SAVE THE DATE! Farming Our Future 2014 will be held on Saturday February 22nd 2014
Thanks for coming to the 2013
Farming Our Future – Growing Food, Farms and Community
Keynote Speaker – JIM SLAMA
Jim Slama, Founder and President of FamilyFarmed.org, which encourages the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, delivered an amazing keynote address.
View Jim’s Slide Presentation:
Thank you Jim, our sponsors, exhibitors, volunteers and the over 250 farmers, educators, market managers, agriculture students, and providers of goods and services who came from across the northeast region in for this one day conference. Hope to see you next year!
Proceeds from the conference will go toward Taconic Hills’ award winning H.A.R.V.E.S.T. Club (Healthy Agricultural Resources by Volunteers & Educators in Science & Technology), a program that engages youth in the process of growing healthy fruits, flowers and vegetables in a school based garden, and the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).
Karen DiPeri – Event Producer
Stephen E. Hadcock – Beginning Farmer and Market Development Educator Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program, Cornell University Cooperative Extension
Marissa Codey – Conservation and Agricultural Programs Manager, Columbia Land Conservancy
Hilary Corsun – Director of Marketing and Communication, Hawthorne Valley Association
Todd M. Erling – Executive Director, Hudson Valley AgriBusiness Development Corporation
Sandra Gardner – Director of Instruction and Staff Development, Interim Middle School Principal, Taconic Hills Central School District
Virginia Martin – Farm to School Consultant
Emili Ponte – Farm Credit East, ACA
Jonathan Ronsani- Lineage Farm
Contact: Web: www.farmingourfuture.org │ 518-329-0890 │ email@example.com
All payments should be made out to:
Cornell University Cooperative Extension
479 Rte. 66, Hudson, NY 12534
ATT: Farming Our Future 2/23/2013