Upcoming Events


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

Edible Education 101 - the Basics of Teaching Gardening and Cooking

This free Edible Schoolyard NYC workshop will teach educators how to incorporate gardening and cooking instruction into their curriculum. More details.

When: November 8, 2016 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Where: Public School 216, 350 Avenue X, Brooklyn, NYC, New York 11223

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

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

School Food Focus 2016 National Gathering

The School Food Focus National Gathering will convene over 250 school food leaders, institutional purchasers, government allies, industry changemakers and food system thought leaders. Attendees will share innovative procurement strategies, connect with supply chain leaders and discuss ways to strengthen the school food movement. More details.


When: December 6, 2016 9:00AM - December 8, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Chateau Elan Winery and Resort, 100 Rue Charlemagne Dr, Braselton, Georgia 30517