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4th national women in sustainable agriculture conference– call for workshop proposals

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Greetings Greenhorns!!
As a leader in the national young farmer movement, I wanted to take a moment of your time to invite you to submit a proposal to present at the 4th National Women in Sustainable Ag Conference: Cultivating Our Food, Farms and Future. The conference will be held November 6-8, 2013 in Des Moines, IA, hosted by the Women, Food & Agriculture Network.  Presentations are invited in the following tracks:

  • Cultivating our Food/Fiber (production-related topics);
  • Cultivating our Farms (management, human relations and farm transfer topics); and
  • Cultivating our Future (leadership, network development and policy topics).

We are looking for for proposals from farmers, educators, activists and agricultural professionals involved in sustainable agriculture. Women engaged developing healthy, locally based food systems are our target audience.

We anticipate offering a variety of learning opportunities including workshops, discussion panels, and round table sessions. Participatory formats are always encouraged.

Break our your creativity and share your wisdom! Please share with your contacts!

Deadline for submissions is April 30, 2013. To submit a proposals go to For more information on the conference and submissions visit

Hope to see you in November!

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