Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

The Region's Food and Farm Network

It Takes a Region Conference -- November 12 - 14, 2015 >

It Takes a Region Conference November 12 - 14, 2015

The Northeast Region's Food and Farm Network
12 States
500+ Organizations
Collaborating for Change

Upcoming Events

Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA • June 24, 2015 to June 28, 2015

Chatham University is pleased to host the Joint 2015 Annual Meetings and Conference of the Association for the Study of Food and Society and the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society.

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.

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.

Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY • November 4, 2015

Join American Farmland Trust at this one-day conference. Explore how we can work together to get help farmers access local markets, shape policy, protect our soil and water resources - all the while keeping farmers on the land and bringing healthy local food to all!

Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs, NY • November 12, 2015 to November 14, 2015

NESAWG's conference draws together hundreds of people working to transform the Northeast region's food system each year.

Updates from the Field

May 15, 2015

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

Apr 29, 2015

Congressional Recesses are right around the corner. Set up a meeting with your legislators and educate them about sustainable agriculture!

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.