farmer to farmer conference - lowell, ma
brought to you by the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
The New Entry Farmer-to-Farmer Conference is geared towards small-scale farmers who are interested in learning from their peers. Our Schedule of Events includes panels on the following topics:
farm business and financial planning,
strategies for ensuring the health of livestock
building sustainable communities around food
Our farmer panels include speakers who are interested in sharing their expert knowledge in these areas. A facilitated World Café discussion will give farmers a chance to choose discussion topics of interest on site and share best practices with peer-to-peer discussion. Enjoy a networking lunch and a farmer-to-farmer networking reception.
Sturbridge Host Hotel, Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Thursday, December 9, 2010 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM
We surveyed small-scale beginning farmers to find out what they are looking for now in a conference. Overwhelmingly, beginnning farmers are looking to obtain an insider's view from their peers regarding how to make their businesses successful. What could be better than a conference which addresses your specific needs?