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2013 Grow The Coast

Farming, Food & Community Resilience

Saturday, November 23, 2013 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Detailed conference info at www.northcoastfoodweb.org/growthecoast

Keynote speakers include: Susannah Morgan, CEO, Oregon Food Bank and Oregon Small Farms Director, Garry Stephenson, and Associate Director, Lauren

Sessions to include:

   - Coastal Farms - Overcoming barriers to securing the farm of your dreams: How to find, purchase and fund
   - Healthy Soil, Healthy Crops
   - Pasture Establishment, Rotational Grazing, and Pasture Management
   - Backyard Mushroom Cultivation
   - The Business of Farming (financial & business planning)
   - Changing Gears: Is farming life right for you? "Year Two"
   - Managing Insect and Disease Pests in Vegetables in a Maritime Climate
   - Raising Poultry in Small Flocks & "Which Chicken is For Me?"
   - Gardening for Sustainable Living and Community Resiliency
   - Getting Ready for Market: CSA's, Farmers Markets, Selling to Restaurants
   - Community Food Systems 101
   - Growing Sustainable Ornamentals (Floraculture)
   - Mobile Meat Processing
   - Honey Bee Biology & Beekeeping Basics
   - "Take Your Recipe to Market" for Food and Farm Entrepreneurs

Seaside Convention Center Seaside, OR
$20/single, $35/couple
Kristin Frost Albrecht, OSU Extension Clatsop County
kristin.albrecht at oregonstate.edu
OSU Extension Clatsop County
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