Wednesday, September 24, 2014

11th UMES Small Farm Conference

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Organizers are pleased to offer two full days of conference activity for the 11th annual Small Farm Conference, slated for Friday and Saturday, November 7 and 8, on the campus of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. On-site registration begins at 11 a.m. on Friday with workshops starting promptly at 1p.m. Saturday’s program is set to begin at 9:15 a.m., with opening remarks. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m.

Along with diverse and informative agriculture-based sessions, conference highlights include a continuation of the new and beginning farmers track, another installment of the children’s AGsploration program, the popular home food preservation course, and a number of standout sessions that are sure to enhance farming activity on the Shore.  

For more information or to register online, visit Registration fees are $30 per person, $50 per couple, and $10 for each child who is registered without a registered parent.  Youth who attend with at least one accompanying parent may register and attend for free.  All registrations must be received no later than Monday, November 3.

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