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2017 Virginia Biological Farming Conference

Virginia State University and Virginia Association for Biological Farming

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EST)

2017 Virginia Biological Farming Conference

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Regular Registration: Member
Membership MUST be current at the time of conference to take advantage of member rates. To join or renew your membership, simply select a membership ticket below.
Dec 25, 2016 $160.00 $0.00
Regular Registration: Non-Member
Why pay non-member rates when you can join VABF today and pay the reduced conference rates? Simply select a membership ticket below.
Dec 25, 2016 $220.00 $0.00
Tuesday-Only Registration: Member   more info Dec 25, 2016 $100.00 $0.00
Tuesday-Only Registration: Non-Member   more info Dec 25, 2016 $140.00 $0.00
Wednesday-Only Registration: Member   more info Dec 25, 2016 $100.00 $0.00
Wednesday-Only Registration: Non-Member   more info Dec 25, 2016 $140.00 $0.00
Student Registration: Tues Only   more info Jan 9, 2017 $60.00 $0.00
Student Registration: Wed Only   more info Jan 9, 2017 $60.00 $0.00
Student Registration: Tues & Wed   more info Jan 9, 2017 $100.00 $0.00
Pre-Conf Workshop: Full Day Intensive ~ Advanced Organic Vegetable Production - Member   more info Jan 9, 2017 $150.00 $0.00
Pre-Conf Workshop: Full Day Intensive ~ Advanced Organic Vegetable Production - Non-Member   more info Jan 9, 2017 $190.00 $0.00
Pre-Conf Workshop: Growing Fungi for Farm Diversity and Resilience - Member   more info Jan 9, 2017 $75.00 $0.00
Pre-Conf Workshop: Growing Fungi for Farm Diversity and Resilience - Non-Member   more info Jan 9, 2017 $95.00 $0.00
Pre-Conf Workshop: Whole Hog Butchering Demo & Pork Marketing Workshop - Member   more info Jan 9, 2017 $75.00 $0.00
Pre-Conf Workshop: Whole Hog Butchering Demo & Pork Marketing Workshop - Non-Member   more info Jan 9, 2017 $95.00 $0.00
Pre-Conf Workshop: Raising Ducks: Husbandry, Marketing, & Value-Added Butchery Demo - Member   more info Jan 9, 2017 $75.00 $0.00
Pre-Conf Workshop: Raising Ducks: Husbandry, Marketing, & Value-Added Butchery Demo - Non-member   more info Jan 9, 2017 $95.00 $0.00
Pre-Conf Workshop: Conserving Beneficial Insects for Pest Management: A Short-Course on Conservation Biocontrol   more info Jan 9, 2017 $60.00 $0.00
Pre-Conf Workshop: Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course   more info Jan 9, 2017 $50.00 $0.00
Sponsorship: Earthworm
Support VABF from the ground up! In thanks, your name will be listed in our conference program.
Jan 11, 2017 Enter donation ($)
VABF Membership: Student Jan 11, 2017 $20.00 $0.00
VABF Membership: Individual Jan 11, 2017 $40.00 $0.00
VABF Membership: Farm/Household Jan 11, 2017 $50.00 $0.00
VABF Membership: Non-Profit Jan 11, 2017 $100.00 $0.00
VABF Membership: For-Profit (Non Farm) Jan 11, 2017 $150.00 $0.00
Meal Ticket_Adult for Non-conference Attendee
This meal ticket is for an adult NOT ATTENDING CONFERENCE but are traveling with a conference attendee
Jan 9, 2017 $100.00 $0.00
Meal Ticket_Child for Non-conference Attendee
This meal ticket is for children under 12 NOT ATTENDING CONFERENCE but traveling with a conference attendee
Jan 9, 2017 $70.00 $0.00
Gift Certificate: Conf Registration + Membership   more info Dec 24, 2016 $200.00 $5.99
Gift Certificate: Full-day Preconference Workshop   more info Jan 10, 2017 $190.00 $0.00
Gift Certificate: Half-day Preconference Workshop   more info Jan 10, 2017 $95.00 $0.00
Gift Certificate: Preconference Workshop: Farming with Beneficial Insects for Pest Management   more info Jan 10, 2017 $60.00 $0.00
Gift Certificate: Preconference Workshop: Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course   more info Jan 10, 2017 $50.00 $0.00
Gift Certificate: 1-year VABF Farm/Group Membership   more info Dec 24, 2016 $50.00 $0.00
Gift Certificate: 1-year VABF Individual Membership   more info Dec 24, 2016 $40.00 $0.00

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Virginia Biological Farming Conference


2017 Annual Conference Registration OPEN

Join us January 10-11 for Virginia's premier gathering of farmers, gardeners, and supporters as the Virginia Association for Biological Farming (VABF) and Virginia State University (VSU) collaborate to bring you knowledgeable speakers, informative sessions, amazing local food, and wonderful networking opportunities!  

Pre-Conference Workshops are offered on Monday, January 9th.

Conference information can be found at vabf.org/conference. Visit the website often. Information on speakers, sessions, and opportunities to be involved is updated weekly.  

Registration Dates & Rates

Registration Type

Registration Dates

Member
Price*

Non-Member Price

Early

Oct 15Nov 11

$140

Not available to non members

Regular

Nov 12Dec 25

$160

$220

Late

Dec 26Jan 9 $180

$250

Financial Aid & Volunteer Applications

Nov 12 – Dec 25

After acceptance must register by Dec 25

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Walk Up

Jan 10 – Jan 11

$210

$270

Registration is final ~ no refunds will be issued.

*Membership must be current at time of conference for membership rates to apply. If unsure of membership expiration, email conference@vabf.org.

Enjoy Membership Rates!

Join VABF or renew your membership starting at $40. For more information about memberships, visit vabf.org.

Lodging

This year come we are thrilled to offer an amazing venue for conference, the historic Homestead Resort located in the mountains of Hot Springs, Virginia. Rooms start at only $89/night! Bring your family, friends, and co-workers to conference this year and experience the Southern hospitality and elegant charm that have made The Homestead a premier destination for 22 U.S. presidents dating back to the 18th century. For additional information about The Homestead, visit their website.

To reserve a room and take adavantage of the reduced conferene rate, book here or call

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Questions?

Email our conference registrar, Jacqueline, at conference@vabf.org or call 434-735-0139.

Have questions about 2017 Virginia Biological Farming Conference? Contact Virginia State University and Virginia Association for Biological Farming

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The Homestead Resort
1766 Homestead Drive
Hot Springs, VA 24445

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EST)


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