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Future of Farming in a Changing World Conference

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:30pm
Location: 
Peterborough, NH

Creating a Robust, Sustainable & Community Based Food System

Monadnock Center for History and Culture

19 Grove Street, Peterborough, NH 

  • Growing the next generation of farmers
  • Cutting edge technology solutions to support farmers
  • Models for growing, processing, and distributing sustainably grown food
  • Climate change and its impact on farming
  • Farmland access-matching farmers to farmland
Cornucopia Project Conference FlyerKeynote speaker:  Philip Ackerman-Leist, Professor of Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems, Green Mountain College, VT; farmer, and author of Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable & Secure Food Systems.

 

Talks and panel discussion include:

Check in: 8 to 8:45am; program begins at 9am (pre-registration suggested as there are only 100 seats)

Registration: $25/per person, register here$15/student rate, register here.  Student rate sponsored by Broadfork Company.  Please register early, as seats are limited.
 
Lunch: Light/local ‘Soupfest’ lunch included.  Will offer vegan, dairy-free and vegetarian options.
 
Post-conference dinner option: Visit friends at Harlow’s Pub (across from the conference) and receive a 5% discount on your meal.
 
If you would like information on supporting this event, contactJoyce at admin@cornucopiaproject.org.  Read more about the conference in a recent ELF (Enjoy Living to the Fullest) Magazine here.

Featured image courtesy of Shelburne Orchards.