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2017 Conference - "Ideas To Grow With"

November 1, 2017 | Evergreen State Fairgrounds | Monroe, WA

Participants will spend an outstanding day of learning, networking and enjoying farm fresh local products prepared by fantastic chefs from the Mill Creek Country Club. Local and national farmers, researchers and experts will share innovative ideas, and attendees will learn how new and upcoming farmers are shaping the future of the agricultural world and providing tomorrow’s food. Some of the top experts in the country will present 24 great workshop classes in six industry tracks. The conference will once again include Focus on Forestry workshops.

Keynote speakers include John Ikerd, speaking on "The Status and Future of Local Foods," and Ben Hartman, speaking on "Using the Lean System to Earn a Comfortable Living on a Farm."  Check our speakers page to find out who will be inspiring us this year.