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.
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
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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
Following is a short video on SPIN Farming: