The events listed below are either in Broome County or nearby.
January 23-25 NOFA-NY’s 3rd Annual Organic Farming & Gardening Conference – Saratoga
Springs Hilton: 534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Theme will be “Soil The Root of the Movement” Speaker Wes Jackson, founder & president of the Land Institute will address issues of soil loss & degradation, ecosystem destruction, & high energy use associated with agriculture. More info at www.nofany.org
February 19-21 Farmers Market Manager Training Conference, Ramada Inn in Liverpool. Will focus
On farmers markets & building program & services to maintain connections with Market farmers, consumers & host communities. Will discuss food safety and regulations. Get more info at http://www.nyfarmersmarket.com/annual-conference
February 26-28, 2015 - NY Farm Show – NYS Fairgrounds Syracuse, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
April 3 - District Tree Order Deadline
April 17 – District tree order pickup – 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – District Shop Building – all extras will be sold at pick-up
April 30 - SouthernTier Regional Envirothon
August 11 – 13, 2015 Empire Farm Days – Seneca Falls, NY more info www.empirefarmdays.com