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October 19, 2009

Extension SARE scholarships available for conference

This year the 2009 Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Sustainable Agriculture Conference (CFSA SAC) will be held at Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, Dec. 4-6.

Extension Day, Friday, Dec. 4, will include a three-hour morning (9 am – 12 noon) workshop focusing on local food, sustainable business practices and safe food handling and an afternoon tour of value-added facilities. Dec. 5 and 6 will be devoted to CFSA SAC.

This year, Southern Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) is offering travel scholarships up to a maximum of $800 for Extension agents who would like to attend. Funds may used for registration, lodging and travel for the conference.

Anyone who receives an NC SARE travel scholarship must:
* Attend Extension Day, Friday, Dec. 4, both morning and afternoon sessions.

* Complete the SARE online basic sustainable ag course before attending the conference.

For information and registration forms, contact Carol Moore at carolmoore27@gmail.com for details.

Posted by Natalie at October 19, 2009 11:24 AM