Tue, Dec 12|
Blue Ridge Community College
Mobile Bookselling - Farm to Table Conference
Come visit our bookselling table at 2023 Virginia Farm to Table Conference: “Nourishing Collaboration, Conservation, and Community” at Blue Ridge Community College
Time & Location
Dec 12, 8:00 AM – Dec 13, 4:30 PM
Blue Ridge Community College, 1 College Ln, Weyers Cave, VA 24486, USA
About the Event
Stone Soup Books will be bookseller for Virginia Virginia Farm to Table Conference: “Nourishing Collaboration, Conservation, and Community” at Blue Ridge Community College on Dec 12 & 13 from 8:00AM to 4:30. Conference registration is here
This year’s conference will feature Dr. Elizabeth Heilman of Wichita State University, Dale Strickler, farmer, advisor of AgSpire, and author of the Drought Resilient Farm and the Complete Guide to Restoring Your Soil, Dr. Gail Myers of Farm to Grow and director of Rhythms of the Land, Daniel Austin of Green Sprig Ag and Little Red Hen Farm, David Montgomery and Anne Biklé authors of What Your Food Ate, Ken Meter of Crossroads Resource Center and author of Building Community Food Webs, Pedro Aponte of Saint Isidore Homestead & Permaculture, Social Impact Studios, and others.
Conference topics will include presentations, conversation, and discussions around regenerative agriculture, safety trauma, drought resilience, managing pasture, local and regional food system development, community food webs and clusters, connections between soil health and human health, diversifying and stacking complementary enterprises, and value chain connections and market development where producers and practitioners share their local and regional expertise and perspectives.