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Food and Growers Association Winter Conference 2017
February 4, 2017 @ 4:00 am - 10:15 am$30.00
"Local Food: A 'Growing' Revolution"
When: Saturday, February 4th, 9AM - 3:15PM
Where: Batesville Middle School
Again this year, we will be hosting two educational tracks: one for producers/growers and another for consumers and home gardeners. As always, you are invited to attend talks in either track! Topics include:
- Closed-loop farming
- Small farm profitability
- Season extension using high and low tunnels
- Q&A with a panel of experienced farmers
- Medicinal mushrooms and wild edible foraging
Lunch will be provided as a "Taste of Southeast Indiana" from area restaurants paired with our local farmers!
New this year, a children's program for ages 3-10 will be available to the children of conference attendees. It will include lunch and lessons about farming and local food!
Invite your friends along to check out our winter market vendor area, featuring locally produced foods and other items, as well as informational booths from area organizations. The vendor area will be free and open to the public from 9-11am.If you are interested in becoming a vendor , email us at [email protected].
Registration is open now, and tickets are limited! Sign up through our Eventbrite page!