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Cascadia Grains Conference

Saturday, January 11, 2014 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

The Cascadia Grains Conference aims to strengthen the role of small grains (e.g. wheat, barley, oats, rye) and psuedo-grains (e.g. quinoa, buckwheat, amaranth) in our regional food economy by sharing the latest science, techniques, and developments, as well as by creating a space in which new business, policy and research relationships can form and existing ones can be strengthened.

Register Today
When: Saturday, January 11, 2014 
Where: STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St., Tacoma, WA USA

Registration: Regular: $95/person; Day of: $115/person. Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended. Included in the fee are morning refreshments, lunch, dinner, and a craft beer Tasting Tour. Register online today: http://cascadiagrains.com/.  

The conference will feature the following exciting workshops with expert speakers from the U.S. and Canada. See full program here.
* Linking the Grain Producer to the Market
* Designing Regional Food/Ag Businesses
* The Development of the Gluten-Free Market
* Grains in Eco-friendly Crop Rotations
* Growing Small Grains West of the Cascades
* Growing Quinoa and Buckwheat in the Pacific Northwest
* The Bread Lab: Thinking Differently About Baking Quality
* Handmade Soba Noodles
* Grain Varieties and Malting: The Secret to Developing the New Cascadia Beer
* Bringing the Malthouse Back: A New England Story
* The Chickens Choose: Free Choice Feeding
* Grassfed versus Grain-finished: Thinking about Meat Quality
* Harvest Heritage: Puget Sound Agricultural Origins
* Risk Management Options for Small Grains
* Developing Producer Interest in Grain Infrastructure (Parts 1 &2)
* Establishing a Craft Distillery or Brewery

 Best of the Cascades Tasting Tour
Are you a craft brewer or distiller in the Cascadia region? Showcase your products at the conference's Best of the Cascades Tasting Tour. Breweries & distilleries get reduced registration rates in addition to a showcase table. Sign up today!

See the website for more information about SponsorshipsScholarshipsMedia Passes and more: http://cascadiagrains.com/

The conference is presented by Washington State University in partnership with Oregon State University.

STAR Center
3873 S. 66th St
Tacoma, WA
Regular: $95/person; Day of: $115/person. Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended.
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