CRARYVILLE, N.Y. -- The second annual Farming Our Future – Growing Food, Farms, and Community conference will be held Saturday in Columbia County.
Jim Slama, president and founder of FamilyFarmed will deliver the keynote address.
Based in Illinois, FamilyFarmed trains small farmers, helps develop wholesale markets for them, and has a focus on community supported agriculture.
"We expect to see people from all over the northeast, including Albany, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the entire Hudson Valley," said Karen Diperi, co-chair of the event along with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Green County.
The event will be held at Taconic Hills Central School.