6th Annual GrowRIVERSIDE Conference, Crestmore Manor, Wednesday, 02. October 2019

Join us for the 6th Annual GrowRIVERSIDE Conference: Investing in Local

Learn from 12 sessions through 4 tracks.
Network with regional food systems stakeholders.

Conference keynote speakers:

Joel SalatinAuthor/Farmer/Owner, Polyface Farm
Joel Salatin is a well-known farmer/speaker with 12 published books and a thriving multi-generational family farm. He owns Polyface Farm in Swoope, Virginia. Featured in the New York Times bestseller Omnivore’s Dilemma and award-winning documentary Food Inc., the farm services more than 5,000 families, 50 restaurants, 10 retail outlets, and a farmers’ market with salad bar, beef, pigaerator pork, pastured poultry, and forestry products. When he’s not on the road speaking, he’s at home on the farm, mentoring young people, inspiring visitors, and promoting local, regenerative food and farming systems.

Javier Zamora Farmer/Owner, JSM Organics
Javier Zamora was born in Michoacan, Mexico. From age 7, Javier helped tend the family’s vegetable plot and worked in his school’s 5 acre garden. Javier came to the States at age 20 where he earned his landscaping degree from San Joaquin Delta College and his organic production degree from Cabrillo College and trained at the Agriculture & Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) in Salinas. He is now the proud owner and operator of JSM Organics, cultivating 29 acres of strawberries and unique varieties of vegetables and flowers in Royal Oaks and Aromas, CA. 
Breakout Sessions

Track 1: Rooting in Riverside
Track 2: Urban Agribusiness Development
Track 3: The Workings of a Sustainable Farm
Track 4: Community, Health, and Policy

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6th Annual GrowRIVERSIDE Conference

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