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Event: Cider & Perry Production: Science & Practice (Cornell Extension)
Date: November 6 - 10, 2017
Location: The Nittany Lion Inn, State College, PA
Time: Please see registration for details
Cost: $2,000
Registration: Space is limited to 20 people.  If you are interested in taking this class, it is
recommended that you register ASAP. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis and the class will fill up quickly.
This ‘master’ class, tutored by Peter Mitchell, builds on Cider & Perry Production - A Foundation and aims to cover, in depth, the key aspects of cider & perry production. Prerequisites for attendance for the Science & Practice course:
• Basic knowledge & understanding about cider & methods of its production
• Understanding of the principles of microbiology, chemistry & biochemistry
• Previous training in and/or experience of basic laboratory techniques (e.g. titrations)
• Letter of recommendation from established cider maker
More information can be found in the registration link.




Event: Future Harvest CASA'S Cultivate The Chesapeake FoodShed 19th Annual Conference
January 11-13, 2018
College Park Marriott, 3501 University Blvd East, Hyattsville, MD
Information & Registration:
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Event:SE Regional Conference
Date: January 11-14, 2018
Location: Savannah, Georgia
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Event:2018 Ohio Produce Network
Date: January 15-17, 2018
Location: Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, Sandusky, Ohio
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Event: 2018 Empire State Producers Expo
Date: January 16-18, 2018
Location: SRC Arena, Syarcuse, NY
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Event: Central Maryland Vegetable Meeting (Save the date!)
Date: January 26, 2018
Location: Upperco, MD 
Information & Registration: details will be posted when available


Event: 2018 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
Date: January 30- February 1, 2018
Location: Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey, PA
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Event: North American Farmers Direct Marketing Association Convention
Date: Feb 1-7, 2018
Location: California
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Event:2018 North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference
Date: February 21-24, 2018
Location: Ventura Beach Marriott, Ventura California
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