Workshop Proposals Due for 2012 Young Farmers Conference

TARRYTOWN, NY:  Every December, over 250 young farmers from across the United States gather at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture to learn from agricultural luminaries, peers, and advocacy organizations at the National Young Farmers Conference: Reviving the Culture of Agriculture. On December 12-14, 2012, Stone Barns Center will host the fifth National Young Farmers Conference, providing participants with access to inspiring keynotes and more than 50 unique workshops that address soil science, technical skills, agricultural policy, farm business management, marketing, and more.

Requests for Proposals:
The Growing Farmers Initiative at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is now accepting workshop proposals for the 5th annual National Young Farmers Conference, December 12-14, 2012.To submit a workshop for consideration, please complete an online proposal. All proposals must be received by 11:59PM on July 6, 2012.

Submission of a proposal does not guarantee its acceptance. A planning committee will review all proposals based on content and programming needs. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their proposal by late July. Should you have questions or concerns regarding the proposal process, please contact melw@stonebarnscent

Learn more about the Growing Farmers Initiative and the Young Farmers Conference.


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