Events

The Madison Theater, Albany, NY • February 23, 2017 7:00pm

Film screening of a documentary on farm viability.

Taconic Hills Central School • February 25, 2017 (All day)

The 4th Farming Our Future conference will be held once again at Taconic Hills Central School on February 25. The conference will once again bring together a diverse audience from the community including; established farmers, beginning farmers, interested non-farmers, suppliers, educators, community leaders, industry leaders and students.

Online •
February 27, 2017 (All day) to April 3, 2017 (All day)

Weekly online courses every Monday at 7pm with Cornell Small Farms Program

Curry Student Center, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115 • March 1, 2017
8:00am to 2:00pm

The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN) is offering their 6th Local Food Trade Shows. The 2017 Local Food Trade Shows are designed to facilitate connections and stimulate business relationships between producers and wholesale buyers of local food, with a focus on specialty crop food products in Massachusetts

Online • March 2, 2017 1:00pm

Join Lindsay Gilmour for her second webinar on navigating GAP Food Safety.

Northeastern University Curry Student Center, 346 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02119 • March 4, 2017
8:00am to 5:30pm

The Annual Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference (UFC), in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture, will be held Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Northeastern University.

Fox Lane High School, S Bedford Lane, Bedford, NY 10506 • March 4, 2017
8:30am to 3:00pm

This major community event will engage attendees in local food’s many benefits and build awareness and support for our farmers, our food system, and initiatives that increase food access for all and eliminate food waste.

North Star Orchard, 3232 Limestone Rd., Cochranville, PA 19330 • March 4, 2017
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Longtime Orchardist Ike Kershner Leads Practical Training Workshop

Hope & Main, 691 Main Street, Warren, RI • March 5, 2017
8:30am to 4:30pm

Healthy Soils, Healthy Plants, Healthy People

Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center, 366 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01566 •
March 7, 2017 9:00am to March 9, 2017 5:00pm

30 breakout sessions, a national trade show, a farmers’ market managers workshop, tours, networking, and more! See all that the conference has to offer at the 2017 Conference!

Hutchinson Center - Belfast, Maine • March 8, 2017
9:00am to 4:00pm

Join us in Belfast this March.

Danbury •
March 11, 2017 (All day) to March 12, 2017 (All day)

The event where farmers, foodies, gardeners, landscapers, and community leaders come together to learn innovative practices, share ideas, and network with other organic fans!

525 W 120th St, New York, NY, United States •
March 12, 2017 (All day) to March 13, 2017 (All day)

Save the date!

Holiday Inn, Syracuse/Liverpool, NY •
March 16, 2017 8:30am to March 17, 2017 12:30pm

NOFA-NY is excited to announce its 6th Annual Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference, two days of learning, networking, and information exchange!

Shillman Hall and the Egan Center, Northeastern University • March 18, 2017
11:00am to 4:30pm

Free and open to all, The Gardeners' Gathering brings together over 400 gardeners to kick off Boston’s gardening season.

Online • March 23, 2017 12:00pm

The leaders of the Montana Beef to School Project share their lessons learned!

Hostos Community College 450 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10451 • March 25, 2017
9:00am to 4:00pm

Come celebrate the official kick-off of the community gardening season in New York City.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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!

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.