**Register for these events within your regular conference registration**
Can't make the whole conference? Choose the Pre-Conference Only registration option.
Saturday 1/28 - Profiting from Pastured Animals at Windy Meadows Farm- no cost
This 2-day workshop will provide classroom and on-farm learning covering a wide range of business, financial, marketing, and regulatory issues to help farmers directly market meat and other animal products. Topics covered include market analysis, financial considerations, marketing techniques, regulatory issues, and options for managing sales and distribution. The event will be at Windy Meadows Farm in Campbell, TX, approximately 1 hour from the conference location.
Saturday 1/28- Beginning Farmer Workshop at Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space - $20, 1PM
Are you thinking about farming? Planning your farm? Or just started farming? Come join us for an interactive afternoon of learning and discussion. Topics covered will include farm business management, crop planning, record keeping, basic regulations for direct marketing farms, and programs that can help support your farm. Owenwood Farm & Neighbor Space is at 1451 John West Rd, Dallas, TX 75228. Sponsored by GROW North Texas.
Sunday 1/29- Eden's CSA, Balch Springs- $20, 10:00 AM
Experienced CSA farmer, Marie Tedei will share how she is leveraging her 14 acres to provide for her retirement while still leaving a farm legacy. Located at 4710 Pioneer Rd, Balch Springs, TX 75180
Sunday 1/29– Farmers Assisting Returning Military (F.A.R.M.) @ Conundrum Farm, Crowley- $20, 10:00AM
Learn about F.A.R.M.’s programming for dirt therapy and farmer training at this unique collaborative project, located adjacent to a prairie restoration project. They are located at 5532 Rocky Creek Park Rd, Crowley, TX 76036.