For organic, transitioning, and interested farmers: We’re partnering with the committee who brought you the Growing Pennsylvania’s Organic Farms Conference to expand our offerings of organic-focused programming. In collaboration with Organic Valley, PA Dept. of Agriculture, PA Farm Link, PCO, Rodale Institute, Threefold Farm, and GMO Free PA.
For market managers and vendors: Gain skills for growing and improving farmers markets or your presence at them by attending workshops organized by the committee who brought you Pennsylvania Farmers Market Managers Conference. In collaboration with and funded by PA Farm Markets, Penn state Extension, and USDA Risk Management Agency.
Wednesday, February 6 • 5–9pm • $20
Pennsylvania Farmers Union invites you to their annual meeting and farm-to-table dinner. Enjoy good food, learn about updates to federal farm policy, and hear from a panel of dairy farmers. You’ll also learn about the benefits of being a PA Farmers Union member. Open to all.
Mixer: Friday, February 8 • 7:30–9pm • Free
Meeting: Saturday, February 9 • 7:30am–4pm • $75 (includes breakfast & lunch)
The Beginning Farmer Learning Network‘s annual meeting is an opportunity for all farm services providers to learn from each other and discuss the successes and challenges they encounter as they support beginning farmers through their first 10 years of business. Learn more here.
Saturday, February 9 • 2:30–4:30pm • Free
Join us for light food and beverages as we come together to reflect on PASA’s achievements over the last year and share our vision for the next. You’ll participate in breakout sessions with members in your region, hear from board candidates, catch up with longtime friends and meet new members, and have the chance to share your feedback on how we’re doing as an organization. Open to all.