Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference: Nov. 1-3, 2010

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The 2010 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference will be held in at the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, Vt., Nov. 1-3, 2010.

Women’s Agricultural Network chapters from Vermont, Maine, Connecticut and Pennsylvania are working with other nonprofit organizations, Extension and other agencies to put together two days of networking, sharing and learning.

The conference will feature:
* Farm-based workshops and tours at successful and innovative farms in Vermont and New Hampshire;
* Intensive skill building sessions;
* Engaging speakers and practical workshops;
* Small-group, round table discussions;
* Locally grown food that showcases the bounty of the season.

Join us in celebrating farm women’s accomplishments and help us set the stage for further success.

Registration opens September 12. Fees will range between $100 and $150, depending on the conference options you select. Early registration discounts are available through September 30.

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Visit www.uvm.edu/wagn and click on “2010 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference” in the green “Quick Links” box for more information. We welcome your ideas for what you’d like to learn, share or present. Email us at wagn@uvm.edu

The conference planning team includes representatives from:
Women’s Agricultural Network chapters in Vermont, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania;  Land for Good; University of Pennsylvania; University of Vermont Extension; University of Connecticut; Communities Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA); and University of Maryland.

Supported by the Northeast Center for Risk Management Education and the USDA Farm Services Agency.

University of Vermont Extension and USDA, cooperating, offer education and employment to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or familial status.

If you will require accommodations to participate in this event, please contact Beth Holtzman (beth.holtzman@uvm.edu or 802-223-2389) by October 15 so we may assist you.

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One Response to Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference: Nov. 1-3, 2010

  1. We’ve held these conferences on a five-year cycle — 2005 and 2010. Our sister organization in Pennsylvania — PA-WAgN — may be holding a similar event in 2011 or 2012.

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