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January 2019

Rhode Island Food System Summit 2019

January 18 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
URI Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences Kingston, RI United States + Google Map
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The University of Rhode Island will once again host the third annual Rhode Island Food System Summit. Join government, business, and community partners as we discuss the implementation of the Rhode Island Food Strategy and how we can support the food sector and our state into the future. Learn more here.

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February 2019

Hemp Full-Day Workshop

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
UMass CVPA Star Store Campus, 715 Purchase St
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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    Interested in growing hemp but not sure where to start? This information-dense full-day intensive workshop on hemp production will feature several speakers with experience in growing hemp, processing the plant for fiber and oil production, and the application requirements you'll need to meet in order to grow hemp in Massachusetts.  With a new Massachusetts policy authorizing the commercial production of agricultural hemp in the state, local farmers have a great opportunity to take advantage of this new business opportunity.…

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SEMAP’s 12th Annual Agriculture & Food Conference

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bristol County Agricultural High School, 135 Center St.
Dighton, MA 02715 United States
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Farmers, gardeners, homesteaders, advocates, foodies, and anyone interested in local agriculture: join us for our 12th Annual Agriculture & Food Conference! We will be having 20+ workshops, a resource fair, keynote address, and an always tasty locally-sourced lunch. Hosted at Bristol County Agricultural High School in Dighton, MA. Register for tickets here by January 31, 2019 and get the early bird rate! View the full details about this year's conference here. A list of workshops will be released in February. Take a…

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March 2019

Agriculture Day at the Massachusetts State House

March 27
Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02133
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On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, agriculture will take center stage at the State House in Boston for this annual event. Massachusetts Agriculture Day is the one day a year where farmers come together to focus legislative attention on our industry. Join SEMAP & other agricultural groups to talk to legislators and their staff about the agricultural issues that matter most to you.

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