"Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let's stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another." - Anne Raver

MFCC event (TONIGHT) and New Entry Sustainable Farming Project Webinar



Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition's early SPRING forum:

MONADNOCK FARMER WORKSHOPS & POTLUCK DINNER
Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
4:30pm - 7pm
Alyson's Orchard
Walpole, NH

Learn a little and have a GREAT NIGHT OUT before the ground thaws!

AGENDA:

4:30pm Workshops
Marketing Your Farm Business
Chris & Caitlin Caserta, Walpole Valley Farm; Beth Hodge, Echo Farm Puddings
Estate Planning: Caring for the Future of Your Farm
Elizabeth Bayne, Yankee Farm Credit
Infrastructure Needs Planning for our Region
Denise Meadows and Julie Davenson, MFCC board members

5:20pm Reception
Featuring Mooselick Beers and Walpole Mtn. View Wines
Cash Bar

6pm Farmer Appreciation Night dinner - potluck

Children welcome!
Please bring a dish to share!
Connect with friends!

PLEASE REGISTER!




NIFTI/CFP Leadership Development Webinar
Wednesday, April 6 at 1 pm EST
Register here

Join us for a webinar on leadership development focused on incubator farms and community food projects. Our presenters will talk about the theoretical underpinnings of developing strong leaders within your organization and community, as well as share an example of a successful program.

Presenters
Robbie Hertneky, PhD Chair and Associate Professor, Antioch University New England. Robbie brings her interests in mindfulness, leadership development, and personal and professional leadership identity to her role as Chair of the Department of Management and Associate Professor in the MBA in Sustainability Program. Her doctoral studies, teaching, and scholarship are in the field of leadership and change; in her teaching she focuses on the application of theory to practice.

Kelly Owensby, Director, Transplanting Traditions Community Farm.Transplanting Tradition's mission is to provide refugee adults and youth access to land, healthy food and agricultural and entrepreneurial opportunities. The farm provides a cultural community space for families to come together, build healthy communities and continue agricultural traditions in the Piedmont of N.C.