Posted  15 Feb, 2017 
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Event Date:  Apr 7, 2017

Transition to Organic Grains Pre-Conference Workshop

Friday, April 7th, 2017
La Crete Heritage Centre
RSVP by  April 3rd, 2017

Thinking about growing organic crops, and not sure where to start? This introductory workshop will provide information to help you navigate the transition and certification process, learn about growing and marketing organic grains and get the industry contacts you need to get started.

Time:
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm; coffee and snacks provided
Join us at the Country Grill for a networking dinner following the meeting.
$20/person & $30/Farm Family Unit

Organic Grain & Field Crops Conference 

Saturday, April 8th, 2017
La Crete Heritage Centre
RSVP by  April 8th, 2017

Schedule and Speakers:
Featuring Dr. Steve Shirtliffe, on weed management in organic systems

Check back soon for conference schedule updates.

The one day conference is your opportunity to dig deeper into organic production and meet industry contacts. Sessions will focus on soil health, fertility, managing weeds, crop design, and marketing organic grains.  Network with certifying bodies, grain buyers, researchers and organic producers.

Time:

8:15 am – Registration
9:00 am to 7:00 pm – Conference (lunch & dinner included)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – Lunch hosted by Sunrise Foods International
6:00 pm – Grain Miller Dinner (add’l tickets available)

Registration

To register online visit the Conference EventBrite site
To register by mail download and print this form and mail it back to us with your cheque or drop off at the MARA office.

Contact Alice at 1-855-521-2400 or alice.sech@organicalberta.org  for questions.

Prices

Conference Registration:  $70/Person Or $120/For Farm Family Unit$15/Person – Add’l Tickets For Grain Miller Dinner
Conference & Transition Workshop Combo:  $80/Person Or $140/ For Farm Family Unit
Pre-Conference Transition Workshop: $20/Person Or $30/Farm Family Unit

Save money by signing up for both events!


Sponsorship and Tradeshow

Sponsorship: help us deliver an amazing conference by providing sponsorship or in-kind donations. Sponsors will be recognized throughout the conference and pre-conference transition workshop, for their important contribution to making our event a success. Download the sponsorship kit for more information.

Tradeshow: Promote your business and engage with the organic industry at the conference, Trade Show, and pre-conference Transition session. Download the sponsorship kit for more information.

To register for sponsorship and tradeshow booth, please fill out this online form or print it and mail it back to Organic Alberta with your cheque.

Thank you to our generous partners and sponsors!

  


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