an intimate farm-to-table gathering celebrating food freedom


4-Hour Workshop

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in support of the farm-to-consumer legal defense fund

Keep your farm legal, profitable & sustainable

The workshop is limited to a small number of students to ensure one-on-one attention. Farmers of all specialties and experience are invited to this intensive 4-hour training. Running the business side of your farm doesn't have to be a drag - you'll be captivated by our featured speakers and excited to make lasting change to build a sustainable future for your small farm.

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joel salatin

Famed author, teacher, farmer and activist, Joel is a captivating speaker inspiring change in America's agriculture system.


elizabeth rich

President of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund and licensed attorney, Elizabeth represents small farmers, fights against unfair legal treatment and protects consumer's rights to access farm-fresh food. 


charlotte smith

Host of this event and owner of Champoeg Creamery and author of Farm Marketing form the Heart, Charlotte was named one of the Top 25 Women in Food & Agriculture for her work advocating raw milk freedom and educating farmers around the world.

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Welcome to the Workshop!

st. paul, oregon

Join us September 2nd, 2017 for an exclusive training for farmers looking to run sustainable businesses, serve their community, and fight for food freedom

The day's training takes place at Champoeg Creamery, a raw milk micro-dairy in the heart of Oregon's wine country.  In addition to a boxed lunch and a complete workbook to take notes during the day, you'll receive a copy of Charlotte's book Farm Marketing from the Heart to fine-tune your farm marketing plan.

First Session

How to attract your dream customers & build your profitable farm

Charlotte Smith: Founder of 3 Cow Marketing and owner of Champoeg Creamery, a raw milk micro-dairy

This 1-hour training will inspire you to get more customers, raise your prices, and confidently run a sustainable farm business.

Second Session

steps every farmer should take to legally protect their business

Elizabeth Rich: Attorney and President of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund

Discover how to best protect yourself, your farm, and your customers from unfair laws or over-enthusiastic health inspectors. Learn how to get farmer-friendly legislation passed in your state and go home feeling confident in your farm's success.



boxed lunch on the lawn

Mingle with other farmers, make lifelong friends, and connect with the featured speakers

Now's your chance to ask questions, get to know other farmers from around the country, and swap stories. Lunch is provided - please let us know of any dietary restrictions upon purchase of your tickets.

Third Session

running a farm with reliable interns + how to hire exceptional employees

Joel Salatin: Author, speaker, owner of Polyface Farms, and food freedom supporter

With wisdom from his book Fields of Farmers, Joel will captivate you during his 1-hour training. Joel's Polyface Farms is where lots of young farmers get their start. He's hosted over 100 aspiring farmers as interns over the years and knows exactly how to select the most exceptional out of hundreds of applications. Plus, he'll share the strategies he uses to hire employees who will go on to make your business even more successful.

Q&A with the Speakers

The workshop concludes with a full Q&A to get your questions answered. You'll leave the day's training bursting with ideas to implement on your farm, inspired to personalize your farm marketing plan, and confident in your ability to grow your profitable farm to live the life you've always dreamed of.


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space is limited to foster community & connection

The 4-hour workshop includes a workbook, boxed lunch, and a copy of Charlotte's book  'Farm Marketing from the Heart'

The Fine Print:

  • Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
  • Each ticket includes 1 spot in the workshop - select multiple quantities below for each additional person attending
  • Expect to arrive around 9:45 AM and depart around 2:00 pm
  • Champoeg Creamery is located in St. Paul, Oregon
  • Space is limited so we cannot guarantee your spot without payment
  • The workshop does not include tickets to the dinner - dinner tickets are sold separately 
  • Upon purchase, you will receive an email confirmation
  • All proceeds donated to the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
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