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Nov 17

Start Farming: Panel Discussion and Virtual Market

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

Talk with First Coast Farmers, Ask Questions, Buy Local Goods, Find Money and Get Answers to Start Farming today!

Panelists:

Caria Hawkins, Abundant Harvests Farm

Punita Patel, Backyard Buffalo

Jessi Fiske, Juicy Roots Farm & Homestead

Amie Keslar, Front Porch Pickings

Breakout Sessions:

Find Money for Farming – Paul Gleason, Natural Resources Conservation Service & Stacey Simmons, FL Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Sustainability – Ashantae Green, U.S. Green Building Council

Composting 101 – Tiffany Bess, Apple Rabbit Compost

Urban Permaculture – Joshua Rosenberg, NativeJax

Equity in Farming – Mallory Schott, White Harvest Farms

Building Healthy Communities – Veronica Pasciuto, Celestial Farms

Value-Added Agriculture – TBA

Hosts:

Duval Soil and Water Conservation District

Clay County FL Soil and Water Conservation District

Sponsor:

NativeJax

This workshop is offered as a free service to our citizens and our agricultural community on the First Coast. There is no charge for eco-vendors and agriculture-related organizations to participate in the Virtual Market. Email duvalswcd@gmail.com to learn more and reserve your space. Sponsorships available.

Organiser

Duval Soil and Water Conservation District
Website:
http://www.duvalsoilandwater.com