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2018 Successful Small Farms Opportunities Conference

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Small farms are continuing to grow in Franklin County and surrounding counties! The popular, annual Successful Small Farms Opportunities Conference will be held at Louisburg College, in Louisburg on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The opening speaker, Emily Febles, NC Industrial Hemp Commission’s Industrial Hemp Program Manager, will address The Business of Hemp: Guidelines and Opportunities.

Our founder Kristen Baughman will be speaking during the following sessions:

Farm Promotion with Social Media 101: Beginner (10:05-10:55am)

Farm Promotion with Social Media 201: Advanced (1:10-2:00pm)

The Franklin County Beekeepers will be teaching both beginner and advanced classes in the morning and afternoon session. A fee of $50 per participant will include a resource notebook, lunch and snack. A trade show of area farm businesses will be present. The popular free seed exchange will also be included this year. For more information and to register please contact Franklin County Cooperative Extension at 919-496-3344 or email martha_mobley@ncsu.edu.