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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)421-2022oeffa@oeffa.org

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.

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