Stone Barns Center, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, NY 10591
The Farm Systems Intensive is a series of workshops that will help beginning farmers learn regenerative practices. The series includes a one-week crops intensive and a one-week livestock intensive. Big Picture Beef CEO Ridge Shinn will lead a workshop on Tuesday, March 5: Building a Cattle Herd. Find out more.
Lake Morey Resort, 1 Clubhouse Road, Fairlee, VT 05045
The theme of this two-day event is “Growing Deep Roots and Healthy Farms.” On Saturday, Ridge Shinn, BPB founder and CEO, will be on a panel discussing water, fencing, and infrastructure. Find out more here.
CUNY Graduate School, NYU
Our CEO Ridge Shinn is presenting a workshop on regenerative grazing at this annual symposium for “impact investors,” women who want to use their investment capacity to make a positive impact on our society and our world. This year’s theme is Sustainable Development. Ridge will be presenting a two-part workshop (before and after lunch) that begins at 11 AM. Find out more here.
Cambridge, MA (see link for directions)
Ridge Shinn, Big Picture Beef CEO will be speaking on "New England Feeding Itself - with 100% grassfed, local, pastured beef." The evening will include discussion and a pot-luck.
For directions and more info see https://www.meetup.com/Biodiversity-for-a-Livable-Climate/events/
Downtown Brattleboro, VT
This conference addresses the question, "How can you create and grow a resilient food business that affects your community in a positive way, while supporting your family?"
Big Picture Beef CEO Ridge Shinn will be part of a panel on The Future of Farming, Friday afternoon at 1:45.
For more info check https://www.slowlivingsummit.org/.
630 Bedford Rd., Pocantico Hills, NY 10591
This annual conference brings young farmers and chefs together with presenters on topics in agriculture, health care, and the culinary field.
Big Picture Beef CEO Ridge Shinn will be presenting in a panel, plus a workshop on grass-fed livestock production.
Find more information at http://www.stonebarnscenter.org/our-work/farmer-training/index.html.
660 Albany Shaker Rd. Albany, NY 12211
This is an annual conference for farmers and ranchers to learn more about regenerative agriculture, share with each other, and promote grass-fed beef. The organization has a national scope but this year the conference will be in the Northeast!
Find out more at https://grassfedexchange.com/
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
At NOFA's annual summer conference, experts and innovators gather to share organic practices and be inspired. Programs for the children too.
Big Picture Beef CEO Ridge Shinn will present a workshop titled "Fixing the Carbon and Water Cycle with Cattle" on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 8-9:30 AM.
Click to find more info or register for the Conference.
Misty Brook Farm, 156 Bog Rd., Albion Maine, 04910
Learn from world-class grazing expert Ian Mitchell-Innes, guest speaker at Misty Brook Farm in Albion Maine, a 100% grass-fed dairy. Profit from his knowledge gained from years of running his own very successful grass-fed beef operation in South Africa and also from his extensive travels, speaking and consulting all over the US. The two-day focus on Holistic Management and Mob Grazing will include a mix of slide presentations, workshops, pasture walks, and informal Q&A sessions.
Find out more at the farm website: http://mistybrook.com/ian-mitchell-innes-at-misty-brook-farm/.
The Radisson Manchester, Downtown, Manchester NH
This conference brings together farmers, processors, butchers, and chefs sharing their work for local, sustainable meat production.
Big Picture Beef CEO Ridge Shinn will be presenting on Saturday.
Find out more: https://www.newenglandmeatconference.com/