Save the Date! Food & Farm Conference 2016

We are excited to share that the Nevada County Sustainable Food & Farm Conference is now a project of Sierra Harvest! Its another great way we can support and promote more local food and local farmers.

farm conferenceIf you haven’t been before, The Food & Farm Conference brings together a diverse panel of speakers, farming related business and organizations, for a weekend of informative lectures, a food and farming exposition, plus numerous workshops for all levels of farming and ranching.  Our past speakers include nationally recognized leaders in the sustainable farming movement, including Eliot Coleman, Jim Hightower, Joel Salatin, and Elaine Ingram – see a full list of previous speakers here.

2016 speakers will be announced soon! Here is an overview of the conference schedule:

• Friday, January 8: Tour of three farms and ranches
• Saturday, January 9: Keynote speakers, expo and in-depth session with selected speakers at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building
• Sunday, January 10: Full day of 20 workshops on a wide variety of food and farming subjects at the Grass Valley Holiday Inn

More details to come!