Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Spring 2013 Food & Farming Conferences

It's that time of the year when seed catalogs are devoured and less is happening on the farm (even in California). That's why it's such a great time for sustainable agriculture organizations to bring all of us advocates and organic matter lovers together for inspiring talks and keynote speakers.

From Saratoga Springs, NY to Pacific Grove, CA, organizations across the country engage local food advocates and sustainable agriculture communities during this time of year. So here it is, the spring roundup of conferences organized by date. If I've missed any, please post the date, name and web link to the conference below.

Spring 2013 Food & Farming Conferences: 

January 19 - 20: - Nevada County's Sustainable Food and Farming Conference, CA
Farmer Jane (Temra Costa) will present with keynotes Will Allen and Joel Salatin. http://www.foodandfarmconference.com/

January 23 - 26: Eco Farm's 33rd Annual Conference, Pacific Grove, CA

January 23 - 26: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SAWG), Little Rock, AR http://www.ssawg.org/january-2013-conference/

February 6 - 9: Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture's (PASA) 22nd Annual Conference, State College, PA

February 10 - 12: Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group's (SAWG) Regional Conference

February 21: California Climate & Agriculture Summit, Davis, CA

February 21 - 23: Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service's (MOSES) 24th Annual Conference, LaCrosse, WI

March 7 - 10: Natural Food Product Expo West, Anaheim, CA
Ok, not a true sustainable food and farming conference, but the natural food buyers all head here to check out the latest and greatest natural food and sustainable living trends.

March 10 - 12: California Small Farm Conference, Fresno, CA

April 29: Slow Money National Gathering, Boulder, CO