LA CROSSE, Wis. — Advance registration at reduced rates ends Feb. 7 for the MOSES Organic Farming Conference, the country’s largest conference about organic and sustainable agriculture. The MOSES Conference takes place Feb. 21-23, 2019, in La Crosse, Wis. On-site admission will be available.
The conference, organized by the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), features 60 workshops on organic livestock and crop production, business planning, marketing, and more. The event also has a two-floor exhibit hall with more than 175 vendors offering products, information, or services to help farmers succeed. Admission to the hall comes with conference registration or as a $25 stand-alone ticket good Thursday, Feb. 21 evening.
Opening night activities include a screening of the documentary “Evolution of Organic” with a panel led by the filmmaker, a performance by The Pheromones (a band of organic farmers), and the Kick-Off at 7 p.m. when MOSES honors Jim Riddle and Joyce Ford of Blue Fruit Farm in Winona, Minn., as the 2019 Organic Farmers of the Year. The exhibit hall and the on-site farm bookstore are open until 8 p.m. The bookstore carries a wide selection of books about farming and food, including titles written or recommended by workshop presenters.
Advance registration for the full conference is $225 through Feb. 7; on-site price is $300. Single-day pricing also is available. See mosesorganic.org/conference for registration information, workshop descriptions, and more details.
MOSES is a nonprofit organization that promotes organic and sustainable agriculture by providing education, resources, and practical advice to help farmers succeed.
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