4th National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture

November 6, 2013 – November 8, 2013 Held at the Holiday Inn Airport in Des Moines, IA Gather with women farmers, advocates and landowners from across the US engaged in healthy food and farming for a unique mix of sharing, learning, field tours, and the best food Midwest women farmers have to offer! • Keynotes by Danielle Nierenberg of FoodTank and Kari Hamerschlag of Environmental Working Group. • Workshops and panels on dozens of topics ranging from CSA management to prairie restoration to farm bill advocacy. • Opportunities to present, sponsor, and exhibit! Visit http://wfan.org/cultivating-our-food-farms-and-future-2/ for more information....
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Attending the Iowa Environmental Conference 3

Prairie Rivers of Iowa Executive Director Penny Brown Huber is sharing her thoughts from today’s Iowa Environmental Conference in Des Moines: "IEC conference speaker Joe Whitworth says it would cost $50000 to repair a stream mile for water quality. What about a new idea of quantifying conservation with precision investment? We may need to think differently to fix the Dead Zone ? Look at The Freshwater Trust for their ideas."...
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Attending the Iowa Environmental Conference 2

Prairie Rivers of Iowa Executive Director Penny Brown Huber is sharing her thoughts from today's Iowa Environmental Conference in Des Moines: "Bill Stowe just spoke Wow! We need a nutrient reduction strategy now to protect our surface waters now. Consumers will pay more if we dont do something now for cleaning up pollutors bad and dirty water ways."...
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Attending the Iowa Environmental Conference 1

Prairie Rivers of Iowa Executive Director Penny Brown Huber is sharing her thoughts from today's Iowa Environmental Conference in Des Moines: "Attending Iowa Environmental conference today in Des Moines. Starting with great speakers who are challenging us to pay attention to all the soil being lost in Iowa. Smart people asking us to pay attention."...
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