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Virginia Biological Farming Conference

JANUARY 10-11, 2017

The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia

Early Registration for members opens October 15.

Join us January 10th – 11th at The Homestead in beautiful Hot Springs for Virginia’s premier gathering of organic farmers, gardeners and supporters. Whether you’re an experienced grower or just starting out, you’ll find plenty to interest you. With practical learning and insights from over 30 speakers, an exhibit hall packed with useful tools and services, delicious locally-sourced meals, and the very best in networking: the 18th annual Virginia Biological Farming Conference is a not-to-be-missed event!

#VABF2017 is a collaboration by Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia State University and the Virginia Association for Biological Farming.

Monday
Pre-conference sessions
Evening documentary in the on-site theater, open to everyone.
Tuesday
7:30AM  Registration opens
8:00AM  Breakfast/Welcome
9:00AM  Sessions Start
6:00PM  Last Session Ends
6:30PM  Dinner
following dinner … Taste of Virginia social and documentary movies in on-site movie theater
Wednesday
7:30AM  Registration opens
8:00AM  Breakfast
9:00AM  Sessions Start
3:30PM  Last Session Ends

See the session schedule here: 2017-conference-speakers-program-layout-2

VABF is able to provide a limited amount of financial aid for partial or full coverage of conference registrations. Recipients must volunteer 4-6 hours for the conference, and would be responsible for their own lodging. To apply, please complete this form.