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Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Saturday, February 10th, 2018


Positions0 Remaining
Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration ClosesFeb 9, 2018 12:00pm or when space runs out.
Join us for the Sustainable Agriculture Conference on February 10th at the Oconee County Civic Center! The conference features an exciting lineup of presenters including a panel discussion with Farm Service Agency (FSA) Statewide Director Tas Smith and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Director Terrance Rudolph; Informative and demonstrative workshops led by agricultural professionals and farmers including:  Savi Horne of North Carolina’s Land Loss Prevention Project;  Sophie Ackoff from National Young Farmer Coalition; Brennan Washington from SARE, Fort Valley State University Mobile Unit, Latimer Luck Goat Farm and many more! Additionally, the conference will host numerous vendors and exhibitors.

We are looking for volunteers to support the conference through: conference set-up and registration help, set-up and clean-up of lunch, and breakdown and clean-up at the end of the day. There will be 3 separate volunteer shifts, and anyone that volunteers for a full shift will have their conference registration fees waived. A light breakfast, and lunch will be provided.
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Parking DetailsParking is available in the Oconee County High School parking lot adjacent to the civic center.
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Location: 2661 Hog Mountain Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677

Shifts (3)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
Start: Sat, Feb 10, 7:30AM
End: Sat, Feb 10, 10:30AM
Volunteers will help set-up tables, chairs, and breakfast area, in addition to posting important signage around the Civic Center and Surrounding parking area. Additionally volunteers will help check in attendees and direct them to the appropriate areas for the opening remarks and first round of workshops.0/5Over
Start: Sat, Feb 10, 11:00AM
End: Sat, Feb 10, 1:00PM
Volunteers will help prepare the banquet hall for lunch by arranging tables and chairs, setting up a buffet style line, directing conference attendees through the line, and cleaning up at the end of the lunch hour.2/5Over
Start: Sat, Feb 10, 3:00PM
End: Sat, Feb 10, 6:00PM
Clean-up volunteers will help presenters and exhibitors pack-up their materials, return tables and chairs to their proper locations, and help with other tasks as needed.0/5Over