Events

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Brown’s Brewing Company | Revolution Hall, 425 River Street, Troy, NY 12180 •
March 28, 2017 (All day) to March 29, 2017 (All day)

This yearly event engages stakeholders from across the state in facilitative discussion aimed at developing creative solutions to barriers that restrict the sustainable management of organic materials.

New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) Jordan Hall 630 W. North Street Geneva, NY •
March 28, 2017 (All day) to March 29, 2017 (All day)

Join us for an engaging 1.5 day Soil Summit including presentations and break out discussion about the benefits and challenges of raw manure use relative to the safety of fresh fruit and vegetable production.

Grand Wyndham Pittsburgh Downtown •
March 29, 2017 (All day) to April 1, 2017 (All day)

Join us for the MANRRS 32nd Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA: March 29-April 1, 2017Join us for the MANRRS 32nd Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA: March 29-April 1, 2017.

Click, 41 Club Rd, Windham, CT 06280 • March 31, 2017
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Community soup & bread dinner followed by talk and discussion with Mark Winne.

Harvard Law School • April 1, 2017
8:00am to 5:30pm

This year’s Just Food? Conference will focus on labor in the food system, exploring the issues most relevant to those who grow, harvest, prepare, and serve our food.

Forest & Park Association, 16 Meriden Rd, Rockfall, CT • April 1, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm

Come learn the nutritional side of holistic orcharding through the lens of healthy plant metabolism with Michael Phillips.

April 1, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm

Come learn the nutritional side of holistic orcharding through the lens of healthy plant metabolism with Michael Phillips.

Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111 • April 1, 2017
9:00am to 8:00pm

Food Tank, in partnership with the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, is excited to announce the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit.

Newport Hyatt Hotel, 1 Goat Island, Newport, RI 02840 • April 1, 2017
10:00am to 3:30pm

Join fellow Grassroots Fund grantees, nonprofit leaders, and passionate citizens on April 1, 2017 at the Newport Hyatt (Newport, RI) for the first RootSkills In-Person Training as part of the Grassroots Fund's 2017 RootSkills Training Series.

Jack Morton Auditorium at the George Washington University, 801 21st Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20052 •
April 3, 2017 9:00am to April 4, 2017 5:00pm

Please join the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to explore how to best measure the impacts of local food investments, improve coordination across USDA agencies, and evaluate the extent to which disparate local food investments are complementary and reinforcing.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leominster, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster, MA 01453 •
April 6, 2017 8:30am to April 7, 2017 3:30pm

This two-day conference is designed for food system players who are working to increase the amount of local and regional food served in schools, colleges, and health care facilities.

April 7, 2017 4:30pm to April 8, 2017 5:00pm

The 10th Annual Future of Food and Nutrition Student Research Conference is a unique venue for graduate students across disciplines and from around the country to submit and present original research relating to the food system and nutrition science.

Kellogg Music Center at Bard College at Simon's Rock • April 8, 2017 (All day)

Please join us for the fourth annual ThinkFOOD Conference hosted by the Center for Food Studies at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. This year's theme is Equity and Inclusion in Food.

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut •
April 22, 2017 (All day) to April 23, 2017 (All day)

Attend the world's leading and largest global health conference!

Near Burlington, VT- Exact location TBD •
April 26, 2017 (All day) to April 27, 2017 (All day)

NYFC and the Vermont Land Trust are teaming up to offer an intensive training on VLT's Farmland Access Program.

Science Center Hall A, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge • April 26, 2017 5:00pm

This lecture series highlights the interactions between agriculture and climate and their consequences for health and stability in an ongoing series of discussions with speakers from government, academia, and industry

Manchester, NH •
April 28, 2017 9:00am to April 29, 2017 5:00pm

The New England Meat Conference will feature 25+ educational sessions, live demos, an industry trade show, networking, and local food meals.

University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME • April 29, 2017 (All day)

Join fellow nonprofit leaders, Grassroots Fund grantees, & passionate citizens on April 29, 2017 at the University of Southern Maine for the 2017 RootSkills Series Training: Building Resilient Communities.

Ithaca, NY •
May 11, 2017 (All day) to May 13, 2017 (All day)

Ithaca, NY— Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming is pleased to announce “The Farm to Plate Conference: Uniting to Create, Educate, and Celebrate a Sustainable Local Food System.”

Boathouse Beer Garden, 6128 State Route 89, Romulus, NY 14541 • May 20, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm

Join this one day workshop to learn about carbon farming methods.

Albany, NY •
May 22, 2017 (All day) to May 24, 2017 (All day)

Save the date for the National Farm Viability Conference May 22-24 in Albany, New York!

Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 •
June 7, 2017 9:00am to June 9, 2017 10:00pm

Bringing together advocates and entrepreneurs committed to building a local, green and fair economy:

Sterling College •
July 10, 2017 (All day) to July 14, 2017 (All day)

Study “Artisan Breadmaking and Heritage Grains” with Richard Miscovich at the School of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College.

July 27, 2017 (All day) to July 30, 2017 (All day)

Join us in Hartford next summer!

Boston Park Plaza Hotel •
December 5, 2017 (All day) to December 7, 2017 (All day)

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project's Community Food Systems Conference will address common underlying themes between food security, social justice and sustainable agriculture.