Pastured Poultry and Pig Production
Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 4:00 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
2 Days of intensive pasture-based learning in Arkansas.
Come for the poultry. Stay for the pigs.
Terrell (Spence) Spencer at Across the Creek Farm is hosting this workshop for the American Pastured Poultry Producers Association (APPPA); The first day of this workshop will cover pastured poultry production and the second day will cover pastured pig production. Your registration will include both days.
Across the Creek Farm is a Non-GMO Pastured Poultry Farm in northwestern Arkansas. The Spencer family raise chickens, pigs, and goats for commercial and direct sales in local and regional markets.
- May 21 - Pastured Poultry Production with Jeff Mattocks, Terrell Spencer, Mike Badger, and others. We'll go beyond the basics and focus on the things that make you successfull.
- May 22 - Stay for a Pastured Pig Production workshop on Sunday featuring Dylan Thomas, Director of the Farmer Veteran Coalition Michigan Chapter, from Two Pines Farm in MI.
The workshop will be held on the Spencer's leased farm in Fayetteville, AR. The address and directions will be provided to registrants. Lunch is included with the registration fee. Registrants are responsiblie for all their own travel and lodging. The registration fees cover the event attendance only.
We'll have camping on our farm in Fayetteville. For veterans, we have several rooms reserved at Mt. Sequoyah in Fayetteville.
Spence is committed to helping fellow military veterans transition from their military service to sustainable agriculture careers. A limited number of scholarships to attend this event may be available through partners. Scholarships could potentially cover registration, travel, and lodging. Veterans who register and plan to attend will be eligible for the scholarship. We will make opportunities known as they arise.
This workshop is open to all people, regardless of veteran status.
The following organizations are providing resources and support for this event: NCAT (National Center for Appropriate Technology), Farmers Vetern Coalition, University of Arkansas Divisionof Agriculture, and The Fertrell Company.
When & Where
American Pastured Poultry Producers Association (APPPA)
The American Pastured Poultry Producers' Association (APPPA) is a nonprofit educational and networking organization dedicated to encouraging the production, processing, and marketing of poultry raised on pasture.