Cornucopia’s Take: One of our allies in the good food movement, Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, is hosting the 9th annual Young Farmers Conference. They will be livestreaming parts of it throughout the day tomorrow and Thursday.


Young Farmers Conference
by Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture

Every December, hundreds of beginning farmers from across the United States gather at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York, to learn from agricultural luminaries, peers, and advocacy organizations at the Young Farmers Conference. On December 7-9, 2016, Stone Barns Center will host the 9th annual Young Farmers Conference, providing participants with access to inspiring keynotes and unique workshops that address soil science, technical skills, agricultural policy, farm business management, conservation and more.

These workshops will be streamed live on December 7 and 8 (all times are EST):

Wednesday December 7
11:00am: Farms as Agents of Social Change
2:00pm:  How to Master Farm Business Management Early On
3:45pm:  Understanding Customer Behavior at Farmers Markets

Thursday December 8
9:15am: Acta Non-Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project
11:00am: Carbon Farming
2:00pm: Panel: Grassfed Grazing
3:45pm: Land Access for Urban Farmers

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