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acorn’s beginning farmer symposium

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SAVE THE DATE! The Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network (ACORN) is excited to announce that registration is now open for our 2nd Beginner Farmer Symposium & Mixer, happening Monday, August 19th, 2013, at Mount Allison University, in Sackville, New Brunswick. 

Building on the great success of last year’s sold-out event, we are thrilled to showcase another busy day of workshops, panel discussions and prime networking opportunities for new, aspiring and experienced growers across the region. 
This year, among our many fantastic speakers, I am pleased to share that David Alexander, Coordinator of Everdale Organic Farm’s Farmers Growing Farmers training programs will be joining us from Ontario to lead an important session on Farm Business planning.
I have attached our press-release and poster for you to share with those that may be interested. For full details and registration information, please visit www.growafarmer.ca/symposium/.
Please join our Facebook event here, and feel free to spread the word!
All proceeds will support the future of ACORN’s Grow A Farmer Apprenticeship and Mentorship programs.
Interested in participating the Beginner Farmer Trade Show? There are still spots remaining! 
Your involvement will showcase your work as a primary resource-base for new entrants, and ACORN will work to further promote your efforts!
Participation in the Symposium Trade Show is $100 for a table approximately 2.5/6 ft (including one pass to the Symposium).
Please note that all ACORN Business Members will receive 25% off their Trade Show registration, making the total: $75/table.
Of course, if you have any questions, feel free to email me or call the ACORN office at 1-866-322-2676.

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