California Small Farm Conference
Attendance Scholarships Available!
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 6, 2013
CONFERENCE: March 9-11, 2014
The California Small Farm Conference is a unique
opportunity for small-acreage farmers and ranchers to get a leg up – and you
might even qualify for a scholarship to attend. Small farmers and ranchers,
student farmer/ranchers, farmer/rancher employees and farmer market managers
are eligible to apply for scholarships to attend the conference.
This year’s California Small Farm Conference will be
held at the Doubletree Hotel in Rohnert Park, California, on March 9 – 11,
2014. It’s a tremendous opportunity to network with other farmers, visit
innovative farms and markets in the Sonoma/Marin region, and learn valuable
lessons about on-farm practices, marketing opportunities and other ways to
boost your operation.
Scholarships are awarded based on a number of criteria
including farm and household income. Scholarship awards include
registration to the three-day conference, all workshops and networking
sessions, conference meals, and a Sunday Field Course at a discounted rate of
$25. Lodging and travel costs are offered depending upon the distance
traveled to Rohnert Park, California.
Call 1-888-712-4188 to request an application by mail
or fax, or
All applications must be received by December 6,
2013. Applications received after close of business on December 6,
2013 through December 31, 2013 shall be placed on a waiting list.
About the California Small Farm Conference: Founded in 1982
by the Small Farm Center at the University of California, Davis, the California
Small Farm Conference (http://www.californiafarmconference.com/)
is the state’s premier gathering for not only small farmers, but farmers’
market managers, agricultural students, researchers, writers and food advocates
to come together to network, learn, discuss and grow.
The Conference is a unique opportunity for smaller‐acreage
producers to gain insight from technical experts, network with other
farmers and ranchers, and learn sustainable farming practices, business
aspects, and more.
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