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Profits Through Small Scale Farming – Two Events Being Offered


Touch the Soil News # 180

If you’ve ever considered getting into raising food as a career, here are two events that can give you the scoop. Learn from experts and discover low-capital-cost models that make profitable entry possible to most anyone. Get introduced to skills and business techniques important to developing better economics for yourself and community. No previous experience is necessary for either event.


Event #1

What:             Cultivating Profits with Small Scale Farming Conference (in the classroom)

When:              Friday, October 16, 2015 – 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where:            Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina – 1200 Murchison Road

Shaw Auditorium in the School of Business and Economics Building

Cost:              Free admission to the seminar, and $8.25 for a lunch to be served.

Sponsors:        Spence Family Farms, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, From Scratch Magazine, Fayetteville

State University, North Carolina Agriculture, Sustainable Neighbors

For More Info:   (910) 672-2413


Event #2

What:              SPIN Farming Workshop (small plot intensive farming) (at the farm)

When:             Saturday, October 17, 2015 – 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where:            Spence Family Farms, 1532 Lillington Hwy, Spring Lake, North Carolina 28390

Cost:               Free admission to the workshop, and $7.00 for a box lunch

Featuring:       Linda Borghi – Biodynamic SPIN farmer

Sponsors:        Spence Family Farms, Sustainable Neighbors, USDA, SPIN Farming, Fayetteville

State University

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Following is a short video on SPIN Farming:

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