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Welcome to the 35th annual California Small Farm Conference, a week of learning, inspiration and movement-building. Our hybrid conference features over 50 online workshops, videos, and interactive forums, as well as in-person gatherings around the state. Admission is on a sliding scale. Please pay what you can to help make this event possible and accessible to everyone. All events are virtual except those listed "Gathering" towards the end of the week.
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Friday, March 3 • 1:00pm - 6:00pm
North Bay Gathering

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7450 Steve Olson Ln, Forestville, CA

Join us for the North Bay Gathering of the California Small Farm Conference, an in-person event open to farmers, ranchers and the whole local food community. The afternoon includes tours of Shone Farm (Santa Rosa Junior College's 365-acre outdoor learning laboratory), a small farm tool demo, a land access workshop, seed swap, and a social mixer featuring local food and drinks.

Come for any of these activities or join us for them all!

This free, in-person gathering concludes a week of virtual programing, including over 50 online workshops. Click here to learn more about the full conference or about in-person gatherings elsewhere in the state.

1pm - 2pm Farm Tour #1
2pm - 4pm Tool & Tractor Demo featuring Solectrac
3pm - 5pm Land AccessTraining
3:15pm - 4 pm Compost Workshop
4pm - 5pm Farm Tour #2
5pm - 6pm Happy Hour & Seed Swap

Feel free to bring a dish or drink to share, as well as seeds or plants to swap! We'll have delicious cheeses from Cowgirl Creamery and locally-brewed beer.

Please register in advance HERE

The Santa Rosa Junior College event policy currently includes a vaccine mandate.

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Evan Wiig

Director of Membership & Communications, CAFF
Combining communications with community organizing, Evan is committed to promoting regenerative agriculture, local food, and social justice. As the Director of Membership & Communications at CAFF, Evan works to amplify the stories of family farmers, share valuable resources with growers... Read More →

Friday March 3, 2023 1:00pm - 6:00pm PST
North Bay: Shone Farm