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scholarship: 2017 TOFGA conference

December 9, 2016

Scholarship Application Deadline: Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Slow Food Austin is offering a scholarship to the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (TOFGA) conference in Mesquite, Texas from January 12-14, 2017. This annual conference offers workshops and presentations on a variety of topics pertinent to the work of organic farmers and gardeners in Central Texas and organic advocates.
 The 3-day conference will include a day of pre-conference workshops and farm tours, and two days of learning sessions that will cover diverse topics including pest management techniques, marketing and distribution strategies, livestock and crop management, and food policy. The full schedule is available here. For additional information about the conference, please visit the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association website.
The scholarship will cover the cost of registration for the conference plus the Friday Banquet and Keynote and a travel stipend of $250– this does not include other pre-conference workshops or tours.
For an opportunity to win this scholarship, please submit the application below. The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 23rd. The scholarship winner will be contacted directly by Slow Food Austin.
For any questions about this opportunity please contact Caitlin Watkins, Scholarships Coordinator (caitlin@slowfoodaustin.org).

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