Reported by Morris

The Sustainable Food and Farm Conference brings together an internationally renowned panel of speakers, local and national farming related businesses and organizations, and the public, for a full day of lectures and a farmers expo and another full day of farmer focused workshops.

The event takes place, Saturday January 21st 9a.m. – 5p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Grass Valley and Sunday January 22nd 9:30a.m. – 4p.m. at the Gold Miners Inn at the Holiday Inn Express in Grass Valley. Tickets include both days of the event. Sunday’s workshops are farmer focused, and space is limited to first come first served. Workshop reservations can be made after tickets are purchased. (Food and Farm Conference)

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6 Responses to “Nevada County’s Sustainable Food and Farm Conference 2012”

  1. TouchDown Productions has the complete lecture series for sale at our on line store. Look for our new program “We Want a Farm” Coming to YouTube and other video channels.

  2. irene says:

    OMG seed savers !!! we ould get the federal libeary system to pay for our seed saving!!! OMGollyoaktrees!!!

    I still have seeds for you, Agape’ Irene

  3. Gilda Kneitz says:

    Wanda, this is Grass Valley, California, in the Foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mts.

  4. wanda mcclenaghan says:

    I listened, would like to hear more. Background noise (music( very annoying and distracting.. good idea tho to promote real farming dubya

  5. wanda mcclenaghan says:

    I have no idea where Nevada county is. never heard of this conference before dubya

  6. mgw says:

    Hi Barb, fyi with best wishes:

    Is this the same as:
    [COMFOOD:] Oregon Small Farms Conference

    Do you know of the ComFood e-list out of Tufts University (Boston area)? Announcement forwarded below:

    — On Fri, 1/20/12, Stephenson, Garry wrote:

    Subject: [COMFOOD:] Oregon Small Farms Conference
    To: “”
    Date: Friday, January 20, 2012, 3:56 PM

    Westerners and Pacific North Westerners,

    The Oregon State University Small Farms Program is presenting its 12th annual Oregon Small Farms Conference on February 25th in Corvallis, Oregon.

    The keynote speaker is Kristin Kimball, author of the Dirty Life. Sessions include workshops on winter farming, niche livestock marketing, water harvesting, permaculture, business management, full diet CSA, managing farmers markets and much more.

    Registration is $45 or $80 for two people from the same farm. Includes lunch sourced locally (the best we can in February).

    A program brochure can be downloaded here: http://smallfarms.oregonstate......ochure.pdf

    Conference registration and other information can be found here:

    Coordinator, Small Farms Program
    Oregon State University