2018 NC Agritunity Tentative Agenda

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NC Agritunity

Saturday, February 10, 2018

8:00 am- 2:30pm Registration Opens
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Trade Show Opens
8:30 am – 9:00 am

Opening Introduction & Welcome

Nancy Keith, Iredell County Extension Director

Matt Lenhardt, Agricultural Extension Agent, Iredell

9:00 am – 10:00 am Session 1 Breakout
10:00 am- 10:30 am Break & Visit Trade Show
10:30 am – 11:30 am Session 2 Breakouts
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Lunch–Purchase your Lunch at the Big Woodie Food Truck

Visit the Big Woodie Food Truck website for menu

Take the time to visit the all the Trade Shows

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Keynote Speaker: Alex Hitt

Peregrine Farm, Graham, NC

Alex Hitt has been farming outside of chapel Hill, North Carolina for 36 years with his wife Betsy, and for the last 7 years with their business partner Jennie. An extremely diversified operations, they produce cut flowers, small fruits, and vegetables. The majority of their income is from a two day a week farmers’ market and the rest in direct sales to a number of restaurants. They have also marketed crops by pick-your-own, roadside stands, to grocery stores, florist and floral wholesalers. They have both been full time on the farm since 1990 and make their entire living off 2 1/2 acres in productions.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Session 3 Breakouts

2:30 pm Adjourn
2.2. Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Iredell County Extension Director, Nancy Keith, at (704)873-0507 or nancy_keith@ncsu.edu or in person at the County Extension Office at least 14 days prior to the event.

Written By

Photo of Der Holcomb, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDer HolcombExtension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences (828) 632-3125 der_xiong@ncsu.eduAlexander County, North Carolina
Updated on Dec 15, 2017
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