February 21-23, 2013 – John Ascuaga’s Nugget, 1100 Nugget Avenue, Sparks
THURSDAY: Four pre-conference workshops – Seed Starting & Saving; Commercial Hops Production, Meet the Brewmasters; Small Farm Business Plan in a Day, Value-added Enterprises
FRIDAY/SATURDAY: The conference includes four tracks and 20 sessions. A detailed conference schedule will be posted by early January. A sampling of the sessions includes soil fertility and composting; hoop house production, business development and marketing; raising sheep & goats for fiber; on-farm food safety; navigating the local food system; pasture management, and more.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Socialize and enjoy a dinner of local food, spirits, and entertainment at US. Foods in Reno. US. Foods, a food distribution company, is a proud sponsor and avid supporter of local agriculture.
More information at http://www.wnc.edu/ce/sci/2012_nevada_small_farm_conference.php