EVENTS CALENDAR

2022

  • Wooly Wednesday with Abby Franquemont – August 10, 2022 from 2-3 pm EST (virtual on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/livestockconservancy/). Chat with Abby about the foundations of all spinning–the spindle–and the communities in which production spinning with spindles is still alive-and-well and practiced masterfully.
  • FREE Session: Breed Organization Accreditation Program Overview and Cultivation Leadership Breed Organization Training Q&A – August 18, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 pm Eastern Time. Register here: https://livestockconservancy.org/get-involved/cultivating-leadership-initiative/ Beginning August 18, The Livestock Conservancy will offer a series of online workshops addressing best practices to help organizations identify gaps and improve their organizational management.
  • Cayuga Duck Chat – August 16, 2022 at 2 pm EST (virtual on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/livestockconservancy/). Jon Alden, Breeding Flock Manager at Hoover’s Hatchery (https://hoovershatchery.com/), joins Jeannette Beranger and Brittany Sweeney to chat about Cayuga ducks.
  • Marketing Monday: Locking People Into Your Brand through Niche Marketing Panel – August 29, 2022 at 2 pm EST (virtual on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/livestockconservancy/). A panel of special guests (including Dayna Burtness of Nettle Valley Farm) will chat about easy ways to lock in your audience for long-term sales through CSAs (including meat and dairy CSAs!) and selling whole animal shares.
  • Cultivating Leadership Module 1 – September 15, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 pm Eastern Time. Establishing and Managing Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws (https://livestockconservancy.org/get-involved/cultivating-leadership-initiative/)
  • Marketing Monday: Showcase the Whole Animal with Value Added Products Panel – September 26, 2022 at 2 pm EST (virtual on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/livestockconservancy/). From fiber to cheese to soap to making treats from offal to taxidermy (and more!), a panel of special guests will help you get creative with your marketing for products other than steaks and bacon.
  • Florida Cracker Cattle Annual Meeting and Sale – Sept 30 – Oct 1, 2022. The Annual Gathering is scheduled for Friday, September 30, 2022 beginning at 5:00 pm at the Withlacoochee Training Center. The Annual Sale is scheduled for Saturday October 1, 2022 at the Sumter County Livestock Market. Details can be found on the Florida Cracker Cattle website here: floridacrackercattle.org. There is also an opportunity for a FCCA Scholarship for Students (see website for info).

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