February 14–16 2014, 10am–6:15pmWhere
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OEFFA’s two-day conference is Ohio’s largest sustainable agriculture event, featuring keynote speakers Kathleen Merrigan and Atina Diffley; approximately 100 workshops on sustainable farming, gardening, homesteading, cooking, and livestock production; local and organic meals; a kid’s conference and childcare; a trade show; Saturday night entertainment, and more. Full-day Friday pre-conferences will also be offered: Wholesale Marketing for Fresh Produce Growers, Friday, Feb. 14 – 10 am – 4 pm
Granville Inn, 314 E. Broadway, Granville, OH or Eco-Farming, Biodiversity, and Soil Health: A Systems Approach to Enhancing Productivity, Friday, Feb. 14 – 10 am – 4 pm
Cherry Valley Lodge, 2299 Cherry Valley Rd. SE, Newark, OH.
Registration is open at www.oeffa.org/conference2014. Contact: Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, Lauren Ketcham–Communication Coordinator, (614) 421-2022, [email protected]
Atina Diffley will be the keynote speaker on Saturday. Diffley is an organic farmer, consultant, activitst, and author of Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works.
Kathleen Merrigan will be the keynote speaker on Sunday. She wrote the legislation that created the National Organic Program and later, as U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, she created the Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food initiative.
Hours: 8 a.m. -9:15 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Sunday.