Attend the Student Initiatives in Sustainable Agriculture Conference this April!

Interested in students who are doing amazing things with community gardens, campus orchards, and campus and local food policy? Consider attending the Student Initiatives in Sustainable Agriculture Conference this April!

We would like to invite you to the second Student Initiatives in
Sustainable Agriculture Conference (SISA) to be held March 31st and April
1st 2012 at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI.

The Student Initiatives in Sustainable Agriculture Conference (SISA) is a
national event for current and recent college students dedicated to
sustainable gardening and farming initiatives whether well established or
not yet realized. SISA facilitates an exchange of knowledge between
students involved in or interested in sustainable agriculture projects at
colleges and universities throughout the United States. The goal of this
exchange is to promote the growth of student-run projects and encourage
continued involvement in sustainable agriculture after college.

The conference will consist of:
•    Keynote address by agro-economist John Ikerd
•    Presentations by students, farmers, and entrepreneurs from: Lawrence University, UM Twin Cities,
      UW Madison, Utah State University, Evergreen College, Riverview Gardens, Trust Local Foods, and Grow Local LLC
•    Screenings of the documentaries American Meat and Queen of the Sun
•    Workshops on beekeeping, composting, and hoop house construction
•    Breakout discussion sessions
•    Panel discussion with local farmers
•    Social networking events
•    Live music and dancing featuring Love Constellation and the Stars

To see the complete 2 day itinerary visit
http://sisaconference.org

The registration fee of $30 covers:
•        Access to all events
•        Lunch and dinner on Saturday
•        Brunch on Sunday

*All meals include vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options*

*Free on-campus lodging is available on a limited basis – register early!*

Registration deadline: March 16, 2012

For more information or to register go to
http://sisaconference.org

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