Keynote: Curtis Stone

Keynote: Curtis Stone

Farmer, Author, Speaker, and Consultant

Curtis Stone is a farmer, author, speaker and consultant with expertise in high value, quick-growing annual specialty crops for direct consumer market streams.  His book, The Urban Farmer, demonstrates organic intensive techniques with a focus on business and growing systems to streamline labor and production. Stone offers a new way to think about urban farming where quality of life and profitability coexist. Curtis’ farm, Green City Acres located in Kelowna, BC, Canada, generates $100,000 per year on one-quarter acre utilizing a mix of specialty crops and intercropping strategies; Green City Acres is internationally recognized as a flagship urban agricultural model demonstrating profitability and productivity.

Profitable Urban Farming Workshop with Curtis Stone – Day 2

Is it possible to make a good living on less than an acre of land? Learn how you can farm on half an acre of land and make up to $50,000 to a $100,000 per year. Curtis Stone is the owner/operator of Green City Acres, a commercial urban farm in Kelowna, BC. Since 2010, he […]

Track 2: Urban Agriculture Development
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Profitable Urban Farming Workshop with Curtis Stone – Day 1

Is it possible to make a good living on less than an acre of land? Learn how you can farm on half an acre of land and make up to $50,000 to a $100,000 per year. Curtis Stone is the owner/operator of Green City Acres, a commercial urban farm in Kelowna, BC. Since 2010, he […]

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After Lunch Keynote

Don’t miss our featured keynote with Curtis Stone!  He will discuss his organic intensive techniques and his focus on business and systems to streamline labor and production. Join us for his new way to think about farming – one where quality of life and profitability coexist!

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Track 2: The Business of Urban Farms – “Making a Living on a Small Farm”

This discussion will focus on identifying a market opportunity, promoting it effectively, and charging at the right price.  This season will go over the fundamentals of strategic planning, understanding social media, and the art of telling your farm story.

Track 2: Urban Agriculture Development
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