University of Maryland Extension

3rd Annual Urban Farmer Winter Meeting

When: 
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: 
Baltimore, MD
Address: 
Great Kids Farm
6601 Baltimore National Pike
Catonsville, MD 21228
United States
Description/Notes: 
Come socialize and network with other urban farmers and growers for this professional development training.
 

About this Event

UMD Extension and Farm Alliance of Baltimore invite you to the 3rd Annual Urban Farmer Winter Meeting. Come socialize and network with other urban farmers and growers while you learn the latest on urban farming production, business management, policy, and community development.

What:

This year's agenda will include

  • A delicious lunch sponsored by MidAtlantic Farm Credit
  • How to apply for grants, including from the USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service and from Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education.
  • A class on growing and saving seeds of African diaspora heritage crops
  • How to collect soil samples and understand which test to use
  • And more!

The first 60 participants to arrive at the meeting will receive a free print copy of the new guidebook for urban farmers From Surviving to Thriving: Strategies for Urban Farm Success. 

When:

The afternoon of Sunday, January 26, from noon to 5pm

Where:

Great Kids Farm, Catonsville, MD (on the southwest edge of Baltimore City)

Registration:

This event supports our location hosts and farmer speakers with honoraria. Please help us cover these costs by pre-registering for $10. Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-urban-farmer-winter-meeting-tickets-87980703653

If the registration fee is a financial hardship, please contact Neith Little to inquire about scholarships. E-mail: nglittle@umd.edu Call: 410-856-1850

Questions?

Contact Neith Little, nglittle@umd.edu or 410-856-1850 x123

The University of Maryland Extension is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers Equal Access Programs. Please call the office in advance at 410-856-1850 ext. 123 if you need assistance.

Acknowledgements:

Cover photo of hibiscus taken by Neith Little at The Greener Garden.

This event is organized by the University of Maryland Extension and by Farm Alliance of Baltimore.

Thank you to MidAtlantic Farm Credit for sponsoring lunch for this event.

Cost: 
$10
Contact: 
Neith Little
Contact Email: 
nglittle@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-856-1850 x123
Brought to you by: 
Maintained by the IET Department of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. © 2020. Web Accessibility