Upcoming Events


2017-2018 Northeast Farm to School Institute

Apply to be part of a cohort of schools from New England and New York improving their farm to school programming. More details.

When: June 27, 2017 9:00AM - June 29, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Shelburne, Vermont

The Edible Schoolyard Intensive: Farm to School

Bring your school or district's team of farm to school stakeholders to the Edible Schoolyard Intensive to strengthen your holistic approach to edible education. Discover how to create and institutionalize programs that invest in student health, academic achievement, community wellbeing, and ecological sustainability by serving fresh, locally sourced school meals and experiential learning in the garden, kitchen, classroom, cafeteria, and/or farm. Our goal is to help schools and districts develop strong edible education programs rooted in shared values and standards of practice, responsive to the cultural, institutional, and funding realities of their own particular contexts. Applications are due March 5. More details.


When: July 9, 2017 9:00AM - July 11, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: The Edible Schoolyard Berkeley, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California 94703
Phone: 510-558-1335

National Children and Youth Garden Symposium

The National Children and Youth Garden Symposium brings together educators and community leaders to explore innovative curriculum, take field trips, and share expertise in connecting children to nature through gardening. More details.

When: July 12, 2017 8:00AM - July 15, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Portland, Oregon

Outdoor Classroom and Garden Program Management

Life Lab hosts a training for educators to learn effective practices for managing groups of students in outdoor classrooms. More details.

When: July 27, 2017 9:30AM - 3:30PM
Where: Life Lab Learning Garden, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064

NOFA Summer Conference

The Northeast Organic Farming Association hosts a conference to promote understanding of organic food and farming. More details.

When: August 11, 2017 9:00AM - August 13, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts

Closing the Hunger Gap 2017: From Charity to Solidarity

The Closing the Hunger Gap conference will bring together hunger relief organizations to explore ways to alleviate hunger and promote racial and economic equity. More details.

When: September 11, 2017 9:00AM - September 13, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, Tacoma, Washington

Encuentro Red Internacional de Huertos Escolares

This September, Laboratorios Para La Vida hosts the Encuentro Red Internacional de Huertos Escolares – the Gathering of the International Network of School Gardens. The event will take place in Montevideo, Uruguay, and is welcome to practitioners from private and public schools, civil society, academia, and more. More details.

When: September 20, 2017 9:00AM - September 22, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Montevideo

Community Food Systems Conference

The New Entry Sustainable Farming Project hosts a conference to explore the obstacles and opportunities to promoting food security, social justice, sustainable agriculture, and resilient local food systems. More details.

When: December 5, 2017 9:00AM - December 7, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts