Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

The Region's Food and Farm Network

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The Northeast Region's Food and Farm Network
12 States
500+ Organizations
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Upcoming Events

UMASS, Campus Center 903, Amherst, MA • August 14, 2015

Open Meeting on Domestic Fair Trade at the NOFA Summer Conference

UMass Amherst, MA • August 14, 2015 to August 16, 2015

A weekend of learning, networking & fun. Transform the food system August 14-16, 2015 in Amherst, MA.

Poughkeepsie Farm Project, 51 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie, NY • August 18, 2015 to August 21, 2015

Educators learn to start, maintain, and teach with gardens.

Chicago, IL • September 25, 2015 to September 27, 2015

The Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative announced the 2015 Gathering will be hosted by the Chicago Local Empowerment Group (LEG), Local Partners and Growing Power's Chicago Office. Stay tuned for more details.

Yale School of Forestry, Yale University, New Haven, CT • October 30, 2015 to October 31, 2015

The Yale Food Systems Symposium (YFSS) is a student led, interdisciplinary conference initiated by students at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Updates from the Field

Jun 05, 2015

Civil Rights Activist Shirley Sherrod to Deliver Keynote Address at annual NESAWG Conference

May 15, 2015

Organic Certification Cost Share Funds are now available to certified organic producers. Northeastern farmers and ranchers stand to benefit.

Apr 27, 2015

Congress could give a big boost to farm to school efforts in the Northeast if they include the Farm to School Act of 2015 in this year's Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act. Read on to learn why.

Apr 27, 2015

One in five people work to grow, process, pack, sell and serve the food we eat. The Food Chain Workers Alliance, and their network of worker justice groups across the country, is working to ensure they are part of the vision for a sustainable food system.