Thursday, October 13

Beginner Farmer Workshops Scheduled for October 26, 27

Baton Rouge, LA - The Louisiana Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education PDP program will hold two Beginning Farmer Workshops this month. The same workshop will be offered Wednesday, October 26 at Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville, and on Thursday, October 27 at the St. Martin Parish Office in Breaux Bridge.

This events are in collaboration with the SU and LSU Agricultural Research and Extension Centers.

The workshop will be led by Alex Hitt, co-owner of Peregrine Farms in North Carolina. Alex teaches at Central Carolina Community College and provides trainings and workshops for the annual Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group meetings.

The workshop is free for county agents and other agricultural professionals, but pre-registration is required and space is limited. Registration includes lunch and any workshop materials. Please find attached a flier for the workshop and the registration form.

If you would like to attend, please fill out the registration form and submit it as soon as possible. Please encourage other participants to attend. You can also offer a ride to others attending the workshop.

If you have any questions, please contact Carl E. Motsenbocker, Ph.D. at 225-578-1036 or via email:


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