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Winthrop Barn

The Future of Farming

This Valentine's Day, show some love for the Methow Valley's farmers, ranchers, and other agriculturalists . Join us at the Winthrop Barn for a talk with author/professor David Montgomery and an evening keynote address with Senator Jon Tester of Montana, the US Senate's only working farmer.

The Future of Farming
The Future of Farming

Time and Location

Feb 14, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Winthrop Barn, 51 State Rte 20, Winthrop, WA 98862, USA

About the event

Rural Changes: Building a Resilient Agricultural Future Wednesday, February 14, 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm) at the Winthrop Barn

For farmers/ranchers/agriculturalists and the general public. Free, no registration required.

This Valentine's Day, show some love for the Methow Valley's farmers, ranchers, and other agriculturalists on February 14 . Join us at the Winthrop Barn for a talk with author/professor David Montgomery and an evening keynote address with Senator Jon Tester of Montana, the US Senate's only working farmer. This presentation is open to the public.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

1) David Montgomery, Professor, University of Washington, Earth and Space Sciences

David Montgomery is the author of the books What Your Food Ate, Growing A Revolution, The Hidden Half of Nature, Dirt, and others.

Professor Montgomery will explore an inspiring vision in which agriculture becomes the solution to environmental problems.

2) Senator Jon Tester – U.S. Senator, Montana farmer

Three-term U.S. Senator Jon Tester is a third-generation Montana farmer, a proud grandfather, and a former school teacher. Jon and his wife Sharla still farm the same land near the town of Big Sandy, Montana that was homesteaded by Jon’s grandparents in 1912.

Senator Tester will tell the story of his family farm and the choices they have made to adapt to a changing world and economy and will share his insights into what he sees for the future of farming.

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