“Stories of an Evolving Food System” is our theme for the 15th Annual Grain Growers Conference that is a collaboration with UVM Extension Northwest Crops & Soils Program (NWCS) and Northern Grain Growers Association (NGGA).

We welcome you to join us!

WHEN: Thursday, March 28, 2019

TIME: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (registration starts at 8:15am)

WHERE: The Essex Resort & Spa, Essex, VT

You can register and view our detailed brochure with agenda online at – www.regonline.com/2019grainconference

Cost is $75 per person or $50 per NGGA member, includes lunch.

More information on upcoming events can be found at: https://northerngraingrowers.org/ 

Highlights –

  • Former NH Commissioner of Agriculture and lifelong scholar of rural issues, Steve Taylor, will share a historical perspective on the changing agriculture landscape.
  • Founder of Carolina Ground, Jennifer Lapidus, will provide her experiences from Grain to Loaf at her regional flour mill located in NC.
  • There are many other great speakers and great topics including: malting grains, growing rice, rye breads, pollinator decline, commercial oil pressing, growing and milling spelt, cover crops, basics of growing hemp, camera-guided cultivation, and more.