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Conversation with E.A.S.E. March 20

Published Mar. 10, 2014 | Discuss this article on Facebook

TALK IS NOT CHEAP.

Conversation is a powerful tool.

IT CAN CHANGE OPINIONS.

It can enlighten and build trust.

Conversation about how food is produced are happening. 

But the voices of farmers have been less representative in the conversation about food production.

Engaging in conversation about food production will help farmers understand what consumers want to know and will help learn more about how food is produced from the people who actually produce it. We all have an interest in food.

 FACT:  49% OF THE PUBLIC BELIEVES MODERN CONVENTIONAL AGRICULTLURE IS ON THE WRONG TRACK.  Therefore, farmers need to have productive conversations that build and further develop trust.

Today, farmers now have another role:  communicating and connecting with consumers.  OFBF would like to help farmers evolve into and embrace this new role.  Please plan to attend an upcoming regional training session where you can learn how to have productive conversations that build trust in food, farming and agriculture, as well as learn how to respond to questions about food system issues that consumers are asking and farmers need to answer.

March 20 – Wilmington

McCoy’s Party Barn

1130 Gurneyville Rd., Wilmington, OH  45177

Training sessions will begin at 6:30 p.m. with registration and light snacks and refreshments.  Training sessions will begin at 7 p.m. and adjourn at 9:00 p.m.  There are NO REGISTRATION FEES, however advance registration is required.

For more information about the training sessions, contact

David White at (614)246-8261 for dwhite@ofbf.org or            

Wanda Campbell at (614)246-8271 or wcampbell@ofbf.org.

Or you may call Vickie Brown at 937-382-4407 or 800-443-6830 or email vbrown@ofbf.org

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