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Building a National Grassroots Campaign for Young and Beginning Farmers

A rising tide of young men and women are resolving to put their shoulder to the wheel for the organic farming movement. Local, regional, national, and global energy is surging as rural areas once again see earnest young people roll “Back to the Land.” This time around they are working with mature resource networks, both private and public, waiting to serve them as they grow. New York organic farmer Sophie Ackoff of the National Young Farmers Coalition relates how their grassroots campaign has empowered participants to forge real change. Representing the western states, a member of the Ecological Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (EFRA) will discuss EFRA’s work and scope.

 
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Track and Session Info

Track: 
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Session: 
C | 3:30 pm

Date and Location

Location: 
Kiln
Day: 
Thursday
Presenter(s): 

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Seasoned Farmers & Ranchers
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Merrill
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Educators & Researchers
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Scripps
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Evergreen
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Seasoned Farmers & Ranchers
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Location:
Merrill
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Location:
Fred Farr
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Seasoned Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
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Location:
Acacia
Track:
Activists
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Chapel
Track:
Activists
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Heather
Track:
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Kiln
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Nautilus
Track:
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Heather
Track:
Soil & Water
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Kiln
Track:
En Español
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Kiln
Track:
Soil & Water
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Oak Shelter
Track:
Seasoned Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Nautilus
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Fred Farr
Track:
Merchants, Handlers, & Distributors
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Evergreen
Track:
Merchants, Handlers, & Distributors
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Merrill
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Chapel

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