Ohio & West Virginia Food Hub Network Meeting


MARCH 14, 2018

9:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.


Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center

Eastman Room

2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH 43210


$15 Registration Fee

Register by Tuesday, March 6


9:30 a.m.          Registration

9:45 a.m.          Growing New and Beginning Farmers: OEFFA’s Begin Farming Program, Kelly Henderson, Begin Farming Coordinator, OEFFA

10:45 a.m.        Aquaculture Bootcamp: Creating a Training Program for New Farmers

                         Matt Smith, Aquaculture Specialist, OSU Extension

11:30 a.m. Facilitated Networking and Lunch

12:30 p.m. Sprouting Farms Appalachian Craft and Training Center, Fritz Boettner, Downstream Strategies and Sprouting Farms Team Member

1:30 p.m. Financing and Business Planning: What you should know to help food hub growers, Farm Credit Mid America Growing Forward and Programs for New and Beginning Farmers

2:30 p.m. Adjourn

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