Free Four-Day Advocacy Training for Californian Women Farmers and Ranchers

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The Occidental Arts & Ecology Center (OAEC) and California Climate Action Network (CalCAN) are hosting a fully funded four-day policy advocacy training for women farmers and ranchers. The training, Forces of Natures: Advocacy Skills Training for Women Farmers and Ranchers, will be held at OAEC in Sonoma, California, on November 9-12, 2017.
 
The training will boost advocacy skills for women passionate about regenerative ranching and farming, enhance strategic thinking, and provide an environment ripe for networking and mentoring. The training schedule is available online.
 
Registration is limited to women in agriculture who are actively farming or ranching in California. Priority registration will be given to women of color and women farmers and ranchers from underrepresented parts of the state. The training, which include meals and overnight accommodations at OAEC, is free. A $100 deposit is required at registration to reserve your space, but will be refunded at the event. Register here.
 
Speakers at the event include CCOF member and owner of Full Belly Farms Judith Redmond, co-founder and executive director of CalCAN Renata Brillinger, Janaki Jagannath, and Kendall Dunnigan. 
 
Please contact Kendall Dunnigan at kendall@oaec.org for more information.
 

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