02-22-2018 to 02-24-2018
Morgantown Event Center and Waterfront Place Hotel
Morgantown, West Virginia
Goals for Conference
•Unlock the potential of West Virginia small farms to produce food profitably.
•Help small farms transition from commodity production to food production for community and local consumption.
•Support West Virginia’s 22,000 small farm families by:
◦ Providing reliable, tested knowledge about current trends, needed skills, and latest production and operation information
◦Building an understanding of how to develop a successful small farming enterprise.
•Support and further develop West Virginia’s food system and local communities by encouraging local production, processing, wholesale & retail marketing, and consumption.
Donna Smith Starkey
Diana Pishner Walker