Future of farming  — A cross-section of generations, perspectives and talks focused on a revival of food systems, land and agricultural communities gathered over the weekend at Shone Farms for the Third Annual Farmers Guild Raising. Topics on economic viability, soil heath, educational opportunities and cooperative farm models were some of the themes covered at the event. A few hundred farmers and local food advocates gathered for panels and discussions, food, and music in the hopes of connecting on the regeneration of agriculture. Pictured counter clockwise top right are single farmers weed dating in the strawberry rows of Shone Farm, Farmers Guild executive director Evan Wiig giving Gowan Bastist of Fortunate Farms her award for New Farmer of the Year, single farmers connecting at weed dating event, young farmers dancing to the live music after dinner, The Easy Leaves playing for the farmers, an attendee enjoying the beauty of Shone Farms between presentations. Photos by Krista Sherer

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