Posted: March 6, 2023

Register by March 19th to join stakeholders from around the region to explore topics related to campus food insecurity, student farm development, farming techniques, marketing strategies and more.

The inaugural Northeast Student Farm Conference is being held at University Park (Thomas Building and Huck Life Sciences Bridge) on Saturday, March 25, and anyone interested in food, agriculture and sustainability is invited to attend. The conference welcomes students, faculty, staff and other stakeholders throughout the region to explore topics related to successful student farm development, campus food insecurity, farming techniques, marketing strategies and much more.

The day will also include tours of the Student Farm facilities at Penn State and a free comedy show with Peterson Toscano, presenting: “Does This Apocalypse Make Me Look Fat? A comedian considers the end of the world and other annoyances.”

Online registration until March 19th  - students $18/person and general public $60/person.  No experience in farming or gardening needed to attend the conference to share your experiences and learn from those with similar interests.  Day of walk-ins will be $25.

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