10 AM, November 30 - 3 PM, December 1, 2012
Newton Christian Conference Center
Practical Farmers of Iowa welcomes you to attend The 2012 Next Generation Retreat - The Fifth annual gathering of beginning farmers who share good food, network together, and swap stories of their beginning farms.
This year we will feature:
Gather to discuss agriculture opportunities and beginning farmer challenges in Iowa. Discuss efficient production, marketing, distribution, of crops and livestock. Share your plans and experiences developing infrastructure for new enterprises. Learn from other farms and get new ideas for next year. BRING a dish - Friday night beginning farmer potluck. Comfortable accommodations in a recently constructed retreat lodge.42 beds available on-site for overnight lodging. Commuter attendees also welcome.
Detailed workshop agenda to be released this Fall.
Time and place: The workshop will be held 10 AM November 30th, 2012 to 3 PM December 1st, 2012 at the Christian Conference Center near Newton, 5064 Lincoln Street, Newton, IA 50208.