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Register NOW for Southern SAWG Annual Conference

We are excited to partner with Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SAWG) to promote their Annual Conference! ssawglogo3-color-small

For over 25 years the Southern SAWG Annual Conference has been providing the practical tools and solutions you need at our annual conference. It is the must-attend event for those serious about sustainable and organic farming and creating more vibrant community food systems!

The conference will be held January 25-28, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky.

The popular pre-conference events begin on Wednesday and include a great line-up of one-and-a-half day intensive short courses, Organic Agriculture Research Symposium (OARS), and then on Thursday, several exciting half-day field trips and mini courses. 

The general conference is held on Friday and Saturday. The general conference, with a wide variety of program offerings and 90 expert presenters, gives you the opportunity to learn vast amounts in a short two days! 

The general conference line-up includes 56 educational sessions, plus a state networking session for each of the 13 states in our region, and another 16 information exchange sessions where you get to exchange ideas and information with those who share your interests. 

Also included in the cost of the general conference registration are a trade show, research posters, and the Taste of Kentucky dinner.

Learn more about the conference and register here!

Georgia Organics Conference

Georgia Organics has teamed up with Florida Organic Growers (FOG) to host this powerful and educational conference and workshop to strengthen the good food movement in the South.

This year’s conference will focus on agriculture’s impact on the environment, and the myriad ways organic growers are essential to restoring natural resources in Georgia and all across the world. The two-day conference serves as one of the largest sustainable agriculture expos in the South and attracts famers, health advocates, gardeners, parents, DIYers, and everyone who cares about healthy foods, farms and families.

The conference features Food and Farm ToursIn-depth WorkshopsEducational Sessions, a Green Acres Expo, keynote speaker Ken Cook of the Environmental Working Group, and the legendary Farmers Feast, which features local, organically produced food prepared by a team of passionate and talented chefs.

For more information and to register, please click here. Become a FOG member today and receive a discount on the registration fee and workshop fee!

Interested in being a sponsor? Click here!

Interested in exhibiting? Click here!

5th Annual Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference

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The 5th Annual Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference promises to inform and inspire agricultural innovators.  Join us August 2-4 in Kissimmee, Florida for farm tours, a trade show, networking opportunities, live animal exhibits, hands-on workshops, and delicious locally-grown food! Don’t miss this chance to learn more about farming as well as alternative enterprises such as beekeeping, hydroponics, grass-fed beef and more.  You will have the opportunity to interact with other farmers and industry professionals and get all of your questions answered.  Early bird registration discount is available.  Register today at:http://www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/smallfarms/registration.html

Check out website at: http://www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/smallfarms/index.html