Upcoming Events


Food Tank Summit

Food Tank hosts a summit in Boston, Massachusetts, bringing together leaders from across the food system. More details.

When: April 1, 2017 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Where: Boston, Massachusetts

Farm to Institution Summit 2017

The 2017 New England Farm to Institution Summit brings together local food advocates, food supply chain organizations, and representatives from institutional facilities to explore ways that procurement can affect change on the food system. More details.

When: April 5, 2017 9:00AM - April 7, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster, Massachusetts 01453
Public Tour

June 1, 2017 Edible Schoolyard Berkeley Public Tour

Monthly tours are typically offered during the first week of every month during the school year. Public tours begin promptly at 9:00 am, last about about two hours, and include garden and kitchen class observation and school lunch discussion. There is no fee for attending public tours, though all guests must register.

When: June 1, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Where: 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California 94703

The Edible Schoolyard Academy

The Edible Schoolyard Academy is designed to strengthen your program and build your leadership in the field. Over the course of five days, Academy participants will learn about curriculum integration and development, funding strategies, evaluation, volunteer management, class scheduling, rituals and routines of garden and kitchen classrooms, outreach strategies, and much more. We examine edible education through the critical lenses of social justice, equity, and inclusion; participants should expect to engage in conversations about how race, gender, power, and privilege show up in classrooms, particularly around issues of food. Applications are due March 5. More details.

When: June 25, 2017 9:00AM - June 29, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: The Edible Schoolyard Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94703

North American Agroforestry Conference

Join with agroforesty producers, researchers, and educators to explore the field of agroforesty, share knowledge, discuss emerging opportunities, and network with practitioners in the field. More details.

When: June 27, 2017 9:00AM - June 29, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Blacksburg, Virginia

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, Berkeley, California 94703

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

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

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