Events


Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society Conference (NPSAS)

Thu January 25, 2018 - Sat January 27, 2018
Aberdeen, SD
https://www.npsas.org/event/2018-npsas-winter-conference/

Don’t miss this opportunity to support and connect with organic and sustainable ag growers and enthusiasts. We continue to see attendance grow each year and are expecting well over 600 farmers, ranchers and non-farm consumers to attend

OGRAIN Winter Conference

Fri January 26, 2018 - Sat January 27, 2018
Madison, WI
https://ograin.triforce.cals.wisc.edu/

In its third year, the 2018 OGRAIN Winter Conference is a 2-day event dedicated to educating farmers about the opportunities and practices of diversified organic grain production in the Upper Midwest. Between 150 and 200 new and experienced farmers will explore basic and advanced strategies for organic success. Transitioning tips, marketing suggestions, as well as grain seed, rotation, and management information will be presented by experienced organic farmers, researchers and industry experts.

Missouri Organic Conference

Wed January 31, 2018 - Fri February 2, 2018
Independence, MO
http://www.moaconference.org/

Presented by the Mid-America Organic Association.

Northern Indiana Grazing Conference

Fri February 2, 2018 - Sat February 3, 2018
Shipshewana, IN
http://lagrange-swcd.wixsite.com/lagrangeswcd/nigc

This event will be held at the Michiana Event Center and feature key note speakers, break-out sessions and round table discussions.  

Healthy Farms Conference

Fri February 9, 2018 - Sat February 10, 2018
Lincoln, NE
http://nebsusag.org/conference.shtml

The Healthy Farms Conference has been hosted by NSAS for over 40 years.  From Aurora to Grand Island and Nebraska City to Columbus, the conference has laid the framework for promoting sustainable agriculture and local foods in Nebraska and the Midwest. The Healthy Farms Conference features over 20 breakout sessions aimed at equipping farmers, aspiring farmers, foodies, and advocates to with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful.  The conference also features several keynote sessions meant to inspire and motivate people to action, and that what they are doing and why they are doing it makes a difference. 

OEFFA Annual Conference

Thu February 15, 2018 - Sat February 17, 2018
Dayton, OH
http://www.oeffa.org/event.php?ev=3467&cn=&start=32&m=

Save the date! The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association's 39th annual conference, A Taste for Change, will return to Dayton this winter! Ohio's largest sustainable food and farm conference features:
• Nearly 80 educational, inspiring workshops on sustainable farming, livestock, homesteading, gardening, and business on Friday and Saturday;
• A three day trade show with 90+ businesses, organizations, and government agencies offering food, books, equipment, products, information, and services;
• In-depth, full day Food and Farm School courses on Thursday;
• Engaging nationally-recognized keynote speakers;
• Made-from-scratch, local, organic meals;
• Thursday and Friday evening networking and receptions;
• Kids' conference, child care, and more!

MOSES Organic Farming Conference

Thu February 22, 2018 - Sat February 24, 2018
LaCrosse, WI
https://mosesorganic.org/conference/

The largest event in the U.S. about organic and sustainable farming, offering 65 workshops over 6 sessions, inspiring keynotes, engaging Roundtables, and a resource-packed Exhibit Hall with over 170 vendors.

OAK Conference

Fri March 2, 2018 - Sat March 3, 2018
Lexington, KY
https://www.oak-ky.org/events

Join Organic Association of Kentucky for its seventh annual conference on organic farming and living. Local and national speakers spotlight a variety of topics, including livestock and row crops, dairy, growing produce, finances, life on the farm, and the urban homestead.
This conference is expected to bring together more than 300 participants, including consumers, farmers, academics, government agencies, and businesses from Kentucky and beyond to continue the momentum in building a stronger and healthier food system.