Free workshop for Biodynamic farming announced

Press Release

Carolina Common Enterprise

Coming up in less than a week! Thirty farmers are already registered, but there is room for more.

While winter is here, come jump start your plans for the future of your farm. This is a free event for those wanting to explore the growing demand for Biodynamic produce & strategies to take advantage of this demand through cooperative business models!

– How changing food regulations are creating a new market opportunity
– Latest on new demand for Biodynamic produce (Whole Foods, Amy’s Kitchen, etc.)
– Introduction to Farmer/Producer Cooperative Concepts
– Coordinate next steps for interested farmers

Presented by:
Erin Sojourner Agostinelli – Demeter USA
Thomas Beckett – Carolina Common Enterprise
Howard Nemon – Center for Local Economies
Sunil Patel – Patchwork Farms

When: Monday, January 27, 2014 – 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Where: Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center
455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC 28759

Cost: Free to Interested Growers

To register, contact:
For more information, contact:


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