Upcoming Events


School Garden Teacher Training, July Session

This training re-imagines educational institutions as resiliency hubs for the wider community. Build your team to learn about the fundamentals of designing a sustainable school — from facilities to curriculum — and the community organizing skills necessary to facilitate the process. More details.


When: July 11, 2016 9:00AM - July 15, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: 15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, California 95465

National Children and Youth Garden Symposium

Explore topics ranging from curriculum to program management to garden design and maintenance during three dynamic days of educational sessions, field trips, and expert keynote presentations. More details.


When: July 13, 2016 9:00AM - July 16, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Columbia, South Carolina

2016 Sustainable Agriculture Education Association National Conference

The SAEA champions innovative educational approaches for sustainable agriculture through the development, application, and research of teaching and learning practices. The goal of the conference is to connect educators, teachers, students, apprentices, staff, and administrators who focus on teaching and learning at the adult level. More details.


When: July 29, 2016 9:00AM - July 31, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064

Summer Institute: Using Gardens to Teach

The summer institute is designed to help educators integrate gardens into their teaching. The training covers topics in literacy, social studies, science, math, and nutrition, as well as builds knowledge about sustainable agriculture, food systems, social justice, and ecological gardening practices. More details.

When: August 23, 2016 9:00AM - August 25, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Poughkeepsie Farm Project, 51 Vassar Lane, Poughkeepsie, New York 12603

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016

Loving the Earth” is the main theme for Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016. This free, international event will have three main goals, inviting visitors to learn more about: how to be a farmer, how to be a co-producer and how to be a home-gardener. More details.


When: September 22, 2016 9:00AM - September 26, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Turin

Montana Farm to School Summit 2016: Sprouting Success

Attend a gathering of Montana farm to school professionals. More details.

When: September 22, 2016 9:00AM - September 23, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Montana State University, Bozeman, Bozeman, Montana

2016 Southeast Farm to School Conference

The Southeast Farm to School Conference is designed to provide school staff and community members the training and resources necessary to implement successful farm to school programs. More details.


When: September 23, 2016 9:00AM - September 24, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Greenville, South Carolina

Sixth International Conference on Food Studies

Founded in 2011, the International Conference on Food Studies provides a forum for research and practice-based discussions, in a time of growing public and research awareness of the relations among diet, health and social wellbeing. The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of: agricultural, environmental, nutritional, social, economic, and cultural perspectives on food. More details.


When: October 12, 2016 9:00AM - October 13, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94702

Growing Edible Education Symposium: Building the Movement

Farm to School Ventura County hosts the second annual Growing Edible Education Symposium. More details.

When: October 14, 2016 9:00AM - October 15, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Trinity Gardens, 909 N La Cumbre Rd, Santa Barbara, California 93110

6th Farm-Based Education Network National Gathering

Educators, farmers, nonprofit organization staff, parents, nutrition practitioners, policy makers, students, and more will come together to share skills and resources, build relationships, and celebrate the vibrant field of farm-based education. More details.

When: November 4, 2016 9:00AM - November 6, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Concord-Carlise High School, 500 Walden St, Concord, Massachusetts 01742