Upcoming Events

Santa Cruz, CA •
January 21, 2018 (All day) to January 26, 2018 (All day)

Join over 20 School Garden Support Organization teams from across the nation to strengthen your organization’s goal of enhancing professional development and ongoing support for school garden programs in your region.

Fairfield Farm at The Hotchkiss School, 11 Interlaken Rd, Lakeville, CT 06039 • January 20, 2018
11:00am to 6:00pm

Across the Northeast, prison horticulture projects are on the rise. Our work swells from national conversations around prison reform, fair food access, land care and vocational training, but our program models are local. As opportunistic educators, we find support where we can: from within departments of correction, nonprofits, and faith communities. Some practitioners have been at work for over a decade growing food with incarcerated people within the walls of state prisons and county jails. Others are in their first seasons of turning the soil, recruiting students, and understanding prison cafeteria policies.

The Livestock Institute of Southern New England (TLI) is hosting the second Southern New England Livestock Conference at the Bristol County Agriculture High School in Dighton, MA.

Greater Boston •
February 1, 2018 (All day) to February 3, 2018 (All day)

Learn, grow, and connect with your peers from across the country and the world at The Food Project's Winter Institute from February 1 to 3, 2018. The Food Project's three-day Winter Institute is packed with activities, workshops, and engaging conversation that will teach you about youth development, sustainable urban and suburban agriculture models, food and social justice initiatives, and how to create more food secure communities.

Latest Blog Post

Dec 28, 2017

The 2017 Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group It Takes a Region Conference broke the mold. NESAWG has been putting on successful food systems conferences for 25 years, drawing thousands of sustainable food systems leaders, including farmers, researchers policy wonks, students, urban growers, youth, food justice activists, health care practitioners, entrepreneurs, farm to school advocates, and many others together to cross-pollinate and engage with the complicated problems we must confront to transform the food system. Here’s some of what we learned and how we’re applying these lessons to transforming the food movement.