Conferences related to food systems and/or community development.

Conference[Food + Beverage] ColliderA Conference on Climate Risks & Opportunities

DateOctober 23, 2018 (culinary field trips offered October 22nd

Tickets: $149 

Climate Data HackathonDisruptions to Global Coffee Supply

Tickets: $12

Location: Asheville, NC



Conference Overview:


The food and beverage industry is uniquely susceptible to the impacts of a changing climate. [Food + Beverage] Collider convenes business leaders, specialty food companies, sustainability managers, and climate scientists to showcase how leading food and beverage companies identify and address climate risk, to discuss emerging climate adaptation strategies, and to help attendees forecast resilience game plans.



Conference Topics include:


-Using climate data for decision-making

-Understanding climate impacts at the producer level

-Emerging adaptation and resilience solutions

-Hackathon results: adaptation solutions for coffee production


More conference information and speaker lineup: 

Hackathon information:  



About The Collider:


The Collider is a nonprofit innovation center for climate companies creating data-driven solutions that enable humanity to adapt and thrive in a changing climate. Learn more at



For additional information contact Leah Quintal:  


Event Date 10/23/2018
Event End Date 10/23/2018
Individual Price $149

Conference Title: Regenerate: Nurture Diversity, Build Resilience

Location: Hotel Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico




For the first time ever, the Quivira CoalitionHolistic Management International, and the American Grassfed Association will collaborate to convene ranchers, farmers, environmentalists, land managers, students, teachers, and others for a three-day conference October 31 to November 2, 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to to explore ideas of regeneration.



More information and registration can be found at

Event Date 10/31/2018
Event End Date 11/2/2018
Individual Price Free



Millennium Harvest House Boulder

1345 28th Street

Boulder, CO 80302






The 7th annual NIFTI National Field School supports professional development and network building for Incubator Farm Project staff from across the country. The Field School is intended to provide interactive workshops, facilitated resource review sessions and regional networking and goal-setting opportunities. Farm tours and site visits of incubator farm projects and farmer training programs and initiatives in the Boulder/Denver area will be incorporated into the Field School experience. We will also have a reception at the Denver Botanic Gardens.

Register here
Event Date 11/5/2018 10:00 am ET
Event End Date 11/7/2018 7:00 pm ET
Individual Price Free

2018 Cornell Agribusiness Strategic Marketing Conference: Developing Your Brand and Marketing Strategies to Increase Sales


Date: November 7-8, 2018



Crowne Plaza
101 Olympic Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946


More information can be found here.

Event Date 11/7/2018
Event End Date 11/8/2018
Cut off date 10/31/2018
Individual Price Includes lunch on Nov. 7 and breakfast Nov. 8 with refreshment breaks during the conference
Real Organic Project Symposium
  • March 2 9AM - 5:30 PM
  • Dartmouth College, Filene Auditorium, Moore Psychology Building
  • 3 Maynard St, Hanover, NH 03755

Calling all farmers and eaters! Enjoy a day of TED-style talks from some of best organic farmers in the country! With the many challenges and opportunities facing organic farmers today, hear passionate speakers from across the fields of farming, policy, science, and activism offer their takeaways and ideas for action. The Real Organic Project is hosting a day-long symposium at Filene Auditorium at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH on March 2nd from 9 am to 5:00 pm. Speakers will include farmers Jean-Paul Courtens, Emily Oakley, Paul Muller of Full Belly Farm, Francis Thicke of Radiance Dairy, Dave Chapman, and many others. Our keynote speakers are Eliot Coleman and author Anne Biklé. Eliot will describe 50 years of organic farming at Four Seasons Farm and why real organic is important to all of us.  Anne will talk about the powerful connection between soil health and human health. Seventeen speakers will describe how they farm and why they are participating in the Real Organic Project.

Event Date 3/2/2019 9:00 am ET
Event End Date 3/2/2019 5:30 am ET
Individual Price $25.00