Event Detail

Event Detail


Fee: $35

July 11, 2018 | Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Robin Hill Farm & Vineyards, 15800 Croom Rd , Brandywine, MD, 20613 (map)

Organizer: LEAD Maryland Foundation

Contact: Debbie Simpkins , debstan@umd.edu

Description: Please join LEAD Maryland Alumni on July 11th, 2018 for a workshop to learn how farmers can be involved in shaping legislation at the local, state, and federal levels. LEAD Alumni, LEAD Class X and registered guests are welcome to attend. Lunch is included in the registration fee. Please register to attend. Space is limited.

Topics include:

Why it is important to know the local legislative landscape;
How to connect with local groups advocating for agriculture;
Connecting with legislators;
How to defend your right to farm;
Tips for giving a speech of public testimony;

Registration is 8:00 - 9:00am, with the first speaker begining at 9:00am. events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07efdnkna44c95db62&llr=7bqxmbtab