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Saturday, January 25 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Panel: New Models to Support Beginning Farmers

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National Young Farmers Coalition survey of more than 3, 500 young farmers and ranchers across the country found that, regardless of geography or whether they had grown up on a farm, land access was their number one challenge.  Land access for young farmers is embedded in a complex system of needs and as we face a time when we need to rebuild local food economies, may requiring new models and outside investment.  This workshop introduces emerging areas of work for NPSAS supporting New Roots Farm Incubator Cooperative and Farmland Conservation Partners, LLC a social finance entity, modifying the existing business structure of a farmland management company to work with one or more non-profits.


Ron McFall

Ron McFall, Stoel Rives, LLP, Minneapolis, has 25+ years of experience serving the legal needs of the sustainable/cooperative agriculture community.  Recently, he has been advising the Pacific Northwest-based Organically Grown Company as it “became the first U.S.-based business... Read More →

Saturday January 25, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm CST
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