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Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Posted: August 26, 2010

Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference, November 1-3, 2010, Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, Vermont - Bringing together farmers, ranchers, educators, agricultural service prodivers and activites to build production and business skills; share educational and organizational strategies; and forge new connections that support farm women in the Northeast.

TRANSPORTATION FROM CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA PROVIDED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA WOMEN'S AGRICULTURAL NETWORK.  Contact Ann Stone at ams39@psu.edu for details.

The Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference features:

  • Farm-based workshops and tours
  • Intensive skill building sessions
  • Engaging speakers and practical workshops
  • Small-group, roundtable discussions with other farmers
  • Locally grown food that showcases the bounty of the season.

Join us in celebrating farm women's accomplishments and help us set the stage for further success.

Registration opens September 7. Fees will range between $100 and $150, depending on the conference options you select. Early registration discounts are available through September 30.

Sign up to receive email updates about the conference at http://www.uvm.edu/wagn/?Page=conference/updates.html&SM=conference/sub-menu.html.

Visit www.uvm.edu/wagn and click on "2010 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference" in the green "Quick Links" box for more information.

Questions: Please email wagn@uvm.edu.

The conference planning team includes representatives from:
Women's Agricultural Network chapters in Vermont, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania;  Land for Good; University of Pennsylvania; University of Vermont Extension; University of Connecticut; Communities Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA); and University of Maryland.

Supported by the Northeast Center for Risk Management Education and the USDA Farm Services Agency.

University of Vermont Extension and USDA, cooperating, offer education and employment to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or familial status.

If you will require accommodations to participate in this event, please contact Beth Holtzman (beth.holtzman@uvm.edu or 802-223-2389) by October 15 so we may assist you.