SVF Foundation

SVF Lecture Series

SVF Conference Room

SVF Lecture Series

The SVF Lecture Series features topics pertaining to local farming systems, sustainable agriculture and conservation.

These events are free to the public and held at Swiss Village Farm, 152 Harrison Avenue, Newport, RI.

Space is limited and advance registration is required. Please contact Lynne Skillin at or (401) 848-7229 ext. 10 to register.

Mark your calendar:

April 23, 2014 7:00-8:00 PM

“Is There A Future For Rare Breed Farms?"

Presented by Robyn Metcalfe, Ph.D

Dr. Metcalfe founded and ran Kelmscott Rare Breeds Farm as a successful non-profit conservation center for ten years. The farm raised heritage breeds of livestock, sold heritage breed products and offered educational programming. Impassioned by the plight of sustainable agriculture, Metcalfe has since become a renowned speaker and lecturer on the topic and is Director of The Food Lab at University of Texas, Austin.

Please check back soon for additional dates and topics to be presented in this ongoing series.

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