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Growing Hope: Practical Tools for Our Changing Climate

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Let’s Grow Hope Together!

Join us in Fayetteville, Arkansas, May 8-10, for NCAT’s fourth annual conference! We can’t wait to host you in person for the first time.

Growing Hope: Practical Tools for Our Changing Climate will provide you with the practical tools to build more resilient farms, ranches, and communities, as well as the opportunity to connect with other like-minded producers and resource providers.

Our pre-conference farm tours will feature local farm operations that nurture innovative agroecosystems. We’ll visit The Center for Arkansas Food and Farms, Ames Orchard and Nursery, Across the Creek Farm, and Spring Creek Food Hub.

Speakers and Topics
You don’t want to miss our keynote speakers. Laura Lengick is the Founder and Principal of Cultivating Resilience and author of the book Resilient Agriculture. Dr. Heber Brown, III, is the Founder of Black Church Food Security Network, an organization that works to improve community health by aggregating local food grown by Black farmers at food hubs located in Black churches.

Other sessions will feature topics including no-till, intensive production/Korean Natural Farming, integrating crops and livestock, legal issues for farmers, water management, farmscaping, farm financing, farm to institution/wholesale, and many more.

NCAT’s Growing Hope conference will leave you with an understanding of climate beneficial agriculture and actions you can take to make your farm and your local community more resilient.


May 8
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Graduate Hotel
70 N East Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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479 442 5555
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