Be part of an exciting gathering of non-profit leaders, farmers and
ranchers, farmers market organizers, local foods activists, and more! 
The first day will feature top speakers on issues critical to
independent agriculture, including:  

  • the National Animal Identification System
  • genetically modified foods
  • farm-to-school programs
  • water rights and management
  • the Farm Bill
  • local food systems and farmers markets

The second day will be the training ground for what each and every
person can do about these issues!  Come early for a networking
breakfast on additional topics, such as raw milk, mineral rights, and
government organics programs.  Then learn what 501(c)(3) organizations
can and cannot do, how to create a network of local contacts, practical
information on how each of us can be a citizen lobbyist, and laying the
groundwork for taking action in 2009! 

Register Early for Only $75 for the Full Conference! 

Or Just $40 for One Day!

Early registration will end on Wednesday, August 13 After that, the cost goes up $10.

Students, government employess, under 16, and spouses are just $25/day

WHEN: Monday, August 18 – Tuesday, August 19, 2008

WHERE: Austin, Texas at Rubio’s Event Center, 10712 FM 1625




Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance

Sustainable Food Center

Holistic Management International–Texas
Edible Austin

Food and Water Watch

Farmer to Farmer Campaign on Genetic Engineering