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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

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An online community of farmers in the Rutland region hosted by the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link

Beginning Women Farmer Conference: Exploring Whole Farm Planning (March 22-23)

Kristin Smith

A two day conference for all farmers interested in improved quality of life, profitability, and land health sponsored by Holistic Management International, the USDA National Institute of Food & Agriculture and the University of Massachusetts. Learn how Whole Farm Planning can help you achieve improved quality of life, profitability, and land health:

  • Hear about the successes HMI Beginning Women Farmer Program participants have achieved
  • Learn from experts in the field about ways to farm successfully whether you are a beginning farmer or have been farming for years.
  • Network with other farmers in the Northeast to share tips and learn about farming resource

Registration Fees You must register in advance. No onsite registrations will be accepted.

    • $120.00 Full Conference Registration, includes all conference sessions, most meals &  Beginning Women Farmer Banquet
    • $70 Day Pass for March 22, 2012 (does not include Banquet)
    • $70 Day Pass for March 23, 2010 (does not include Banquet)
    • $25 Beginning Women Farmer Banquet
    • $40 Childcare per day, per child (ages 2-10)

Beginning Women Farmer Conference: Exploring Whole Farm Planning Date: March 22-23, 2012 Location: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, Lincoln Campus Center

For the conference schedule, information about scholarships, and other details visit http://holisticmanagement.org/conferencebwfne.