Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association's 35th Annual Conference:
Affirming Our Roots, Breaking New Ground
Date: February 14-16, 2014
Location: Granville Middle and High Schools,
248 New Burg St., Granville, Ohio (Licking County)
OEFFA's two-day conference is
Ohio's largest sustainable agriculture event, featuring keynote speakers;
approximately 100 workshops on sustainable farming, gardening,
homesteading, cooking, and livestock production; local and organic meals;
a kid's conference and childcare; a trade show; Saturday night
entertainment, and more.
Full-day Friday pre-conferences
will also be offered. Registration will open in December at www.oeffa.org/conference2014.
Contact: Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, Lauren Ketcham--Communication
Coordinator, (614)421-2022, email@example.com
Atina Diffley will be the keynote speaker on
Saturday. Diffley is an organic farmer, consultant, activitst, and author
of Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works.
Kathleen Merrigan will be the keynote speaker
on Sunday. She wrote the legistlation that created the National Organic
Program and later, as U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, she created
the Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food initiative.