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Natural Awakenings Dallas -Fort Worth Metroplex Edition


Organic Farm Tours

The Texas Organic Farmers & Growers Association will be held from January 29 through 31 at Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas-Mesquite. Farmers, ranchers, agricultural professionals and advocates from all over Texas will share ideas, network, build community and have fun with three days of in-depth workshops and learning sessions, plus offsite intensives and a farm tour of Eden's CSA, in Balch Springs ($20), at 10 a.m., and Joppy Momma's Farm, in Dallas ($20), at 2 p.m., January 29. The keynote speaker is Lucille Contreras, CEO of the Texas Tribal Buffalo Project. Other highlights include a Farm Feast, a trade show and a bookstore.

Workshops and activities include Profiting from Pastured Animals at Windy Meadows Farm; Beginning Farmer Workshop at Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space; Farmers Assisting Returning Military; and Small Farm Tractor & Equipment Maintenance.

Location: 1700 Rodeo Dr., Mesquite. For more information, To register for a pre-conference workshop and the TOFGA conference, visit For more information, call 512-656-2456 or email [email protected].