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Sustainable Small Farm Summit (Online)
March 18, 2015 - March 21, 2015Free
Join BK Farmyards March 18-21 at the FREE online Sustainable Small Farm Summit, an exciting gathering of 18 farmers and activists who are coming together to share valuable insights into the often neglected business side of farming. Our goal is to support new farmers and people transitioning into farming to become even more effective at creating financially viable farms. New farmers, wanna-be farmers & farmer-curious people – we hope you will join us.
If you haven’t done so yet, click here to register for free. It’s best to do this now, so you can see the schedule and mark the sessions you’d like to attend. Registering also gives you access to 48-hour free replays. Yes, there will be an OPTIONAL upgrade package available for purchase if the 4 days of free interviews leave you wanting more.
You’ll notice there are a couple topics that apply to anyone growing food or planning a project:
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18TH
Chris Wayne: Stealing Market Savvy – Standing Out at the Farmers Market
Rachel Armstrong & Laura Fisher: Farm Risk Management
Crystal Stewart: Holistic Management Decision Making
Tradd Cotter: Mushroom Cultivation & Production
THURSDAY, MARCH 19TH
Richard Wiswall: Farming Smarter, Not Harder
Mark Smallwood: Can Small Farm Organic Production Feed the World?
Nannett Cepero: Five Uncommon Crops in Cold Urban Areas
Tammy Hinman: Goal Setting for New Farmers
FRIDAY, MARCH 20TH
Lindsey Shute: How You Can Help National Young Farmers’ Coalition Help You
Zach Wolf: Your Relationship to Soil Fertility Management
Coming Soon: TBA
Curtis Stone: Small Plot Farming >> on Borrowed Land
SATURDAY, MARCH 21ST
HOST Stacey Murphy: Understanding Your Finances – Tips & Strategies
Dennis Derryck: Growing the Local Movement with Food Hubs
Connor Stedman: Five Research & Development Opportunities for Regenerative Agriculture
Dru Rivers: Production Flower Farming
Joel Salatin: Farm Strategies from Polyface Farms