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5th Annual WV Urban Agriculture Conference


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Join us for the 5th annual West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference at West Virginia State University May 11-12!

We're offering a wealth of sessions each day on a variety of urban agriculture topics, including backyard greenhouses, soil health, home butchering, season extension techniques, home brewing, home food preservation, growing lavender and MUCH more.

Friday evening we'll be joined by WV farmer Calvin Riggleman, who is featured in the new documentary film Farmers For America. After Calvin shares his story, we'll be screening the movie.

Also, ahead of the main conference, we're offering some pre-conference sessions at Camp Virgil Tate on Thursday, April 12, with expanded workshops on cheese-making, raising chickens and beekeeping.

Full Conference (Friday and Saturday): $50
One-Day Only (Friday or Saturday): $30
April 12 Pre-Conference Sessions: $20

Lunch will be provided all days. Additional details, including lodging options, are available on our site.

For more details, registration and the full workshop schedule visit us online: http://urbanagwv.com.

Host agencies include Capitol Conservation District, West Virginia State University Extension Service, the WV Department of Agriculture, the WV Conservation Agency, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Northeast SARE, West Virginia University Extension Service and the West Virginia National Guard.