Wednesday, October 30, 2013

CA Small Farm Conference in now accepting scholarship applications

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SMALL-SCALE FARMERS TO ATTEND THE CALIFORNIA SMALL FARM CONFERENCE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 6, 2013                
           
The California Small Farm Conference awards scholarships to small farmers and ranchers, student farmer/ranchers, farmer/rancher employees and farmers market managers to attends the conference.

This year’s California Small Farm Conference will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Rohnert Park, CA, on  March 9 – 11, 2014. Scholarships are awarded based on a number of criteria including farm and household income. Scholarship awards include registration to the three-day conference, all workshops and networking sessions, conference meals, and a Sunday Field Course at a discounted rate of $25.                   

Lodging and travel costs are offered depending upon the distance traveled to Rohnert Park, California.      
           
Applications may be obtained as follows: 
           
• Download the online application from our website at: 
           
• Call 1-888-712-4188 to request an application by mail or fax, or
           
• Email conference@californiafarmconference.com to request an application
           
All applications must be received by December 6, 2013. Applications received after close of business on December 6, 2013 through December 31, 2013 shall be placed on a waiting list.                             
           
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About California Small Farm Conference Founded in 1982 by the Small Farm Center at the University of California, Davis, the California Small Farm Conference (http://www.californiafarmconference.com/) is the state’s premier gathering for not only small farmers, but farmers’ market managers, agricultural students, researchers, writers and food advocates to come together to    network, learn, discuss and grow.      

The Conference is a unique opportunity for smaller-acreage producers to gain insight from technical experts, network with other farmers and ranchers, and learn sustainable farming practices, business aspects, and more.        
           
The upcoming California Small Farm Conference will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Rohnert Park, CA, on March 9 – 11, 2014.      


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