*Dear Subscribers,

I apologize for the duplicate sentence in the Northern Michigan Small Farm
Conference paragraph. Below is the corrected paragraph.

*11th Annual Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference*
When:* January 29-30, 2010
Where:* Grayling High School, Garyling, MI

*Why*: Come hear success stories from farmers who are meeting the challenges
of today’s agricultural world with new found passion and creative
production, marketing, and management strategies. Friday’s Keynote speaker
is Melinda Hemmelgarn, Nutrition and Health Communications Consultant. She
is speaking on “Thinking Beyond our Plates: Critical Questions to Find Food
Truth”. Saturday’s keynote speaker is Gary Zimmer, President of Midwestern
Bio-Ag. He’s speaking on “Value Added: For You, For the Environment and for
the Consumer”. The youth keynote speaker is Daniel Salatin, from Polyface
Farm. He’s speaking on “Growing Up Joel’s Son: The Real Story”. The
conference also includes two concurrent breakout sessions on an array of
topics such as permaculture, hydroponics, raising organic chickens, grass
based dairy, integrating animals into your farm, storage and season
extension, farm to school, Saskatoons, farm sized wind energy and much more.

A lunch featuring local foods is included in the registration fee.
How:* Register online at ** by visiting the event
tab. Or visit **. Cost:
$45 for 1st person ($30 for additional group members), and $15 for children.
Deadline is Jan 23, 2010. Sorry No Refunds. Late of Walk in Registration
will be charged additional $15 per person and does not guarantee lunch.

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