Best-Selling Author & Family Farm Champion

AgAmerica Lending hosts author & family farm champion
Forrest Pritchard at the Sunbelt Ag Expo

Well-known across the Southeast and nationwide for its land lending expertise and commitment to the success of American family farms, AgAmerica Lending will sponsor best-selling author Forrest Pritchard at the Sunbelt Ag Expo stage this month.

About Forrest Pritchard

A full-time organic farmer who holds degrees from the College of William & Mary, Forrest Pritchard’s farm, Smith Meadows, was one of the first “grass-finished,” free-range endeavors in the country, and has sold at leading farmers’ markets in Washington, D.C. for more than fifteen years. Pritchard is the author of the New York Times-bestselling book Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers’ Markets, Local Food and Saving the Family Farm, picked as a top read by The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, and NPR’s The Splendid Table. The primary blogger for the Facebook page “I Support Farmers’ Markets,” the largest online farmers’ market fan page, he is also a popular public speaker, having given addresses at RAND, Texas Organic Farmers Association, and Weston A. Price International, among others. Pritchard lives with his family on Smith Meadows in Berryville, Virginia.

Forrest Pritchard will speak live on the Sunbelt Ag
Expo’s Hoss Tools Sustainable Living Speakers Stage:

Additionally, he’ll be available for autographs and book sales at the AgAmerica Lending booth in the Georgia Metals Pavilion (RLS-Booth 12).

Forrest will speak about two topics each day of the event.
His 30 minute presentations will cover:

“A Farming State of the Union: Growing Opportunities in a World of Anonymous Agriculture” – a presentation focused on consumer trends and farming economics, with enlightening historical charts, and commentary about the future of farming. (10:45am-11:15am daily)

“Sustainable Farming & The Future of Agriculture: A Thoroughly Un-boring Conversation about the Food We Eat” – this presentation is all about our modern food landscape, with engaging photos and thought-provoking commentary ranging from marketing to health to nutrition, all in a fun, story-telling fashion. (2:00pm -2:30pm daily)

“Forrest Pritchard is a leading voice in the ag world and a proud champion of family-owned farms. That’s why he’s a great partner for AgAmerica Lending – bringing this inspiring message, and the promise of achieving farmland ownership, to the national stage and the next generation.”

– Phoebe Moll, VP of Marketing for AgAmerica Lending

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