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Rich, Please post this on sanet and elsewhere. If you click message and send again, then change the To: address, those damnable arrows won't appear in the forwarded message Thanks, Steve ***************************************
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SUSTAINABLE EARTH presents the 1999 MIDWEST SMALL FARM CONFERENCE and TRADE SHOW "Profitability through Diversification" November 19 & 20 Exhibition Center Hamilton Co. 4-H Grounds Noblesville, Indiana
Featuring : Joel Salatin, Sally Fallon
24 workshops to help build sustainable farming systems and community food systems. Extensive Tradeshow of goods and services for small farmers
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 7:30 a.m. Doors open 8:30-9:45 Workshop session 1 A Adding Value to Milk: Cheesemaking and On-Farm Bottling- Ken Heiman, Wisconsin farmer, milk bottler and cheesemaker B From Farm to Table: Building Sustainable Food Systems - Sue Wendt, Partners for Family Farms, Kentucky C Diversifying the Organic Farm- Roger Sharritt, Indiana organic farmer
10:00-11:15 Workshop session 2 A Small Fruits for the Small Farm - Bruce Bordelon, Purdue University extension specialist B Profitable Livestock Production - George Rasmussen, Michigan organic farmer C Profits from the Farm Pond - Susan Harkins, Kentucky organic farmer
11:30-12:30 Keynote Economics, Environment, and Emotion: Growing and Eating with a Conscience - Joel Salatin, Virginia farmer & author
1:30-2:45 Workshop session 3 A Relationship Marketing - Joel Salatin B Building Community with CSA- farmer panel from Indiana, Michigan & Ohio C Herbs for Diversification -Hank Huggins, Ohio organic farmer
3:00-4:15 Workshop session 4 A Marketing Specialty Crops- Chris Chmiel, Ohio farmer and entrepreneur B CSA Perspectives - CSA Farmer Panel C The Nuts & Bolts of On-Farm Research - John Hall, Wisconsin agronomist
4:30-5:30 Indiana OCIA meeting
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20 7:30 a.m. Doors open 8:30-9:45 Workshop session 5 A A Multiple Farm CSA- Shelly Gradwell, Iowa State extension specialist B Basics of Permaculture - Beth Neff, Indiana organic farmer C Organic Hogs & Other Ways to Make Money - Ed Snavely, Ohio diversified organic farmer
10:00-11:15 Workshop session 6 A Organic Apple Production - Michael Phillips, New Hampshire organic farmer and author (The Apple Grower) B Plant Breeding on the Farm - J. J. Haapala, Oregon organic farmer C Fresh-cut Flowers and Woody Ornamentals - John Klueh, Indiana farmer
11:30-12:30 Keynote Keeping the Value-Added Down on the Farm - Sally Fallon, Washington, D.C. author
1:30-2:45 Workshop session 7 A Why Butter is Better - Sally Fallon B Insect Pests and Alternative Control Methods - Jerry Brust, Purdue University C Developing On Farm Research Projects - Teresa Maurer, ATTRA
3:00-4:15 A Why Butter is Better (pt. 2) - Sally Fallon B Writing Producer Grants - John Hall C When Trees Wear Masks: Controlling the Plum Curculio in Organic Orchards - Michael Phillips
Keynote Speakers: Joel Salatin is a national leader in the development of strategies to make farms profitable. His grass based farming practices - especially pastured poultry - and relationship marketing strategies have been widely adopted by farmers building sustainable farming systems. He has authored $alad Bar Beef, Pastured Poultry Profit$, and You can Farm. Sally Fallon has examined all of the best scientific studies about the roles of fat and meat in human nutrition to arrive at some conclusions about human health and nutrition that are very different from much of the current thinking. Her book, Nourishing Traditions, is based upon her own research and experience and builds upon the work of Weston Price.
