Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Sustainable Agriculture Conference for New and Beginning Farmers – October 3, 2013

This conference targeted new and beginning farmers who are interested in sustainable farming practices.  Conference topics included USDA program information, Georgia Organics, marketing, farm to school, composting, meat goat production, cottage foods, meat processing, integrated pest management, as well as a panel discussion concerning different sales opportunities for small farmers.  The conference concluded with the option for additional training concerning record keeping & GATE; on the farm food safety certification; or beekeeping.

Guest Agencies Included:


Cooperative Extension


Georgia Organic

Athens Land Trust


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