North Coast Farmer Workshop Series

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What is the North Coast Farmer Workshop Series?

TheNorth Coast Farmer Workshop Seriesis a combination of free in-person and online workshops taking place in summer/fall 2022, which will feature a variety of speakers, locations, and cover a wide range of agricultural topics. This workshop series is being put on by Conservation Works in partnership with the Community Alliance of Family Farmers (CAFF) with grant funding from the California Dept. of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). These workshops will give beginning, small and underserved producers the opportunity to engage with other farmers, ranchers, and technical assistance providers in a relaxed environment, ask questions regarding workshop topics, and connect with their regional farming network. Please see below for more information on individual workshops.


In-person Workshops:  
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Small Farm Technology

Location: Shone Farm, Santa Rosa Junior College 

Date: August 10, 2022, 10 AM - 3 PM

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Water Smart Farming & Policy

Location: Live Oak Farm

Date: September 1st, 2022, 9 AM - 2 PM

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Ecological Farming Practices

Location: Ridgewood Ranch, School of Adaptive Agriculture

Date: September 19th, 2022, 9 AM - 4 PM

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Online Workshops:  
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Business Planning

Lily Schneider, Kitchen Table Advisors

Date: August 24th, 2022, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

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Interested in being a a speaker or joining the Farm Expert Network?

If you or someone you know is interested in being a speaker or farm expert at these workshops, please reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Honorarium for speakers and stipends for mentors are available. For more information, please view the PDFs below. 

Farm Expert Network FAQ and Information

Workshop Speaker Information