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'Know Your Farmer': TOFGA Conference Badge Giveaway

2013 Texas Sustainable Farming Conference tickets are on sale now

By Jessi Cape, 12:00PM, Fri. Jan. 25, 2013

Jeremiah Cunningham of Coyote Creek Organic Farm and Mill
Jeremiah Cunningham of Coyote Creek Organic Farm and Mill

The nonprofit organization, Texas Organic Farmers and Gardener Association (TOFGA), provides a wealth of education and insight into the world of organic and sustainable agriculture.

Comprised of farmers, consumers, gardeners, and other links in the sustainable food chain, TOFGA is gearing up for their annual conference February 7-10 in Austin.

The event features a smorgasbord of panels featuring experts discussing organics, sustainability, and business-related topics in the world of green agriculture. In addition to an organic banquet with keynote speaker, Jim Hightower, (a Chronicle columnist, of course), a few highlights include Brenton Johnson’s panel on Small Farm Irrigation, Transfarming: Turning Backyards in to Farmyards by Arturo Arredondo of AquaponicAustin, and an Urban Farm Tour Brunch. Happy Hours and screenings also pepper the fascinating program.

One lucky Austin Chronicle reader will win a TOFGA conference badge simply by entering our giveaway here.

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