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2019 Southeast Alaska Farmer’s Summit

Join us for a special gathering of growers, producers, and local food enthusiasts. Together, we will build a robust local food economy in Southeast Alaska.

Registration will be open in October 2018.

When

February 15-17, 2019, starting at 1pm Friday and ending at 5pm Sunday

Where

Sheldon Jackson Campus at Sweetland Hall and Centennial Hall

Post-conference workshop:

Monday, February 18, 2019

“On-farm safety” presented by (Barb Hansen, Dairy Sanitarian/Produce Safety Specialist, DEC Office of the State Veterinarian). Time and Location TBD.

Program

The 2019 summit offers an exciting opportunity to connect with growers, producers, and local food enthusiasts from Southeast Alaska and beyond!

Friday will feature a series of presentations from producers from around Southeast Alaska and is a chance for new and experienced farmers to expand their network.

Saturday and Sunday, the summit welcomes the following visiting presenters and keynote topics:  

  • Employees and Interns, Meghan Fehrmen, Rogue Farm Corps

  • Cover Crops, Euro Ruuttilla, Johnny's Seeds

  • Farming in Fairbanks, Maggie Hallum, Cripple Creek Organics

  • Vermiculture, Bruce Elliot, Sustainable Ag Technologies

  • Mushrooms, Tristan Woodsmith, Fungi Perfecti

  • Pest Disease Management, Janice Chumley, UAF

Registration openS October 2018

Registration includes access to all sessions, Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and lunch and dinner, and Sunday breakfast and lunch. Dinner on Sunday will be available for purchase.

Housing available

  • Dorm-style accommodations are available for and can be reserved and paid for along with the registration.

Post conference workshop

  • Reserve your spot and add this to your registration

Contact

Questions? Email Jennifer Nu at jennifer@sawcak.org