The following events are for those who are ready to market their produce and ongoing support….
OSU Oregon Small Farms Conference, late February, costs $45 and is at LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis Oregon http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/sfc
A networking opportunity hosted by Chef’s Collaborative in early March, from 8am to 5pm at the World Forestry Center www.farmerchefconnection.org
Women in Ag Conference
A program of WSU Extension: Simultaneously in Aurora and Corvallis on a Saturday in Mid-March, 8am to 4pm http://www.womeninag.net/
Mother Earth News Fair, in Puyallup Washington
End of May (May 31-June 1 in 2014) http://www.motherearthnews.com/fair/info.aspx#axzz2xkatkN6i In 2104 there were workshops on butchering, growing grains in the Northwest, and lots on Permacuture and Perennials.