Track: Track E

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 27
  • Time: 9:30-10:45 a.m.
  • Speaker: Luis Sierra, Northwest Cooperative Development Center
  • Location: Bldg. 202, Room 5
  • Track: Track E
Many of the newest generation of farmers are joining together to start farming instead of going it alone. This presentation provides some examples of how small farms with shared ownership through cooperative structures can allow for more equitable relationships, while still getting the work done. We’ll cover financial, legal,...

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 27
  • Time: 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Speaker: Camryn Barnhart, Local Hens
  • Location: Bldg. 202, Room 5
  • Track: Track E
What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how is it used? These are questions every business-owner should know and exactly what this workshop aims to teach. Participants will learn how SEO works, how to improve your website’s visibility, social media tips and tricks, and so much more. Most importantly,...

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 27
  • Time: 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Speakers: Micaela Colley, Organic Seed Alliance; Ana C. Galvis Martinez, Organic Seed Alliance; Nelida Martinez, Pure Nelida Farm
  • Location: Bldg. 202, Room 5
  • Track: Track E
This workshop will be delivered in English and Spanish. Growing seed on farm can improve your farm’s economic and environmental resilience, but requires knowledge of the crop production, processing, and markets unique to seed. Benefits include the opportunity to diversify your crops, preserve culturally significant varieties, increase your farm’s...

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 27
  • Time: 3:30-4:45 p.m.
  • Speaker: Jess Chandler, 21 Acres
  • Location: Bldg. 202, Room 5
  • Track: Track E
Learn how you can make your operation more productive, resilient, and sustainable by creating habitat for pollinators. Participants will learn how to implement management disciplines that enable them to strengthen their financial position, mitigating risk in the marketplace. Young, beginning, and small producers are especially encouraged to participate. This...