Why 21st Century Children Need Nature
Green Schoolyards America and the Presidio Trust host a talk by Professor David Sobel on the importance of giving children opportunities to play in nature. More details.
It Takes a Region Conference
The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group's annual It Takes a Region Conference brings together farm and food systems practitioners across the 12-state Northeast region to learn, debate, collaborate, and innovate solutions to critical food systems issues. More details.
The Change Food Fest
The Change Food Fest “Growing the Good Food Movement” will explore and celebrate change happening in the food system. The conference will highlight solutions that have the potential to bring about a sustainable food system. More details.
2016 Food Tank Summit - Chicago, IL
This one-day event will feature more than 40 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials, and students will come together for interactive panels. More details.
Intensive Leadership and Facilitator Training (ILFT): A Dismantling Racism Through the Food System Training
As part of the Growing Power conference, the Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative hosts this pre-conference training to support activists in facilitating anti-racist food justice in their programs and communities. More details.
2016 Mississippi Farm to Cafeteria Conference
Join practitioners from across the state of Mississippi for the 2016 Mississippi Farm to Cafeteria. More details.
Growing Power Conference
The Growing Power Conference will help attendees learn how they can grow food year-round, no matter what the climate, and how they can build markets for small farms. More details.
Three Perspectives on Food: A Conversation between Will Allen, Ron Finley, and Alice Waters
Alice Waters, Will Allen, and Ron Finley share their thoughts on how food can be a tool for promoting social justice. The event takes place as part of the Growing Power Conference. More details.
School Food Support Initiative
The Life Time Foundation, Chef Ann Foundation, and Whole Kids Foundation are partnering to help school districts improve their school food program. The seven school districts selected to participate in the School Food Support Initiative will take part in an intensive workshop led by school food experts and receive an on-site assessment of their current operations as well as strategic planning consultations. Applications are due November 30. More details.