Calendar of Events
June 7: Kansas City Tour of EPA, GIPSA, Board of Trade
Kansas Farmers Union will host a tour of USDA GIPSA National Grain
Center (9am), the Kansas City Board of Trade trading floor (12:30pm), and EPA Region 7 Science and Technology Center (2pm).
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June 3-9: Hemp History Week
The 4th annual Hemp History Week, June 3-9, 2013, is an industry-wide project initiated by the Hemp Industries Association and Vote Hemp, involving hundreds of hemp manufacturers, farmers, activists, volunteers and retailers. For more information, visit hemphistoryweek.com .
June 12-13: American Agriculture Movement Reunion
American Museum of Agriculture in Lubbock, Texas, is hosting a reunion of AAM participants and their families to capture their stories for future generations. It’s an amazing piece of agricultural and American democracy history, and the story should be preserved. For more information, visit agriculturehistory.org.
August 10-11: Heartland Farm Tour
Kansas Farmers Union will host a tour of Heartland Farm near Pawnee Rock. On Saturday night, the Farm is holding a Stargazing event with a cookout and live music. The tour will also include some attractions in the Larned area. Overnight accomodations are available at the farm, but are limited. All are welcome. More details to come. Contact Nick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 12-13: Mother Earth News Fair in Lawrence
The MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR is a fun-filled, family-oriented sustainable lifestyle event featuring practical, hands-on demos and workshops. Learn about renewable energy, small-scale agriculture, livestock, gardening, green building, natural health and more. We also hand-select local and national exhibitors to bring you the best in organic food and drink, books and magazines, tools and seeds, green contractors, animal fibers, clothing and more. motherearthnews.com/fair
January 3-4, 2014: Kansas Farmers Union Annual Convention
Kansas Farmers Union 2013 Convention in Topeka at the Ramada. Details coming soon.
March 8-11, 2014: National Farmers Union Annual Convention
National Farmers Union 2014 Convention in Santa Fe, New Mexico: "Spicing Up Agriculture. Details coming soon. Visit nfu.org