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Conservation district announces Farm & Food Expo lineup

From staff reports

The Spokane Conservation District has announced the speakers and events for the 2019 Farm & Food Expo on Oct. 25-26.

Attendees will be able to choose from 35 classes at Spokane Community College over the two-day event designed for small-acreage farmers, garden enthusiasts and foodies, according to conservation district news release.

Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser of Singing Frogs Farm in Sebastopo, California, will provide the expo’s keynote address. The Kaisers will discus vegetable farming techniques that yield more than 100 different crops year-round on the farm’s 3 acres.

Other scheduled speakers include Gloria Flora, owner of Helena-based Sustainable Obtainable Solutions, who will discuss managing natural risks, and Rick Dorey, owner/operator of New Choices Farms, of Emmett, Idaho, who will discuss aquaponics operations.

The expo also will include cooking classes with local, award-winning chefs and workshops with the Department of Agriculture and Farm Service Agency.

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