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Organic Farming Conference

Thursday, November 8, 2018 through Friday, November 9, 2018
November 8th: 8:30am to 3:30pm November 9th: 8:30am to 2:30pm

Fourth Annual Organic Farming Conference at The Event Center in Mt. Hope, Ohio on Thursday and Friday, November 8 & 9, 2018.

Registration:
1 Day: $20
2 Days: $30

Conference fee includes: registration, break, vendor show, and meal.

Please visit this link for more information: http://www.organicfarmingconf.com

Event Schedule:


Thursday November 8

8:30 AM - Welcome & Overview of the Day

8:45 AM - Gary Zimmer - Understanding Your Soils Can -Make You Excited About Organic Farming

10:00 AM - Vendor Show and Morning Break

10:30 AM - Break Out Sessions:
Introduction to the Organic Home by Regina Beidler - Home Demonstration Tables:
-Make Your Own Baby Care Products -Making Bar Soap. -Homemade Crackers. -Making Soft Cheeses. -Making Rag Carpets strips from fabric scraps. -Making Rag Quilts. -Setting an Attractive Table and making Table Centerpieces
​Heritage Livestock Breeds; The Cleveland Bay Horse - David Bontrager
Twenty Years of No Grain on Grazing Acres Farm Cheyenne Christianson

11:45 - 1:00 - Lunch Break and Vendor Show

1:00 PM - Breakout Sessions:
Grass Milk Farmer Panel with Brent Beidler, Cheyenne Christianson, Myron Martin and Aaron Hershberger
Organic Home: Home Demonstration Tables: -Make Your Own Baby Care Products -Making Bar Soap. -Homemade Crackers. -Making Soft Cheeses. -Making Rag Carpets strips from fabric scraps. -Making Rag Quilts. -Setting an Attractive Table and making Table Centerpieces
Overcoming Challenges Through Experience in Organic Vegetables - Farmer Panel

2:15 PM - Vendor Show

2:35 PM - Breakout Sessions:
Digging Deeper into Soils - Gary Zimmer
Direct to Consumer Sales Success - Jesse & Leah Smith
Bee Panel

​3:30 PM - Dismissal


Friday November 9

8:30 AM - Welcome & Overview

9:00 AM - "Hello Cows! I'm Home!" Brent and Regina Beidler

10:00 AM - Vendor Show and Morning Break

10:30 - Breakout Sessions:
Gardening Projects Involving Children - Leah & Jesse Smith
Raising Organic Row Crop Panel - David Bontrager, Jr. Wengerd, and Nelson Wenger
Organic Grass-fed - Cheyenne Christiansen

11:45 - 1:00 - Lunch Break and Vendor Show

1:00 PM -
Breakout Sessions:
​Organic Grassfed Beef - Sam Dobson
Home Demonstrations: Make Your Own Baby Care Products -Making Bar Soap. -Homemade Crackers. -Making Soft Cheeses. -Making Rag Carpets strips from fabric scraps. -Making Rag Quilts. -Setting an Attractive Table and making Table Centerpieces
Produce Options for CSA - Jessie and Leah Smith

2:30 PM - Go Home and Do It - Gary Zimmer

MT. Hope Event Center

8076 St. Rt 241
Millersburg, OH 44654

Contact:
Martha Kline / 1-330-674-1892 /

http://www.organicfarmingconf.com

 

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