Cool “Webinar”: Building New Farmer Incubation Programs

posted November 23, 2008

We’ll be doing this, maybe you should too…

Building New Farmer Incubation Programs
Join us for a Webinar on December 2
Time: 8:50 AM – 12:00 PM EST

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To register for the webinar clicking on the registration link below.
Space is limited. https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/323160313

The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) is happy to present the world-wide web based seminar: Building New Farmer Incubation Programs

Learn more about the ways in which incubator farms are reaching out to address the challenges of new farmer access to land, new farmer practical training, regional food sovereignty, farmland preservation, and other vital considerations in the local food movement.

This webinar will include four 30 minute presentations by managers of existing farm incubation programs from throughout the US.

Presenters and Schedule
8:50-9:00 Registration (attendees can register and enter any time during webinar)
9:00-9:05 Bryan Green Carolina Farm Stewardship Association:
Welcome and Introductions (North Carolina)
9:05-9:35 Noah Ranells Agricultural Economic Development
Coordinator: Breeze Family Farm Incubator Program (North Carolina)
9:35-10:05 Jennifer Hashley Director of the New Entry Sustainable
Farming Project: Tufts Farm Incubator Program (Massachusetts)
10:05-10:35 Travis Marcotte, Agriculture Development Service Director
of the Intervale Foundation Project: Intervale Farmer Incubator Program (Vermont)
10:35-11:05 Gary Peterson, Deputy Director of the Agriculture and
Land Based Training Association: ALBA Farm Incubator Program (California)
11:05-12:00 (Q & A) Questions and Answer Session

Attendees and panelists are also able to type in questions that will be asked to all presenters in a general Q & A session at the end webinar. (If time does not allow all questions to be addressed during the webinar, we will follow up with the panelists asking unanswered questions and make this information available.) Come and enjoy, participate, share and learn.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.