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Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed Conference
January 11, 2018 - January 13, 2018
ONE OF THE REGIONS LARGEST FARM AND FOOD GATHERINGS!
Join us for three days of local farm and food workshops, farm fresh meals, inspiring speakers, and networking opportunities.
Interact during 8 pre-conference, skill-building workshops for farmers and their allies! 3 Free pre-conference trainings!
Experience 6 conference tracks and 30 sessions and try out our new Farmer-to-Farmer Chat sessions where you can come together with your peers to problem solve and get advice!
Enjoy delicious Farm-to-Table meals, this once-a-year networking opportunity, the Foodshed Photo Contest, and the Farmer of the Foodshed Awards!
Mark will be offering a pre-conference workshop:
Diversifying Your Farm with Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms
Thursday, January 11th, 10:00 am-12:30 pm
There are many cost-effective ways to include mushrooms in your farm production system using existing infrastructure and labor. Get an in-depth introduction to modern mushroom production and learn the basics of growing several types of specialty mushrooms using low-tech, low-cost methods on your farm.