Winter Conference

Keynote speakersHealthy Soils, Healthy Plants, Healthy Ecosystems

March 29, 2015
Hope & Main, 691 Main Street Warren, RI
Early bird registration until February 15.

Keynote Speakers:
Jeff Lowenfels, noted author, lecturer and founder of Plant a Row for the Hungry
Teaming With Microbes: The Soil Food Web
The soil food web is a complex ecosystem responsible for plant nutrition and soil structure. Its operations are key to all farming activities.

Elizabeth Henderson, experienced organic farmer and founder of the Agricultural Justice Project
5 Steps to a Food Justice Farm
Bring food to your community at the best prices and strive for living wages. Learn about the foundations of food justice: pricing, safety, conflict resolution and employment policies.

Other workshop  topics will include:
Improving Soil Health on Vegetable Farms, Managing for Soil Health, Welcoming Pollinators. Woodlot and Forest Management, “How I Got Started in Farming,” GMO & Food Policy issues

Learn more and register here.