NESAWG recognizes "youth" as a broad term referring to those as under 25 years of age. Anyone 25 can apply for a youth scholarship. Anyone under 18 must have the below releases filled out for liability purposes required by our fiscal sponsor The Tides Center. Got a question about this? Email

Ever feel like your organization is the only youth or student group that is focused on food justice & farming?!  Actually, youth organizing is a crucial part of changing our food system, and youth are leading creative solutions all over our region. Join us to meet peers from throughout the region, raise your voice on the issues impacting youth in your area, and shape our food systems future.


All youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and must submit a permission slip signed by their parent or guardian to NESAWG. Organizations bringing youth to the conference must also sign and submit a release form to NESAWG. Permission slips and organizational release forms will be sent via email for electronic signatures to attendees and organizations who require it, based on information given in the registration form.