1011, 2017

Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners National Conference

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From the hosts:

“Black Urban Growers (BUGs) and our partners are pleased to present the 7th Annual Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners (BUGS) Conference, convening urban and rural farmers, students, chefs, food product makers, herbalists, nutritionists, consumers, policy makers, educators, activists and organizations from across the country! Rooted and Rising: Black Southern Land Legacies of Resistance […]

2610, 2017

Native Plant Conference

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2017 Native Plant Conference – Celebrating the Astounding Biodiversity of the Southeast


Featuring: Pre-conference workshops (October 26), sales of books authored by presenters, plant sales, student poster session, field trips and a special evening dinner with entertainment.  Full schedule available at


Conference Honoree – Bill Finch

Registration ranges from $135-$185 and includes lunch on Friday and Saturday.  Field trips on […]

2509, 2017

2017 Carolina Meat Conference

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The Carolina Meat Conference, hosted by NC Choices, is a nationally-recognized event focused on bringing together independent meat producers, processors, James Beard award-winning chefs, scientists and field experts, industry buyers, and allied professionals for cutting edge exchange to promote success in niche meat markets. Hands-on workshops, whole animal butchery demos, and expert sessions combine for […]

2109, 2017

2017 Food & Farm Forum

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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.

This event is […]

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

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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

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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 […]