tilth producers conference, port townsend, wa

posted October 25, 2010

Join fellow NW Greenhorns at this year’s conference in Port Townsend, a major hub of dashing young farmers. So much to learn, including a charcuterie workshop from our butcher friend Brandon Sheard of Farmstead Meatsmith, who helped with the spit roast at the Washington mixer. Don’t forget about the wine & cheese tasting on Saturday night too!

ORGANIC AGRICULTURE: THE ROOT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Tilth Producers Annual Conference
Fort Worden Port Townsend WA
November 12, 2010 – November 14, 2010

Register now for Tilth Producers of Washington conference, Organic Agriculture: The Root of Rural Development. Our keynote speaker will be Chuck Hassebrook, Executive Director of the Center for Rural Affairs, in Lyons, Nebraska. The WSU Friday Symposium, Organic Grains for Food, Feed and Malt, features sessions with growers, researchers, millers and bakers. The Tilth Producers conference begins Friday at 4pm with a welcome reception and runs through 3pm Sunday. There will be five concurrent workshops running all day Saturday and Sunday. The 28 workshops have information for the novice and seasoned farmer.  In addition there will be a trade show, wine tasting, auction, 50-mile banquet and dance with Jangle Bones of Sequim, WA. Don’t miss out on this fun and informative event! Register now! Check out the workshops!

Do you have kiddos? Contact Amy Sills, amysills@yahoo.com, to discuss parent cooperative childcare at the conference.