Small Farm Conference March 9-11 Rohnert Park

Small Farm Conference March 9-11 Rohnert Park

November 7, 2013

California Small Farm Conference

Attendance Scholarships Available!

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  December 6, 2013

CONFERENCE: March 9-11, 2014

The California Small Farm Conference is a unique opportunity for small-acreage farmers and ranchers to get a leg up – and you might even qualify for a scholarship to attend. Small farmers and ranchers, student farmer/ranchers, farmer/rancher employees and farmer market managers are eligible to apply for scholarships to attend the conference.

This year’s California Small Farm Conference will be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Rohnert Park, California, on March 9 – 11, 2014. It’s a tremendous opportunity to network with other farmers, visit innovative farms and markets in the Sonoma/Marin region, and learn valuable lessons about on-farm practices, marketing opportunities and other ways to boost your operation.

Scholarships are awarded based on a number of criteria including farm and household income.  Scholarship awards include registration to the three-day conference, all workshops and networking sessions, conference meals, and a Sunday Field Course at a discounted rate of $25.  Lodging and travel costs are offered depending upon the distance traveled to Rohnert Park, California.

Applications:

   Download the online application at: http://www.californiafarmconference.com/index.php/attend/scholarshipor

   Call 1-888-712-4188 to request an application by mail or fax, or

   Email conference@californiafarmconference.comto request an application, or

All applications must be received by December 6, 2013.   Applications received after close of business on December 6, 2013 through December 31, 2013 shall be placed on a waiting list.

About the California Small Farm Conference: Founded in 1982 by the Small Farm Center at the University of California, Davis, the California Small Farm Conference (http://www.californiafarmconference.com/) is the state’s premier gathering for not only small farmers, but farmers’ market managers, agricultural students, researchers, writers and food advocates to come together to network, learn, discuss and grow.

The Conference is a unique opportunity for smalleracreage producers to gain insight from technical experts, network with other farmers and ranchers, and learn sustainable farming practices, business aspects, and more.

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