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Upcoming Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network Events

Sep 03, 2016 12:50AM ● By Melanie Heisinger

Lyn Garling and Patty Neiner, owners of Over the Moon Farm in Rebersburg.

As seen in our previously published article, "Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network: Women Craft New Agriculture Archetype," there are a lot of exciting upcoming events. We've compiled them below. 

Upcoming PA WAgN events

Sheep Shearing Workshop

When: September 12-14, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: University Park, PA

New producers and experienced producers should plan to attend a Sheep Shearing Workshop!

Equipment furnished, please wear work clothes and bring gloves.


Are You Crazy: Retail Farm Market Bus Tour

When: September 13-14, 2016
Time: 7:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Where: Allentown, PA


Exploring the Small Farm Dream

Exploring The Small Farm Dream

When: October 6-21, 2016
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: New Hope, PA

The Exploring the Small Farm Dream course is designed to help you decide whether starting a farm business is right for you.


Specialty Crop Tour for Young Growers

When: November 15, 2016
Time8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: New Morning Farm, 22263 Anderson Hollow Rd., Hustontown, PA 17229


Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference

When: November 30, 2016 to December 2, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Doubletree Portland, OR

Every two years women from across the country gather to share their experience in sustainable agriculture. This year's event will be held in Portland, OR and hosted by OSU.


PA WAgN Annual Symposium

When: December 6, 2016
Where: State College
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

PA-WAgN's annual symposium is scheduled for December 6th in State College, PA. Keynote speaker will be Lisa Kivirst of Inn Serendipity and the Rural Women's Project at Midwestern Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Services (MOSES).

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