WHEN: August 12, 13, 14, 2011
WHERE: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
MORE INFO: http://www.nofasummerconference.org/
REGISTRATION: email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Kathleen or Siedeh: (413) 230-7835.
Register for an entire weekend of keynote speeches, over 225 workshops, a country fair, farmers’ market, over 100 exhibitors and vendors, a children’s conference, a teen conference, live entertainment and silent auction. Keynote speakers include perennial-edibles expert and award-winning author, Eric Toensmeier, and professor and anti-GMO activist Dr. Ignacio Chapela.
Workshop topics for 2011 include: Alternative Energy and the Environment; Animal Power; Animals, Crops, Farm Economics and Management, Farming and the Community, Food and Family, Food and Farm Education, Food Preservation and Cooking, Fruits, Nuts, and Trees; Garden and Greenhouse, Herbs, Land Care, Nutrition and Health, Of the Spirit, Politics and Policy, Practical Skills, Soil and Fertility, and Urban Agriculture. Most workshops are held in and around the UMass Amherst campus.
Can’t go to the entire conference? No problem. Go for one day, or one night. Discounts for early registration.