Summit Dates: February 11-13, 2016
Summit Location: Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
The San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit is back in 2016! Returning to Friday Harbor, it will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 11-13th. Join fellow farmers, regional experts, local food and farm advocates for two days of education, inspiration, and camaraderie.
Keynote speakers for 2016 will include Severine von Tscharner-Fleming, a farmer, activist, and organizer based in the Champlain Valley of New York. She is founder and director of The Greenhorns, a grassroots cultural organization with the mission to promote, recruit and support a growing movement of young farmers and ranchers in America. She also co-founded the National Young Farmers Coalition, the Agrarian Trust, and Maine Sail Freight. She is a director of the Schumacher Center for New Economics.