Dayton farming conference reaches milestone anniversary

December 16, 2018 by  

OEFFA will host the 40th annual conference of Just Farming: The Path Before Us in Dayton. The largest sustainable farm and food conference will offer education, workshops, keynote speakers, and a three-day trade show.

Over 90 businesses and agencies will participate in the trade show. Food, equipment, products, books, and information services will be available through the vendors. A full day Food and Farm School course will take place.

Elizabeth Henderson and Onika Abraham, nationally renowned keynote speakers will be part of the conference. Their presentations promise to be enlightening and engaging.

Educational events include workshops pertaining to livestock, gardening, sustainable farming, homesteading, and related business topics. Over 80 educational activities are scheduled.

Networking and receptions will take place over a two-day period. A kids’ conference along with childcare will be available. Volunteers are needed to assist with the raffle, kids’ conference, and book table.

Banner printing is a common method of providing informational and directional signage. The banners can be used to designate seating sections, concessions, restrooms and other pertinent components of conferences. Print shops can assist with projects of this type.

Registration for the conference can be handled online via the event website. Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are available.

The 40th Annual OEFFA Conference will take place February 14 to 16, 2019 at the Dayton Convention Center on East Fifth Street.