Woolman Hill Conference Center, Deerfield •
April 3, 2018 8:30am to April 5, 2018 5:30pm

The Agricultural Justice Project will hold a three day training for Food Justice Certification (FJC) for reviewers and inspectors in Deerfield, MA, April 2 – 5, 2018 at Woolman Hill Conference Center. Please register now to participate! The training is for organic certification staff, organic inspectors and representatives of worker organizations who would like to participate in implementing Food Justice Certification on farms and food businesses across North America

Holyoke, MA • April 7, 2018
9:15am to 4:15pm

Join the PVGrows Network to learn from local and regional efforts and craft strategies for action on the urgent and timely topics of immigration, food access, and land access through a series of speakers and discussions. Keynote speakers from Vermont's Migrant Justice will discuss their Milk with Dignity Campaign, which calls on corporations to take responsibility for the farmworker rights abuses in their supply chains. Workshops and discussions will focus on: approaches to supporting food system workers in the Pioneer Valley during this time of heightened stress and fear for foreign-born residents; food access, with an emphasis on community responses to the suspension of the Healthy Incentives Program and the threats to SNAP in the Farm Bill reauthorization process; and the challenges of land access for urban, rural, and immigrant farmers, recognizing the long history of enslavement and racial discrimination that created and maintain patterns of land and wealth ownership. Register today at:

Albuquerque, NM •
March 27, 2018 9:00am to March 30, 2018 5:00pm

The National Good Food Network (NGFN) was established by the Wallace Center a decade ago to bring all members of the value chain together to take healthy, fair, affordable and environmentally “green” food to scale, touching more lives in a positive way. In the last several years much of our effort has been supporting those businesses “in the middle” – food hubs – that connect the supply to the demand while maintaining a strong core of positive social and environmental values.

April 19, 2018
9:00am to 5:00pm

Summit includes a delicious breakfast and lunch, with other opportunities and surprises. Speakers at a recent Summit in New York City, in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, included diverse voices such as Tom Colicchio, Kimbal Musk, Sam Kass, Dan Barber, Ruth Reichl, John Boyd, Jr., and three dozen more. All panels are moderated by major media, with past participation including journalists from National Public Radio, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Vice, BuzzFeed, The Atlantic, Fast Company, National Geographic, and dozens more. Food Tank is a non-profit organization focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. We spotlight environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty and create networks of people, organizations, and content to push for food system change.

Cincinnati, OH •
April 26, 2018 9:00am to April 27, 2018 4:00pm

Save the date for the 9th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference coming to Cincinnati, Ohio, April 26-27, 2018! Hosted by the National Farm to School Network, this biennial event will convene more than 1,200 diverse stakeholders working to source local food for institutional cafeterias and foster a culture of food and agricultural literacy across America.

Burlington •
May 8, 2018 8:00am to October 26, 2018 2:00pm

Farmer Training Program – Plant Yourself in a New Field! If you are plotting your next move in sustainable farming, you are in luck! The University of Vermont Farmer Training Program is accepting applications for the 2018 season. The program will be filled on a rolling basis. Apply now to join an incredible group of students and amazing staff for six months of sustainable farming and food systems education.

New Haven •
June 28, 2018 8:00am to June 30, 2018 5:00pm

Working Theme: Women, Intersectionality and Food Systems

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, 155 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510 •
June 28, 2018 8:00am to June 30, 2018 5:00pm

What’s the key ingredient to healthy communities? Women leading food system change. Women make up one of the fastest growing segments of new farmers today and we come from a long and deep history and tradition of cultivating the soil. This fresh crop of women farmers today find innovative ways to champion local agriculture and foster greater collaboration and cooperation, all based on an intentional intersectionality: we are all connected. Collectively, women “connect the dots” and improve the health of our environment, stimulate the economy, build a greater sense of community, and nurture a more vibrant food system. What does our future hold? How can we support more women cultivating these connections? Come celebrate the historic roots and inspiring stories of women farmers today — and in the future.