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9th Annual Farm & Food Leadership Conference [TX]


  • College Station, TX (map)

Want to get the latest news about sustainable farming and local foods?  Connect with other people who are passionate about these issues?  Be able to make a difference for the future of local agriculture?

Then make plans to attend the 9th Annual Farm & Food Leadership Conference on September 25-26 in Bryan/ College Station, Texas!

Hear top speakers on:

  • Farm-to-School Programs and Beyond
  • Genetically Engineered Crops
  • The Threats to Bees  
  • The Future of Water in Texas
  • Federal Food Safety Regulations 
  • Young & Beginning Farmers
  • Co-operatives
  • Hemp: What, Why, and When?
  • Federal Food safety Regulations
  • International Trade and Its Impact on Our Food

Get the tools you need to make a difference through special activism sessions, including:

  • Local Resolutions for Your City
  • Citizen Lobbying
  • Messaging for the Media

Additional topics will be announced.

Of course, a great conference about local food includes great local food!  Enjoy lunch on both days of local foods prepared by Chef Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due.     

MORE INFORMATION:  http://farmandranchfreedom.org/farm-food-leadership-conference

SCHOLARSHIPS and VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:  http://farmandranchfreedom.org/farm-food-leadership-conference/volunteer-scholarships/

REGISTER: http://farmandranchfreedom.org/farm-food-leadership-conference/registration/
 

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