The Seeding the Future Conference is open to anyone that would like to attend. Targeting those connected to farms and gardens in liberal arts higher education, this conference is designed for a variety of participants.

Dickinson College is committed to making this unique educational opportunity affordable to all participants. We have made every effort to reduce costs where possible.

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Registration Fees

General Registration                                                            $175.00*
Student Registration (Visiting Institution)                        $65.00
PERC Member Registration                                                 $150.00
Dickinson (Faculty, Staff, Admin, Student)                       Free**

*There is a $25.00 discount for the first 50 “General Registrants” to register. HURRY!
**Dickinson College faculty, staff and students must still complete a registration form. Faculty, staff, and admin will be required to pay for their meals (if they choose to attend them).  Students will use meal points. All must also pay the service fee for Regonline.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a registration deadline?

Registration will close Friday, September 30, 2011.

Is there an early bird rate?

No, the first 50 “General Registrants” to register will receive a $25.00 discount. Students, PERC members, and Dickinson faculty, students, staff and administration pay the same low rate no matter when the register.

How can I pay for registration?

Registration requires a credit card.  Please do not send checks or money orders to Dickinson College or conference organizers.  For assistance in completing registration, please contact Lindsey Lyons at or 717-245-1117.

What does the conference fee include?

The conference fee includes registration for the full conference including workshops, seminars, keynote speaker, and field trips. The conference fee also covers all meals for the duration of the conference:  Friday dinner, and Saturday breakfast and lunch. Participants may opt to have lunch provided for Friday afternoon, as well.

The registration fee does not include transportation to/from the conference, or lodging!

For more information about booking affordable housing, see the Logistics page.

This conference is a PERC sponsored event.

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