USU Extension sponsoring Urban and Small Farm conference

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Utah State University Extension sponsors the 2014 <a href=”http://www.usu.edu/ust/index.cfm?article=53560″ target=”_blank”>Urban and Small Farms conference</a> Wednesday, February 19 and Thursday, February 20 at the Thanksgiving Point Gardens Visitor Center in Lehi.

An Organic Growing Workshop is featured the first day and breakout sessions on the second day. Breakout topics include vegetables, protected cultivation, farm-to-table, aquaponics, management and land leasing and challenges and opportunities in selling local meat and poultry.

The Utah Berry Growers Association meetings will be held Thursday morning. The conference is expected to attract a broad range of local food enthusiasts.

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