Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

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Upcoming Events

Skowhegan State Fairgrounds, Skowhegan, Maine 33 Constitution Ave Skowhegan, ME 04976 •
July 28, 2016 (All day) to July 30, 2016 (All day)

Attend the 2016 Kneading Conference with keynote speaker Amy Halloran.

Grange Fair Grounds, Building 13 W Potter St Centre Hall, PA 16828 •
July 28, 2016 4:00am to July 29, 2016 5:00pm

Attend this conference on soil health with Steve Groff and other experts.

NYU, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, New York, NY • July 28, 2016
8:00am to 10:00am

City & State Reports is hosting the CSR Awards in Sustainability, which will recognize outstanding corporate citizens for their work in sustainability.

Skowhegan State Fairgrounds •
July 28, 2016 9:00am to July 29, 2016 5:00pm

The Maine Grain Alliance is proud to celebrate the 10th annual Kneading Conference on July 28 & 29, 2016, at the Skowhegan State Fairgrounds.

University of California at Santa Cruz •
July 29, 2016 (All day) to July 31, 2016 (All day)

SAEA's 7th Annual National Conference will focus on social justice and equity oriented educational programming and highlights the growing demand for inclusive and critical approaches to sustainable agriculture and food education at the post-secondary level.

Updates from the Field

Jul 01, 2016

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Jun 27, 2016

The USDA's Section 2501 Program is the agency's only farm bill program dedicated to addressing the needs of family farmers and ranchers of color. Applications are due July 29.

May 26, 2016

Last week the Senate Appropriations Committee passed their funding bill for USDA and FDA. Read what's in store for sustainable farm and food system priorities.

May 25, 2016

The House Education and Workforce Committee passed the 2016 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act amidst advocate and lawmaker concerns.