WV Small Farm Conference
The Small Farm Conference will again be held at Waterfront Place in Morgantown, WV. This gathering of stakeholders in the future of local food and sustainable farming offers many types of trainings, production information and updates, and the opportunity to network and gather new ideas. Join us for this unique opportunity.
Wednesday, February 27
- Better Process Control School
Thursday, February 28 (choose one day-long track)
- Better Process Control School (day 2)
- Good Agricultural Practices/Good Handling Practices
- Farmers Markets,
- High Tunnels,
- FFA/Youth Entrepreneurship
– please note that the Food Business workshop has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Winter Blues Farmers Market and Local Food Dine-Around will be held Thursday evening.
Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2
Friday and Saturday will be set up in hour-long workshops to maximize the variety and options of attendees. Classes begin at 8:30am, with a 15 minute break after each hour-long session.
Program Booklet for Small Farm Conference
Friday evening will offer a Local Food Banquet and Celebration with a keynote speaker. Friday’s registration includes the price of the banquet. Additional tickets are $20 each and must be reserved by Friday morning, by calling (304) 293-2715.
Students are eligible for a discount. Please call 304-293-2715 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for the coupon code.Download the by-mail registration brochure!
Waterfront Place Hotel
Reference “Small Farm Conference Group” for group rate of $99.00/night
Reserve before 2/16/13 to be included in our block.
We look forward to the fellowship and break from the winter weather to learn new ways we can expand our operations. See you there!
Contact Program Coordinator, Carrie See, at (304) 293-2715 or by email for more information.
Be sure to plan to attend the “Winter Blues Farmers Market” hosted by the WV Farmers Market Association. Last year’s market grossed $18,850 for the participating vendors during the three hour market.