Farming with Values that Last 2007

Posted by on January 29, 2007

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Fred Kirschenmann to keynote faith-based sustainable ag conference:
?Standing on common ground? theme for fourth annual gathering

Mount Pleasant, PA.: Fred Kirschenmann ? organic farming pioneer and agricultural visionary ? will headline Farming with Values that Last 2007, a sustainable farming conference set for Feb. 23-25, 2007, at Laurelville Mennonite Church Center in western Pennsylvania.

?Standing on Common Ground? is the theme for this fourth annual event at the intersection of Christian faith and innovative farming that builds farms, families and community. The weekend will feature singing, worship, Bible teaching, reflection, practical and inspirational workshops, and ample time for building relationships and hearing stories.

Workshops: Fred Bahnson of Cedar Grove, NC, gardening as community building; Greg Boulos, Pittsburgh, producing on-farm energy; Claire and Rusty Orner, designing on-farm non-profit enterprises; Kim Miller, practical farm business planning; and Joe, Mike and Naomi Costello, essentials of establishing a local market for beef, grain and an on-farm bakery.

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