Market Growers Symposium - March 11 & 12, 2010

Join us for this two-day event designed to help new and experienced growers get the job done. Network and meet with experts in the field for technical discussions and then experience a hands-on farm tour to deepen your understanding. Lunch includes seasonal surprises prepared by some of the leading Texas chefs promoting local food…

Network and get connected! Market Managers and Distributors can recruit new farmers, expand your local food market and buy direct from family farms in the community. 

Classroom sessions with technical discussions on diversified vegetable farming, disease and pest controls, propagation techniques, marketing, variety selection and more from experienced experts in the field.

Technical Farm Tour at HOMEsweetFARM, a 22 acre diversified CSA vegetable farm serving the Austin and Houston area. Hands-on applications covering horse power on the farm, greenhouse production, bed preparation, soil amendments, cover crops, rotational grazing, irrigation, equipment, planting techniques, distribution, customer care and much more.

Steve Divers      Leslie McKinnon     Dr. Joe Novak      Larry Butler     Judith McGeary
Hans Hansen    Brad Stufflebeam     Ben Godfrey   Chef Joe Apa   Chef Jesse Griffiths

When: March 11 & 12, 2010
Where: Brenham, Texas
Info: visit www.homesweetfarm.com or call 979.251.9922