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Growing Green: Regenerating Soil and Local Agricultural Economies

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Antioch College (Fri & Sat) Agraria (Sunday)

McGregor Hall and Agraria Farm

Yellow Springs, OH 45387

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Join us for our 3rd annual soils conference!

During this weekend gathering we will explore the past, present and future of Ohio Farmland from a financial, food security, and ecosystem perspective. We are thrilled to welcome the following guests to share, present, and teach:

Renee Winner, Owner and Operator of Re-Al Winner Farms

Julie Barton, Sustainable Agriculture Educator, Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association

Jim Hoorman, Regional Soil Health Specialist, Natural Resource Conservation Service

Bob Hendershot, Retired State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service

Harold Wilken, Owner and Operator, Janie's Farm

Dr. Carl Zulauf, Professor of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, Ohio State University

Kevin McGruder, Associate Professor of History, Antioch College

Eric Pawlowski, Sustainable Agriculture Educator, Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association


Schedule:

Friday, 7pm, Antioch College: Keynote with Renee Winner, organic farmer, and Julia Barton of OEFFA



Saturday, 10am-4pm, Antioch College: Panels and Presentations. The history of Ohio agriculture; economic benefits of preserving and enhancing soil health; transitioning to organic; an update of the Jacoby Partnership to improve water quality through conservation easements, habitat restoration, and alternative agricultural practices.

4pm-5pm Wine and Cheese Reception



Sunday, 10am-noon, Agraria: Cover Crop Workshop with Jim Hoormon and Bob Hendershot.

Lunch

1-3pm, Agraria: How To Get Certified Organic presentation with Erik Pawlowski. A step-by-step process for the shift to organic practices, including certification, standards, and management plans.



Detailed schedule to come.


Refreshments and lunch included in ticket price.

Contact info@communitysolution.org for more information.


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McGregor Hall and Agraria Farm

Yellow Springs, OH 45387

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