and Beginning Farmer Events, December 2013
December 4-6, 2013 – Pocantico Hills, New York
Every December, over 250 beginning farmers from across the United States gather at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture to learn from agricultural luminaries, peers, and advocacy organizations. The conference provides participants with access to inspiring keynotes and more than 65 unique workshops that address soil science, technical skills, agricultural policy, farm business management, marketing, and more. This year, registration for the conference was by lottery. The 2013 lottery has closed
December 7, 2013 – Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Join Penn State Extension for their full-day CSA School for Advanced and Beginner farmers to help you grow your business and profits. Keynote speaker Jean-Paul Courtens will speak on what’s in store for the future of the CSA model.
December 17, 2013 – Tifton, Georgia
The Beyond the Farm Gate project is offering a daylong, hands-on workshop on social media and online marketing tools for beginning farmers and ranchers.