Meals: Food may be purchased from the event caterer - Gunthorp's Pasturized Pork. You may bring your own food and beverage (no alcohol allowed). Location: Noblesville is located at the convergence of Indiana Highways 37, 32, and 38. The Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds is on Pleasant St. one block west of its intersection with SR 37. (traffic light, Quality Farm & Fleet on corner). Free Parking at fairgrounds. -- From Chicago: I-65 south to I-465 East, to I-69 and exit 5, SR 37, north to Pleasant St. -- From southern Michigan, south on I-69 to exit 19, west on SR 38 for 11 miles to SR 37, left (south) one half mile to light at Pleasant St., west to fairgrounds. -- From south, east or west of Indianapolis, I-465 to the northeast corner of Indianapolis, north on I-69 to exit 5, north on SR 37 for 5 miles to light at Pleasant St., west to fairgrounds.
Lodging: (all rates listed are approximate and do not include taxes of about 10 %) Super 8, 17070 Dragonfly Lane, Noblesville, (317)776-7088, 58 rooms, rooms are blocked at $45 (any # of people). Ask for Midwest Farm for Nov 18 arrival. Reserve by Nov 11). Adjacent to the conference site. Other lodging is nearby: Fishers near I-69 and SR 37, (6 miles from fairgrounds): Holiday Inn, 9780 N By Northeast Blvd, (317) 578-9000; ($75 up); Holiday Inn Express, 9790 N By Northwest Blvd., (317) 578-2000; ($75 up) Castleton, I-69 and 82nd St. (9 miles from the conference). Dollar Inn, 8110 N Shadeland Ave., (317) 845-0049, $31 sgl, 36 dbl; Fairfield Inn 8325 Bash, (317) 577-0455, ($59 for 1 or 2 adults); Hampton Inn, 6817 E. 82nd, St. (317) 576-0220, (800) 290-4001, $79-84. Anderson, I-69 and SR 32, ( 20 miles from conference). Dollar Inn, 6325 S. Scatterfield, (765) 640-1356, ($32 for 1, $37 for 2); Economy Inn, 2400 S. Scatterfield, (765) 642-9966, $39; $44 for 2 beds; Motel 6, 5810 S. Scatterfield, (765) 642-9023; ($32 for 1, $38 for 2);
Camping and RV: Pine Lakes Fishing & Camping, I-69 and SR 38 (exit 19), Pendleton, (765) 778-2697. $7.99 for tent space, $16.99 for RV includes water and elec. 11 miles from conf. Camp Nothingmuchere, 1927 W. 156th, Westfield , (317) 896-3942 (about 9 miles from conf). $16 (includes water and elect). Heated showers available.
Sponsor and event organizer: Sustainable Earth, Inc., a 501(c)3, not-for-profit membership organization committed to profitable family farms through the development of sustainable farming systems and community food systems. Current projects include: The Small Farm Development Project - building marketing infrastructure to support small farm agriculture, CityFood - building a comprehensive, sustainable community food system in a depressed neighborhood of Indianapolis; Directory of Value-Added Agriculture - a resource directory for crop and live-stock strategies which support small farms and build communities; Directory of Organic Agriculture -- linking consumers and farmers with information on sources of organic and natural food. Co-Sponsors: Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education, North Central Regional Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education program, and Farmweek Newspaper. Others to be added.
Membership: Receive a quarterly newsletter-Sustainable Farming News, discounts on special events and publications. Enclosed is my membership for 12 months. ___Sustaining ($250) ___Supporting ($100) ___ Small Business ($60) ___ Family ($50) ___ Individual ($30) ___ Student ($15)
Registration Fees: If paid by 11/10/99 Individual Family* 2 days ___40.00 ___55.00 1 day ___25.00 ___40.00 After 11/10/99 2 days ___45.00 ___60.00 1 day ___30.00 ___45.00 Individual members of Sustainable Earth receive a $10 discount. Those with family memberships receive a $15 discount. Submit a membership fee now and subtract the discount from your registration fees. *Family registrations include all related people living in the same household. Names of all registrants: _________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ Address______________________________ City______________________St._________ Zip__________ Phone ( )______________ email:________________________________ Registration fees must be enclosed. Checks payable to Sustainable Earth. Mail to Sustainable Earth, 100 Georgton Ct., W. Lafayette, IN 47906
Steve Bonney, President Sustainable Earth a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to the development of sustainable agricultural systems 100 Georgton Ct., W. Lafayette IN 47906 tel (765)463-9366; fax (765)497-0164; email firstname.lastname@example.org
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