Working too hard on your farm?

The 2017 Lean Farm summit is the only farmer run conference devoted to helping you reduce waste, increase effectiveness, and build the most value and profitability into your farm.

No more overwhelm. No more wasted money, time, or effort.

Get the results you deserve!

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The 2017 Lean Farm Summit is a unique farm learning experience focused on helping farmers take the next steps in their business. Whether you  are just starting out or are a seasoned experts, we will be able to move you forward toward your goals.

During this event you will be able to:

  • Learn straight from leaders who are actually doing the work
  • See successful farming implemented on a profitable farm
  • Network with farmers who are facing and overcoming similar struggles
  • Eat great locally produced food and drink


Our goal is for you to leave this event with a clear roadmap to change your farm and increase your profitability and quality of life!

Lean Masterclass by Ben Hartman and Farm Smart with Ray Tyler and Michael Kilpatrick

Wednesday and Thursday, November 29-30


On Wednesday, Ben Hartman will be presenting an all day intensive workshop on lean farming and business management. The majority of the day will be spent in a classroom learning from Ben. Breakout brainstorm sessions will also help you leave with a concrete plan to lean up your farm. We’ll break the day up with a tour of Rosecreek Farm and a discussion of how they have implement lean on their farm. After dinner, we’ll end the day with a farmer mixer, a great time for conversion and networking.

On Thursday Ray Tyler and Michael Kilpatrick will bring value with several important topics for farmers include marketing, southern production techniques, and washing shed setup.

Michael will deep dive into finding your ideal customer, and focusing your marketing efforts on strategies that work. He’ll discuss how to connect with chefs to get consistent orders, easy changes to your Farmers Market stand that will double your sales, and CSA strategies that keep members signing up year after year.  He’ll also cover running the numbers on your production and finding your profit centers for a more sustainable farm.

Ray will talk about how they’ve tripled their income with year round greens production in the South and Rosecreek Farm’s marketing strategy that has made them a major regional player.

Ray and Michael will also cover washing shed basics and how to set your area up for optimal effectiveness.


Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided on Wednesday with breakfast and lunch  provided on Thursday.

Want to bring your spouse or team members?


We feel strongly that having your spouse on the same page in your business is very important! Therefore, when you bring your spouse, we are offering approximately 50% off their ticket. Contact us for the discount code.

Bringing your team is important as well. What if everyone on your team was as excited about improving your farm as you were? We are offering a 10% discount on bringing multiple team members. Click “Bring your team” when you checkout on Eventbrite.

*Note:  these discounts are only available for the Masterclass 2 day event*

Join us for the Lean Farm Summit today! Limited Tickets available!


  • 2 days of expert education from leaders in the industry who are on the ground working the land and helping farmers on a daily basis.
  • all food and snacks covered- (through Thursday 3 PM)
  • interact with the forward thinkers from around the country.
  • learn real farm techniques on a real farm!


Only $297, Sign up today!


As farmers with families we understand the challenge of events like these. Therefore we are aiming to make it as easy as possible.


Nursing mothers

We have a separate building that will be setup for nursing mothers. Please let us know if you are in need of these services so we can plan appropriately. We do ask that you are respectful of noise levels in the presentation area. Please contact Ashley Tyler here if you are interested. 

Want to bring the kids?

We understand that a conference can be a fun family experience! However, with the intense schedule and high amounts of information being presented, it can also be a challenge. We offer a few different options for bringing your family members. Please contact Ashley Tyler here if you are interested. 

Travel Logistics and Hotel Information


Rosecreek Farm is located in Selmer, TN approximately 2 hours from Memphis International Airport and 3 hours from Nashville.



Note- Mastermind and Tool summit attendees stay onsite and have their rooms included.

Star Plus Inn is 15 minutes away and has a room rate of approximately $60

There are a number of hotels located in Corinth, MS that is around 32 minutes away. For more info..

An email will follow your registration with further hotel info as well as conference room rate information.