2014 West Virginia Small Farm Conference
The 2014 Small Farm Conference is scheduled for February 27 – March 1 at Waterfront Place Hotel and Conference Center in Morgantown, WV. This gathering of stakeholders in the future of local food and sustainable farming offers many types of trainings, production information and updates, and the opportunity to network and gather new ideas.
In its tenth year, the conference has grown to include three pre-conference workshops on Wednesday, Feb. 26.
The conference officially begins on Thursday, Feb. 27 with both short-form and in-depth workshops. Thursday evening features the Winter Blues Farmer’s Market and Local Food Dine-Around. Last year, this popular event – attended by more than 4500 local food enthusiasts – featured 50 farmer vendors and 20 chefs and restaurants from across West Virginia.
Friday and Saturday schedules feature almost one hundred 50-minute workshops on a wide variety of topics that are designed to address the nearly endless opportunities and their associated challenges that farmers face.
Additional information about schedules, speakers, and other conference details is being posted regularly – please check back!
View highlights of the 2013 Small Farm Conference.