Registration Open: Future of Farming Conference

cornucopia-farming-conference-poster11x19-2017Future of Farming in a Changing World Conference

Creating a Robust, Sustainable & Community Based Food System
March 25, 2017, 9 to 4:30
Monadnock Center for History and Culture
19 Grove Street, Peterborough, NH

  • Growing the next generation of farmers
  • Cutting edge technology solutions to support farmers
  • Models for growing, processing, and distributing sustainably grown food
  • Climate change and its impact on farming
  • Farmland access-matching farmers to farmland

Keynote speaker:  Philip Ackerman-Leist, Professor of Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems, Green Mountain College, VT; farmer, and author of Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable & Secure Food Systems.
Talks and panel discussion include:

  • John VanHoesen, Associate Professor of Geology; Director Natural Resource Management, Director Geology program, Green Mountain College, VT
  • Hannah Bissex and students, Farm to Fork program, Cornucopia Project
  • Ryan Owens, Monadnock Conservancy

Check in: 8 to 8:45am; program begins at 9am (pre-registration suggested as there are only 100 seats)

Registration: $25/per person, register here; $15/student rate, register here.  Student rate sponsored by Broadfork Company.  Please register early, as seats are limited.

Lunch: Light/local ‘Soupfest’ lunch included.  Will offer vegan, dairy-free and vegetarian options.

Post-conference dinner option: Visit our friends at Harlow’s Pub (across from the conference) and receive a 5% discount on your meal.

Let us know if you would like information on supporting this event by contacting Joyce at



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