"Farming As If People Matter"
Farmers, ranchers, community food organizers, wildlife enthusiasts, landowners and others interested in farming practices and our local food system will want to reserve Saturday, Nov. 2, for a day of workshops and networking at the Kansas Rural Center’s 2013 Farming & Food Conference.
This daylong event will take place in Newton at the Meridian Center, 1420 E. Broadway Ct., and will packed with opportunities to learn about topics such as low-input farming alternatives, diversification for risk management, soil and animal health, local foods development, health-agriculture connections, beginning farmer and rancher resources, farm legacy transitions for landowners, state and federal farm and food policy, and much more.
This conference is an annual event presented by the Kansas Rural Center. in partnership with organizations including the Kansas Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Alternative Crops and Kansas Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education.