Sustainable farming summit set

Learn the latest research in sustainable farming – both rural and urban – and network with leaders in the movement at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Sustainable Agriculture Summit: Growing the Farmer to Farmer Network.

Participants will attend sessions on such topics as seed-saving, specialty crops business management, animal welfare certification, grazing practices, raw milk best practices, aligning rural and urban ag, sizing and scaling the farm business for success, cold-climate grape growing, meat processing, new garlic diseases, interrupting carcinogenesis with food plants, social media marketing success stories and more.

Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-16
Cost: $90 per day through Jan. 15; $95 per day after Jan. 15
Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska
Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu/0213SustainAgSummit.aspx or (952) 443-1422

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