Stephenson CountyAmerican Farmland TrustWomen Food and Ag Netowrk

WOMEN FARMLAND OWNERS AND OPERATORS IN AND AROUND STEPHENSON COUNTY INVITED TO FREE CONSERVATION DISCUSSION AND FIELD TOUR AUGUST 2 AT FAMOUS FOSSIL VINEYARD AND WINERY

 

The Women Caring for the LandSM meeting will bring together landowners in an informal learning format for a women-only morning discussion followed by lunch and a bus tour to view on-farm practices that promote healthy soil. Female conservation professionals will be on hand to answer questions and share resources. The key topic of discussion will be soil health, government cost-share programs and talking with farm tenants about management practices.

On August 2, coffee and registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 9. Lunch is provided at no cost to participants, and the program will end at 3 p.m.

Interested women landowners and operators can RSVP by 4:00 p.m. July 27 to the Stephenson County SWCD by emailing lorna.chezem@stephensonSWCD.org or calling 815/235-2161, extension 3. If you need accommodations, please notify us when you RSVP. Feel free to bring a friend or family member — just let us know when you RSVP!