Thursday, February 1, 2024

Farm to Fork Nevada

 The 6th annual Farm to Fork Summit & Expo will be 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Friday, February 23, 2024, in Nevada, Missouri. The regional event brings farmers, businesses, and consumers together to explore the local and regional food opportunity, from on-farm conservation practices to supplying schools and grocers. Tickets and more information are available at the event website newgrowthmo.org/farmtofork.

 

General admission is $40 online and $45 at the door. Discounted tickets are available for beginning farmers with 10 years or less of experience (Use the code BEGIN at checkout). Exhibitor booth tickets include admission. Highlights include:Opening address, The Joyful Drought Resilient Farm, hot lunch made with all local food and closing demonstration, The Why and How of Seed Saving. Educational sessions throughout the day cover on-farm conservation practices, connecting with customers, food and farm business development and outlets for local farm products.

 

Farm to Fork is for farmers who want to know more about farm-to-fork practices, partners, and possibilities, people and organizations interested in making local foods an easy, everyday reality, businesses that make local food work, from supplying seeds to distributing products and communities interested in good nutrition, good soil, and more farm families on the land. Event organizers are the City of Nevada, MU Extension, Osage Valley Electric Cooperative, West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, rural community development corporation New Growth, and the New Growth Women’s Business Center.



 

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