Chesapeake CRAFT’s 7th Annual Summer Solstice Conference will be held at Mountain View Farm at the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship on Monday June 25, 2018 from 9:30am-4:00pm. There will be a FARM TOUR of Mountain View after the sessions! Join our mailing list for more information!
Please register for lunch here:
Suggested donation of $15 (at the door, lunch included) helps us feed the conference and run all of CRAFT’s other programming.
Welcome & Registration 9:30-10:00
Session 1: 10:00-11:00
Body Mechanics and Stretching to Farm for the Long Haul (Kate Powell, Wild Sacred Journey)
Managing a Whole Diet CSA (Rob and Mo Moutoux, Moutoux Orchard)
Protected Culture Growing (Mk Barnet, Open Book Farm and Ali Haney, Shenendoah Seasonal)
Session 2: 11:15-12:15
Hot Peppers!! (Casey Gustowarow and Dana Rybak, The Farm at Sunnyside)
Goat Enterprises (Molly Kroiz, George’s Mill Farm and Deb Dramby, Willowsford Farm)
What’s Next: Transitioning from Employee to Owner (Panel: Liz Whitehurst, Owl’s Nest Farm and Katherine Collins, Arcadia Farm)
LUNCH: 12:30-1:30 (Provided by The Sweet Farm, Woodsboro, MD)
Session 3: 1:30-2:30
DC Food Justice: Policies and Possibilities (Asha Carter, Dominique Hazzard, and Sarah Holway, DC Greens; Erin Close, Arcadia)
Crushing It At Farmer’s Markets (Stacey Carlberg, The Farm at Sunnyside; Attila Agoston, Mountain View Farm; Gale Livingstone, Rainbow Hill Farm)
Tractors and Equipment at Any Scale (Panel: Casey Gustowarow, The Farm at Sunnyside; Emma Jagoz, Moon Valley Farm; Rob Moutoux, Moutoux Orchard)
Session 4: 2:45-3:45
Crossroads and Community Foodworks
Pigs in the Orchard (Eliza Greenman, Hogtree)
FarmHack: Best New Inventions
FARM TOUR: 4:00-5:30 MOUNTAIN VIEW FARM TOUR!!