Growing Green: Regenerating Soil and Local Agricultural Economies

Antioch College’s McGregor Hall and Agraria

Friday, March 15 - McGregor Hall, Antioch College

6:30pm |  Registration Begins

7:00pm |  Welcome

Krista Magaw, Tecumseh Land Trust

7:15pm - 9:00pm |  Transitioning to Organic

Reneé Winner, Re-Al Winner Farms & Julia Barton, OEFFA

Saturday, March 16 - McGregor Hall, Antioch College

9:30am |  Registration Begins

10:00am |  Welcome

Susan Jennings, Agraria

10:15am-11:15am Historical Context

Kevin McGruder, Antioch College & Carl Zulauf, The Ohio State University

11:15am - 11:30am | Break

11:30am - 12:30pm | Agricultural Economics

Jim Hoorman, USDA National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

12:30pm - 1:30pm | Lunch

1:30pm - 2:45pm | Organic Farming Panel

Harold Wilken, Janie’s Farm; Reneé Winner, Re-Al Winner Farms; & Julia Barton, OEFFA

2:45pm - 3:00pm | Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm | Local Updates

Susan Jennings, Agraria & Krista Magaw, Tecumseh Land Trust

4:15pm - 5:15pm | Tour of Antioch Farm

Jocelyne Cruz & Ian Wonn, Antioch College Students

Sunday, March 17 - Agraria

8:00am - 9:45am | Breakfast with Dave Brandt: The Economics of Cover Crops

David Brandt, Fairfield County, OH

10:00am - 12:00pm | Cover Crop Workshop

Bob Hendershot, NRCS (retired) & Jim Hoorman, NRCS

12:00pm - 1:00pm | Lunch

1:00pm - 3:00pm | How to Get Certified Organic

Julia Barton, OEFFA

Register for the Growing Green Conference