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Grow the Coast

Food Roots & North Coast Food Web

Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PST)

Seaside, OR

Grow the Coast

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$20.00 Individual Ticket Ended $20.00 $1.99
$35.00 for 2 from same farm/restaurant/organization Ended $17.50 $1.87

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Event Details

The second annual Grow the Coast, a conference on farming, food, and community resilience is brought to you by Food Roots and North Coast Food Web. This one day conference is for people who:

  • GROW
  • or EAT FOOD (this means you) 

We have a limited number of scholarships available, please contact us for more details. 

To inquire about this event, please contact

Lauren at or 503-815-2800

Teresa at or 503-325-8573


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Suzannah Morgan, CEO Oregon Food Bank; Oregon Small Farms Team, Lauren Gwin and Garry Stephenson


  • Coastal Farms - Needs Assessment 
  • Healthy Soil, Healthy Crops
  • Pasture Establishment, Rotational Grazing, and Pasture Management
  • Mushroom Cultivation in your backyard
  • The Business of Farming (financial & business plan development)


  • Coastal Farms - Finding and getting farmland
  • Changing Gears: Is farming life right for you? "Year Two" 
  • Managing Insect and Disease Pests in Vegetables in a Maritime Climate
  • Raising Poultry in Small Flocks & "Which Chicken is For Me?" 
  • Gardening for Sustainable Living and Community Resiliency
  • Getting Ready for Market: CSA's, Farmers Markets, Selling to Restaurants


  • Coastal Farms - Financing your farm
  • Community Food Systems 101
  • Growing Ornamental Crops at the Coast
  • Mobile Meat Processing
  • Honey Bee Biology & Beekeeping Basics
  • "Take Your Recipe to Market" for Food and Farm Entrepreneurs

*For detailed conference information including lodging, ride shares, and session discriptions, visit:  
Have questions about Grow the Coast? Contact Food Roots & North Coast Food Web

When & Where

Seaside Civic & Convention Center
415 1st Avenue
Seaside, OR 97138

Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PST)

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