EVENTS

University of Maryland Eastern Shore 13th Annual Small Farm Conference                 November 12, 2016 10:00 am

Richard A. Henson Center, Princess Anne, Maryland

Lulus Local Food is scheduled to present again on Saturday, November 12th at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore 13th Annual Small Farm Conference in the Richard A. Henson Center, Princess Anne, Maryland.

Small farmers are invited to come out and learn about Hops Production, Business Planning, Improving Soil Health, Direct Marketing Opportunities, High Tunnel Ginger and Turmeric production, Rotational Grazing, Home Food Preservation and much more.

Keynote speaker, Wayne T. Gilchrest, former US Congressman and a longtime social studies teacher at Kent County High School will kick off the event. Mr. Gilchrest currently serves as director for the Sassafras Environmental Education Center which helps to promote environmental literacy across the Eastern Shore, especially in Kent County. A US Marine Corps veteran, Wayne is a decorated Vietnam War veteran who received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Navy Commendation Medal. Mr. Gilchrest continues to be a strong supporter of initiatives to preserve farmland on Maryland's Eastern Shore, to protect unique natural areas, and to perpetually monitor those lands to ensure that preservation is permanent. 

Take advantage of Early Bird Special! $50/person or $90/party of two by Oct. 20