EVENTS

Nov

19

17th Annual Iowa Organic Conference

November 19 -20, 2017 | Iowa City, Iowa

​The Iowa State University Organic Agriculture Program's 17th Annual Organic Conference will be held on the Sunday the 19th and Monday the 20th of November 2017 in the Iowa Memorial Union at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

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Nov

28

MWFPA Food Products Convention

November 28 -30, 2017 | Rochester, Minn.

​The Midwest Food Products Association's Annual Convention brings together leaders in the food processing industry to discuss trends, view new technologies, share expertise, and network with professionals in different companies and disciplines.

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Nov

28

2017 Green Lands Blue Waters Conference

November 28 -29, 2017 | Madison, Wisc,

Now in its sixth year, the Green Lands Blue Waters Conference is a gathering place for agency, university and nonprofit staff, and farmers and other citizens who share an interest in conservation in the Mississippi River watershed and beyond.

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Nov

29

GAPs Online Course

November 29, 2017 | 12:00am - 12:00am | Online

This course is intended to improve your understanding of GAPs to guide assessment of risks and implementation of practices to reduce risks on fresh produce farms.

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Dec

01

Feast! Local Foods Marketplace 2017

December 01 -02, 2017 | Rochester, Minn.

The award-winning Feast! Local Foods Marketplace hosts over 100 exhibitors who show, sample and sell their artisan food products to wholesale buyers during the Friday tradeshow and to consumers during the Saturday festival.

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Dec

01

Beginning Farmer Retreat

December 01 -02, 2017 | Indianola, Iowa

This annual event brings beginning farmers together to network, plan and discuss ways to improve their farms while helping to build a sense of community among this fast-growing farming demographic.

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Dec

02

Cottage Food Producer Advanced Food Safety Training

December 02, 2017 | 9:00am | St. Cloud, Minn.

By attending this session, you will meet the training requirement to register as a Minnesota cottage food producer with annual sales over $5000 per year. You will learn how to produce, package and label a safe food product

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Dec

05

Acres U.S.A. Conference and Trade Show

December 05 -08, 2017 | Columbus, OH

The annual Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show sets the standard for innovation and learning. It is where you find farmers and consultants from every facet of eco-farming.

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Dec

05

Webinar: Organic Poultry and Outdoor Access

December 05, 2017 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Online

USDA Organic Regulation create new outdoor access requirements for poultry. This webinar will discuss the new requirements (once finalized), potential resource concerns and opportunities for conservation.

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Dec

07

Midwest CSA Conference

December 07 -08, 2017 | Wisconsin Dells, Wisc.

The conference will provide a forum for CSA farmers and advocates to come together for deliberative discussion and peer-to-peer learning.

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Dec

12

Growing Pennsylvania’s Organic Farms 2017 Conference

December 12 -13, 2017 | Harrisburg, PA

The GPOF Conference supports Northeast and Mid-Atlantic farmers by presenting information on the best organic farming practices currently available.

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Jan

06

MOFFGA Organic Intensives

January 06, 2018 | 8:30am - 5:00pm | East Lansing, Mich.

A full-day in-depth learning experience organized by the Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance.

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Jan

10

Illinois Specialty Crops, Agrotourism, and Organic Conference

January 10 -12, 2018 | Springfield, Ill.

The 2018 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism, and Organic Conference and Trade Show will be Jan. 10-12, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, Springfield, Illinois.

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Jan

26

OGRAIN Winter Workshop

January 26 -27, 2018 | Madison, Wisc.

Two packed days of all things organic grain, including beginning and advanced agronomics, marketing and financials, and equipment/machinery – presented by farmers, industry, and university experts.

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Jan

26

Emerging Farmers Conference

January 26 -28, 2018 | St. Paul, Minn.

The 13th annual Emerging Farmers Conference focuses primarily on the needs and interests of farmers of color and immigrant farmers.

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Jan

31

MOA Conference 2018

January 31 -02, 2018 | Independence, MO

Learn about organic, sustainable, and alternative agricultural crops and systems. This event is for farmers, gardeners, retailers, distributors, consumers, and more.

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Feb

14

Organic Seed Growers Conference

February 14 -17, 2018 | Corvallis, Oregon

The biennial Organic Seed Growers Conference is the largest organic seed event in the U.S. You’ll hear the latest in cutting-edge research and policy advocacy, and trade knowledge, techniques, and ideas with other seedheads from around the world.

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Feb

22

MOSES Organic Farming Conference

February 22 -24, 2018 | La Crosse, Wisc.

The MOSES Conference is the largest event in the U.S. about organic and sustainable farming, offering 66 workshops over 6 sessions, 11 all-day course, inspiring keynotes, and a resource-packed Exhibit Hall with over 170 vendors.

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