University of Maryland Extension

Appalachia Grows Small Farms Conference

Friday, Mar. 17, 2017 - 12:00pm to Saturday, Mar. 18, 2017 - 3:30pm
Allegany College of Maryland
12401 Willowbrook Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502
United States
Garrett & Allegany UME Offices

Who Should Attend?  Anyone interested in farming, producing food or farm products, currently farming and wants to expand or diversify, or just wanting to learn from the experts! 

 Friday’s program is focused on marketing of local agricultural products.  Participants will have a choice of sessions on agriculture marketing topics.  There will also be great opportunities for networking at the vendor tables, Winter Farmers Market and at the Taste of Appalachia.

 Saturday’s program is for everyone, whether you’re farming or not! We’ll have vendors available to talk about their latest products, lots of time for networking and great sessions on a variety of topics.

 Early Registration is due March 9th and fees will vary.   Late Registration will be from March 10th to March 16th.  To register go to: and search the Cumberland MD location.

 We welcome vendors and sponsors to join us on March 17th & 18 by registering through  You may also contact Sherry Frick at the UMD Extension in Cumberland at 301-724-3320.

 For further information contact the University of MD Extension office in Mt Lake Park MD at 301-334-6960 or the University of MD Extension office in Cumberland MD at 301-724-3320.


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