The 30th Conference will be held Oct. 29 & 30 in Stockton
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The California Small Farm Conference featured workshops for all experience levels across many different subjects tailored for farmers, ranchers and farmers’ market managers. The 2016 conference featured 25 workshops, each organized along a specific theme including: Certified Farmers’ Markets, Marketing, Farm Management, Production, and Emerging Issues.

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Learning in the field

The California Small Farm Conference featured one full day of field courses. Each field course lasted a full day and took the attendees to multiple farms and other important destinations to learn directly from local experts. In 2016, there were four field courses and one on-site short course available.

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A Taste of the Local Flavors

The very popular Tasting Reception, was held on Monday, March 7, 2016. This event featured cheese, beer/wine, and exquisitely composed dishes. The guests of this event ate their way through the Grand Ballroom enjoying the best of Sacramento’s locally produced (and grown) delicacies. Learn more about the chefs and vendors who made this event a success.

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Conference Schedule

Day 1
Sat, March 5
Day 2
Sun, March 6
Day 3
Mon, March 7
Day 4
Tue, March 8

Early Badge Pick-Up

Conference Registration Open

Field Courses

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Scholarship Orientation Meeting

Welcome Reception

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Exhibits Open

Greg Corrigan
Mika Maekawa

Networking Lunch

Richard Ragudo
Allen Edwards
Carol Miles

Tasting Reception

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Exhibits Open

Nicole Rogers

Breakfast and Keynote Session

Christy Lynn Levings
Mickey Murch

Award Luncheon and Raffle

2017 in Stockton, CA

The next California Small Farm Conference will be held October 29 and 30, 2017, in Stockton at the Robert Cabral Agricultural Center.


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Registration Rates

Full Conference Registration

325.00 USD

Saturday evening registration, Welcome Reception on Sunday, all Workshops on Monday and Tuesday, all program materials. Meals may be purchased a la carte.

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One Day Registration

250.00 USD

All the conference materials and workshops on either Monday OR Tuesday. Meals may be purchased a la carte.

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Please support our valued sponsors and exhibitors. Only with their support may we continue our mission to provide this educational conference for small farmers.
  • Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op

Taste of Sacramento Sponsor