Upcoming Events


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.

When: November 9, 2016 4:00PM - November 11, 2016 6:00PM PST
Where: The Presidio - Observation Post, 211 Lincoln Blvd., San Francisco, California 94129

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.


When: November 10, 2016 9:00AM - November 12, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Hartford Hilton, 315 Trumbull Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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.


When: November 11, 2016 9:00AM - November 13, 2016 12:00AM PST
Where: New York, New York

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.


When: November 16, 2016 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Where: University of Chicago: Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60611

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.

When: November 16, 2016 9:00AM - November 18, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Growing Power Warehouse, 13111 W. Silver Spring Drive, Butler, Wisconsin 53007

Community Grows Carnival

Community Grows hosts a night of arcade games, music, food, and raffle prizes. More details.

When: November 16, 2016 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Where: Joey the Cat Arcade, 3252 19th Street, San Francisco, California 94110

2016 Mississippi Farm to Cafeteria Conference

Join practitioners from across the state of Mississippi for the 2016 Mississippi Farm to Cafeteria. More details.

When: November 17, 2016 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Where: Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, 1150 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39216

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.

When: November 18, 2016 9:00AM - November 20, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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.

When: November 18, 2016 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Where: 13111 West Silver Spring Drive, Butler, Wisconsin 53007

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.


When: November 30, 2016 9:00AM - 4:00PM