Sat, Feb 19|
Indiana Black Loam Conference: Evansville
Indiana Black Loam Conference providing rich information to grow BIPOC and Underserved producers. Black Loam, Indiana’s richest soil.
Time & Location
Feb 19, 2022, 8:00 AM CST
Evansville, 1308 Vann Ave, Evansville, IN 47714, USA
About the Event
NOTE: This event's original date was postponed to February 19th.
Indiana Black Loam Conference
Legacy Taste of the Garden LLC and their farming associates across the state of Indiana are in collaboration with the CCSI and NRCS in hosting workshops in the cities of Evansville, Bloomington, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Gary, starting in February 2022.
Our committed team is dedicated to building relationships, providing support to gain access to information, and training. These workshops will provide introductions to USDA programs and resources available to BIPOC and Socially Disadvantaged Rural, Urban and Community producers to assist and increase participation of USDA programs, loans, grants and scholarships, sustainable agriculture practices, business planning, and Community Development.
Registration 8:00-8:30 AM
Farmer Program 8:00-1:00 PM
Young Adult Program 1:00-3:00 PM
RSVP due by February 4th
BIPOC growers are first to be served.
Farmer program includes session on soil health, meeting staff from many United States Department of Agriculture agencies, small business development, Farm Credit Services of America, and a keynote session with IN Natural Resources Conservation Service state conservationist, Jerry Raynor.
Young adult session includes a drone demonstration and ag opportunities and enlightenment fair.
Evansville: BIPOC Farmer
Ticket for BIPOC farmer session of the Indiana Black Loam Conference beginning at 8:00 AM in Evansville.
This ticket is for the Young Adult Session of the Indiana Black Loam Conference. This session begins at 1 PM in Evansville.
Evansille: Non-BIPOC Farmer
Ticket for the non-BIPOC farmer session of the Indiana Black Loam Conference beginning at 8:00 AM in Evansville.