Future of Farming in a Changing World

 

Future of Farming in a Changing World Conference 

Creating a Robust, Sustainable & Community Based Food System

March 25, 2017, 9 to 4:30

Monadnock Center for History and Culture
19 Grove Street, Peterborough, NH 
  • Growing the next generation of farmers
  • Cutting edge technology solutions to support farmers
  • Models for growing, processing, and distributing sustainably grown food
  • Climate change and its impact on farming
  • Farmland access-matching farmers to farmland
Keynote speaker:  Philip Ackerman-Leist, Professor of Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems, Green Mountain College, VT; farmer, and author of Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable & Secure Food Systems.

 

Talks and panel discussion include:

Check in: 8 to 8:45am; program begins at 9am (pre-registration suggested as there are only 100 seats)

Registration: $25/per person, register here; $15/student rate, register here.  Student rate sponsored by Broadfork Company.  Please register early, as seats are limited.
 
Lunch: Light/local ‘Soupfest’ lunch included.  Will offer vegan, dairy-free and vegetarian options.
 
Post-conference dinner option: Visit our friends at Harlow’s Pub (across from the conference) and receive a 5% discount on your meal.
 
Let us know if you would like information on supporting this event by contacting Joyce at admin@cornucopiaproject.org.  Read more about the conference in a recent ELF (Enjoy Living to the Fullest) Magazine here.
 

EVENT SPONSORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPORTERS

Philip Ackerman-Leist
John VanHoesen
 

PARTNERS

Peterborough Agricultural Commission
Town of Peterborough