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

Letterbox Farm Collective, 4161 US 9, Hudson, NY • May 2, 2015

Hudson Valley Young Farmers Coalition Presents: A Springtime Mixer

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.

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.

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

Feb 05, 2015

Our region’s fisheries flood our markets with millions of pounds of high-quality protein and billions of dollars in revenue each year, yet are sometimes marginalized in discussions of improving our regional food system. Read about how one network devoted to healthy marine ecosystems and economies is raising its collective voice above the fray.

Feb 04, 2015

This is our year to make big gains for farm to school initiatives through the Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization process. Here’s what you can do now to ensure healthy meals for school children and support farmers in our region and across the country. Act now!

Feb 04, 2015

What do you know about USDA’s 2501 Program? Find out why our region in particular stands to benefit from this program that assists socially disadvantaged agricultural producers in owning and operating farms, ranches, and nonindustrial forest lands. Have you already benefited from 2501? Share your stories with NESAWG!

Jan 16, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced earlier today the availability of nearly $19 million to support new farmer training programs through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program.