Friday, June 29, 2012

Michael Shuman Keynote Speaker!

The Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference announces their keynote speaker for 2012. Michael Shuman will be featured on Saturday, July 28th, sponsored by the Florida Food Policy Council. Michael H. Shuman is an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and Director of Research and Marketing for Cutting Edge Capital. He has authored, coauthored, or edited eight books. His most recent book, just published by Chelsea Green, is Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Move Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity. His previous book, The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition (Berrett-Koehler, 2006), received a bronze prize from the Independent Publishers Association for best business book of 2006. He helped co-found BALLE, which represents 22,000 local businesses in North America in 80 communities, and is now a Fellow there. At Cutting Edge Capital, a consulting firm that helps communities and businesses solving finance challenges, he manages its economic development initiatives.
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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Small Farms Conference Registration Open!

Don't miss the 4th Annual Conference and Trade show!  Get in on the early bird registration now through July 9th.

Tons of new workshops, more hands-on, lots of vendors, delicious local foods.  Anyone who farms or is thinking of farming would benefit from attending this event.