Conferences related to food systems and/or community development.

This international colloquium is organized by the Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies, International institute of Social Studies, and Etxalde. 


Find out more about the colloquium here.

Event Date 4/24/2017
Event End Date 4/26/2017
Individual Price Free

The 35th National Pesticide Forum is convened by Beyond Pesticides, UMN Institute on the Environment, and the Organic Consumers Association. 


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Event Date 4/28/2017 12:00 pm ET
Event End Date 4/29/2017 10:30 pm ET
Individual Price Price varies; all rates include organic meals on Saturday and refreshments for Friday and Saturday

This event is hosted by the American Planning Association. APA members are planners, commissioners, public officials, educators, students, and engaged citizens who are committed to creating vital communities. 


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Event Date 5/6/2017
Event End Date 5/9/2017
Individual Price Price varies according to membership and registration date

Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming, the Food, Agroecology, Justice and Well-being Collective at Cornell, and Roots Rising Farm are pleased to announce the Finger Lakes “Farm to Plate Conference: Uniting to Create, Educate, and Celebrate a Sustainable and Equitable Local Food System.”


More information can be found here.

Event Date 5/11/2017 5:30 pm ET
Event End Date 5/13/2017 10:00 pm ET
Individual Price No entry fee; accepting donations

This conference is hosted by the Hudson Valley AgriBusiness, the VHCB Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program, Grow NYC, and the American Farmland Trust.


Check out the conference here.


Event Date 5/22/2017
Event End Date 5/24/2017
Individual Price Free