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Introduction to Agritainment Law: Important Planning Considerations for Protecting Your Farm From Liability

April 4, 2018 Intro to Agritainment Law

Event Overview
Agritainment
Location
Frankferd Farms
166 Love Rd
Valencia, PA 16059

Date & Time
Wednesday, April 4
10am - 4pm

Cost
PASA Member $30
Non-Member $45
Event Description
Agritainment can be a great way to diversify and add revenue to your farm business. Whether you have U-Pick crops, fall festivals, on-farm dinners, weddings, or something else, bringing the public onto your farm also brings risk. Join PASA and Trellis Legal to learn about how liability affects different types of agritainment ventures and how you can protect your business while still growing your revenue opportunities.
Registration will be open until 4/3/2018 at noon.
Speaker Information
Marlene Van Es, Trellis Legal: Marlene graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she obtained her J.D. with a certificate in environmental law, science, and policy. She also holds a B.S. in Agricultural Science and Natural Resources from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She brings a variety of experience to her practice from on-farm research to writing corporate sustainability indicators to tackling environmental legal issues in Western Pennsylvania. 

Maria Graziani, Penn State Extension: Maria Graziani is the new Farm Financial Management educator in Beaver County and serving Lawrence and Butler Counties as well. Maria comes to Penn State Extension with an MBA and background working with start-up, tech and food-centered businesses and organizations in the areas of financial analysis, budget planning, and developing efficient and improved cash flow management that works to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of financial reporting and ensure annual compliance. She has been an advocate of local food and farming for the past 10 years, wearing many hats over this time including, urban farmer, food-based entrepreneur, member of the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council and Advisory Board member of the Pittsburgh Urban Growers Co-op. She is excited to support Beaver, Butler and Lawrence County farmers in areas of farm financial health and entrepreneurship.
FAQ
Do you allow walk-ins?
Limited space is available for this event. Please contact Dan Dalton to see if space for walk-ins is available.
Is there financial aid for this event?
Sorry, there is no scholarship for this specific event.
What should I prepare/bring with me to this event?
Please wear appropriate footwear for walking in the woods.
Bring a reusable water bottle to fill on site and stay hydrated.
Bring a note-taking device.
Remember your business cards- PASA events are an excellent networking opportunity.
Bring your questions! Make the most of this event by preparing several questions for the day.
Will food be served?
Yes, lunch will be served. 
Who do I contact if I have more questions about this event?
Please contact Dan Dalton at (814) 349-956 x17 or dan@pasafarming.org for more information about this event.
Registrant Information



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