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New Farmer Expo

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Event date: 
Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 08:30
Full Address: 
65-1692 Kohala Mountain Rd, Waimea, HI 96743
Venue: 
Gates Performing Arts Center, Hawai’i Preparatory Academy
Cost: 
$25
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone Number: 
2103157414
Details: 
In partnership with the USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA), The Kohala Center, and Pacific Gateway Center, AgriLogic Consulting will be hosting a New Farmer Expo on June 17, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Gates Performing Arts Center, Hawai’i Preparatory Academy, Waimea. The Expo will provide participants with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities that are associated with operating a successful farming enterprise on Hawai’i Island. Morning sessions offer panel discussions, Q&A with experienced farmers, and brief talks by island organizations on land acquisition, financing, training programs, crop choice, production methods, business planning, risk management, value-added products, branding, and marketing. Afternoon sessions include films, information booths, one-on-one sessions, and workshops. This event is open to the public. Admission is $25 and includes access to all events, a light breakfast, coffee service, and lunch catered by Red Water Café. For more information or to register, please visit farmerexpo.eventbrite.com or call the Kohala Center at 808-887-6411.