Join us for ACORN's first
annual Beginner Farmer Symposium
on August 20th, 2012!
Location: Tweedie Hall, Wallace McCain Student Centre, Mount
Allison University, 62 York St., Sackville, NB.
Cost: $30/$35 (with Mixer)
For Students/Farm Apprentices/ACORN Members: $20/$25(with Mixer)
This event will celebrate the next generation of
organic farmers featuring diverse and inspirational workshops,
discussions and trade show! Plus many other activities as well,
including Yoga for Farmers, Small-Tools Show & Tell, Seed Swap,
Beginner Farmer Video/Photo booth (share your story!) and more! Don't
this miss prime opportunity to connect with other farmers and
farming-dreamers and support the future sustainability of a local
organic food supply!
Afterwards, join us for the Beginner
Farmer Mixer from 6-9pm!
Wrap up this busy day with a wonderful
evening social featuring delicious local organic food, drinks and live
Location: Cranewood Estate, 113 Main St., Sackville,
Cost: $10 (Mixer only)
VIEW SCHEDULE, WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS, AND SPEAKER BIOS HERE
have reached full capacity for the Symposium and Mixer. To be put on
the waitlist, please contact the ACORN office at
Join our Facebook event here!!!
For single and double rooms (no ensuites available), please click here
for rates offered by Mount Allison University conference services.
*Approximately a 2 minute walk from the Symposium location at Tweedie
Looking to camp? The Marshview Camping Park is offering a special group rate of $20/tent at their campground. Click here for more information. See here for a map with the campground location.
ACORN would like to acknowledge the support of the NB Agricultural
Council, Agri-Futures NS, the PEI Adapt Council, the Territorial
Farmers Association, Renaissance Sackville and Mount Allison University.