Panel: Beginning and Sustaining Agricultural Production

Day 2, Afternoon Session I, 1:30 pm - 3:10pm, BMH 239

(Theme: Food Systems and Education: Part II)

  1. “Farm Incubator Programs And Social Capital In Sustainable Community Food System Development,” Katherine Smith, Washington State University
  2. “...Now What?": Constraints, Opportunities, and Perceptions of Possibility Among Beginning and Mid-Career Sustainable Farmers in New England and California,” Sara Riegler, UC Davis
  3. “Finding Roots in the Wilderness : Veterans Discovering Purpose, Health and Connection through Agriculture,” Karen Besterman-Dahan & Kiersten Downs, Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Section, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa FL.
  4. "Conservation on Working Lands: Producers' Perspectives on the Conservation Stewardship Program in Montana," Mary Ellis, Environmental Studies Student, University of Montana