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2109, 2017

2017 Food & Farm Forum

By |September 21st, 2017|Events, Food & Farm Forum, Resources|0 Comments

 

The 2017 Food & Farm Forum will take place Friday and Saturday December 8-9 at Camp McDowell in Nauvoo, AL.  The event will start Friday morning and conclude Saturday evening, so participants traveling from farther parts of the state are encouraged to arrive Thursday evening and depart Sunday morning.

We’ll be posting more information here in […]

1709, 2017

Florida Organic Food & Farming Summit

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Hosted by Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers’ (FOG):

The Summit kicks off on Sunday September 17 with organic food and farm tours and on-farm workshops in and around Gainesville. Following the farm tours, FOG will be hosting a mixer at the opening of the trade show from 6 to 8 pm at the Hilton UF […]

1703, 2017

Alabama Water Rally

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Join the Alabama Rivers Alliance as they celebrate 20 YEARS, at their annual Alabama Water Rally, at beautiful Camp McDowell!  From intro classes for those new to the movement to high-level strategic sessions diving into the issues and challenges we face every day, Alabama Water Rally is the perfect weekend for river defenders from across […]

1702, 2017

National Goat Conference

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Hosted at Tuskegee University in conjunction with the 125th Annual Farmers Conference.

From the National Goat Conference website:

Who Should Attend this Conference? Producers (beginners and advanced), students, agricultural professionals, supportive organizations and other interested parties.

Conference Topics: Herd health management, nutrition and pasture management, reproduction , biotechnology & marketing and processing and genetics and breeding.

More information here.

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1702, 2017

Georgia Organics Conference

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The Annual Georgia Organics Conference and Expo is one of the largest of its kind in the Southeast, and 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Georgia Organics!

More than 1,000+ Conference attendees connect with like-minded peers, tour farms, cultivate new skills, and discover more than 70 partners’ exhibit booths with innovative food-and agriculture-related information that will […]

1502, 2017

125th Annual Farmers Conference

By |February 15th, 2017||Comments Off on 125th Annual Farmers Conference

The Farmers Conference at Tuskegee University is often cited as the oldest event of its type in the nation. The first Farmers Conference, originally called the “Peoples Conference” was hosted on this historic campus on February 23, 1892. This conference exists today as a two-day educational forum that features tours, panel discussions, interactive demonstrations and […]

2701, 2017

2017 Sustainability Summit

By |January 27th, 2017||Comments Off on 2017 Sustainability Summit

Hosted by the Green Coast Council:

The Green Coast Council is a forum for business and industry leaders who practice and promote environmental sustainability principles. Through meetings, conferences and actions, the Council provides positive environmental leadership throughout coastal Alabama. The Green Coast Council (GCC) is an initiative of the Alabama Coastal Foundation, Inc. which has the mission to improve and […]

2501, 2017

Southern SAWG “Practical Tools & Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms” Conference

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For 25 years, the Southern SAWG annual conference has been providing the practical tools and solutions you need. The program is tailored for those producing organic and sustainable food on a commercial scale and for those in our region working to improve local food systems. The conference consists of two full days of pre-conference activities starting […]

412, 2016

74th Annual Professional Agricultural Workers Conference (PAWC)

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Theme:”Cultivating a Culture of Success Through Innovation in Agriculture, Forestry, Natural Resources ”
SPECIAL TOPICS

Veterans in Agriculture
Biotechnology & Climate Change
Healthy Innovations: Trends in Nutrition & Wellness
Small Farmers: Race Place & Social Justice
Innovations in Animal Science Outreach & Research Programs
Mother Nature: Strategies for Protecting & Sustaining the Environment
New Money: Young […]

212, 2016

Tennessee Local Food Conference

By |December 2nd, 2016||Comments Off on Tennessee Local Food Conference

From event website:

Middle Tennessee farmland once fed Nashville, and it will again. As a peak year-end event fostering this change, the Tennessee Local Food Summit is December 2-4, 2016 and will be held at Tennessee State University‘s downtown Avon Williams Campus.

Sponsored by Barefoot Farmer, LLC and TSU, it will feature Nashville’s best chefs offering delicious, locally […]