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15th Annual Grain Growers Conference

  • 70 Essex Way Essex, VT, 05452 United States (map)

“Stories of an Evolving Food System” is our theme for the 15th Annual Grain Growers Conference that is a collaboration with UVM Extension Northwest Crops & Soils Program (NWCS) and Northern Grain Growers Association (NGGA).

We welcome you to join us!
WHEN: Thursday, March 28, 2019
TIME: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (registration starts at 8:15am)
WHERE: The Essex Resort & Spa, Essex, VT

You can register and view our detailed brochure with agenda online at –
Cost is $75 per person or $50 per NGGA member, includes lunch.

Highlights –
- Former NH Commissioner of Agriculture and lifelong scholar of rural issues, Steve Taylor, will share a historical perspective on the changing agriculture landscape.
- Founder of Carolina Ground, Jennifer Lapidus, will provide her experiences from Grain to Loaf at her regional flour mill located in NC.
- There are many other great speakers and great topics including: malting grains, growing rice, rye breads, pollinator decline, small scale oil pressing, growing and milling spelt, cover crops, basics of growing hemp, camera-guided cultivation, and more.

Event Contact Name: Susan Brouillette

Main Contact Email Address:

Main Contact Phone Number: (802) 524-6501