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Kansas Rural Center hosts 2013 conference

10/14/2013

WHITING, Kan. (AP) -- The Kansas Rural Center is hosting its 2013 Farm and Food Conference next month in Newton.

The center says in a release that its conference, "Farming as if People Matter: How to Feed Ourselves, Build New Farms and Adapt to a Changing World" is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2.

The daylong event includes workshops on several topics, including farm management, local food marketing and community Food Solutions.

Wes Jackson, founder and president of the Land Institute in Salina, is also scheduled to give the keynote address.