mark your calendars: american farmland trust national conference
October 20-22, 2014
The Farmland, Food and Livable Communities conference will bring together leading experts from around the country for the first nationwide conference focused on farming, land use and food policy. It will showcase and encourage best practices and inspire efforts to protect farmland, support the next generation of farmers, encourage job creation and create opportunities in local and regional food systems.
“This is the first time a national conference will bring together these diverse interests to comprehensively address the 21st Century challenges of agriculture,” said Andrew McElwaine, President and CEO of American Farmland Trust. “The conference will encourage greater understanding and collaboration to support agricultural viability and vibrant community food systems.”
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