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15th Annual Farming for Profit and Stewardship Conference - Future Harvest

January 17 & 18, 2014!
Pre-Conference Workshops & General Sessions

Join us Friday morning for intensive workshops, on-site at UMUC Marriott, to start off the Conference. Pre-conference workshops are free with conference registration unless a materials fee is noted. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. If you have already registered for the conference, and want to add a Pre-Conference Workshop to your schedule, please send an email to

General Sessions - Keynote, Local Food Celebration and Auction, Farmer Panel

Track 1 - Beginning Farmers
Track 2 - Scaling Up
Track 3 - Grass-Based Systems
Track 4 - Local Food Communities
Track 5 - Fruit and Vegetable Production
Track 6 - The Business of Farming

All Workshops at UMUC Marriott, Friday, January 17 - 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Pre-Conference Workshops
Cover Crops for Reducing Tillage and Recycling Nutrients in Vegetable Production Systems
Ray Weil, MD - University of Maryland

Kombucha, Kimchee and Kraut
Meaghan Carpenter, MD - HEX Ferments

Goat Butchery & Respect for Older Animals
Adam Danforth, MA - Author of "Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork" and "Butchering Beef and Veal"

Tour of ECO City Farms
Margaret Morgan-Hubbard, DC/MD - ECO City Farms

Making and Selling Raw Milk Cheese in Maryland
Barb Haigwood, MD - P.A. Bowen Farmstead

Building a Mobile Poultry Pen
Homer Walden, PA - Sunnyside Farm

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