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CUESA Panel Discussion: Growing New Farmers

CUESA - Center for Urban Education About Sustainable Agriculture

Monday, January 26, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

CUESA Panel Discussion: Growing New Farmers

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tractorThe average age of the American farmer is steadily increasing, and new farmers are entering the profession much more slowly than older farmers are retiring. Who will grow food for the next generation? Join CUESA and a panel of experts to discuss 4-H, beginning farmer programs, the future of farming, and what it takes for an aspiring farmer to achieve the dream.

Panelists:

Kenny Baker, farmer/owner, Lonely Mountain Farm

Kiera Butler, author of Raise: What 4-H Teaches Seven Million Kids and How Its Lessons Could Change Food & Farming Forever

Jennifer Taylor, director of Center for Land-Based Learning's California Farm Academy

Evan Wiig, executive director of  the Farmers Guild

 

The talk will be followed by a reception with farmers market refreshments and a book signing with Kiera Butler. (books sold by Book Passage).

Location: Port Commission Hearing Room

Cost: $5 at the door

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Photo courtesy of Lonely Mountain Farm

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Port Commission Hearing Room, Ferry Building, 2nd floor
One Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

Monday, January 26, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)


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CUESA - Center for Urban Education About Sustainable Agriculture

CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to growing thriving communities through the power and joy of local food. Founded in 1994, CUESA operates the world-renowned Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and Mission Community Market in San Francisco, and the Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland. CUESA is a cutting-edge force in influencing how people grow, produce, and eat food in the Bay Area and beyond. Learn more at cuesa.org.

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