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Sustainable farm law webinar offered
February 1, 2018
There will be a free webinar, Introduction to Sustainable Farm Law 101, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, February 8, streamed live via Facebook from the Extension office in Bonners Ferry. The feed, which will originate from Moscow, can be streamed at any location where you have adequate wifi. During the webinar, you will be able to interact with Matt Stannard, Farm Commons' Legal Education Director.

The follow-up course, Advanced Sustainable Farm Law, takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, February 9, via live-stream in Bonners Ferry and two other locations in Idaho. In this advanced workshop, participants will explore managing farm risks with insurance, the best type of business entity for your farm for managing risks and other legal questions you might have. Stannard will be joined by Diane Green from Greentree Naturals in Sandpoint, and Chris Drummond from Muddy Springs Farm in Viola, who will share their personal experiences, lessons and perspectives on business formation and maintenance, as well as their liability insurance needs and solutions.

This advanced course costs $25 and includes lunch, snacks and materials.

If you are interested in attending these farm law courses in Bonners Ferry, please sign up by Friday, February 2. For both of these classes, you need to register on the Cultivating Success website.

To find out more, call Boundary County Agricultural Extension Educator Kate Painter at (208) 267-3235.
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