01/30-02/02/14: Clean Economy Conference: Building Resilience Through Sustainable Practices
Join the Carbon Economy Series as they host their annual Clean Economy Conference. The conference will include sessions on sustainable farming, urban farming, community gardens, organic food, and more. Register here.
Where: Albuquerque, New Mexico
03/02-03/04/2014: 2014 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference
The National Anti-Hunger Conference draws anti-hunger and anti-poverty advocates; federal, state, and local government officials; child advocates; representatives of food banks and food rescue organizations; and nutrition and anti-obesity groups, for three days of training, networking and Capitol Hill advocacy. Registration can be found here.
Where: Washington, D.C.
03/26-03/28/2014: 2014 National Food Hub Conference: Building Capacity for Healthy Regional Food Systems
During the conference food hub managers and their staff, technical assistance providers, public agency staff, community organizations, funders and investors will meet for two and a half days for engaging presentations, trainings, networking, tours, technical assistance and peer-learning opportunities. Register here.
Where: Raleigh, North Carolina
04/15-04/18/2014: National Farm to Cafeteria Conference: Powering Up
The National Farm to Cafeteria Conference: Powering Up will convene a diverse group of stakeholders from across the farm to cafeteria movement working to source local food for institutional cafeterias and foster a culture of food and agricultural literacy across America. Cafeterias in schools, universities, prisons, hospitals and childcare centers serve more than 40 million Americans every day during the school year, placing the farm to cafeteria movement at the forefront of the fight to end obesity and strengthen local food systems. Join us in Austin for three days of inspiring field trips, workshops, speakers and networking. Learn more on the conference website here.
Where: Austin, Texas
04/24-04/26/2014: National Women in Ag. Association’s 4th Annual New Generation Symposium “Divine Intervention in Agriculture.”
Join the National Women in Ag. Association as they celebrate their 4th Annual New Generation Symposium at the Concourse Renaissance Hotel. Register here.
Where: Atlanta, Georgia
05/19/2014: Immigrant Day 2014
Join the California Immigrant Policy Center for the 18th annual Immigrant Day. More information can be found here.
Where: Sacramento, California
CFJC’s Monthly Public Policy Call
CFJC organizes monthly Public Policy Conference Calls, to come together over shared issues and efforts, lending to a coalition that is authentic and responsive to grassroots and local organizations shaping a sustainable food system in California.
When: 4th Wednesdays of the month 9-10 am.
Where: Conference call. To register please email Courtney at email@example.com
Who: Open to all
Where: United Roots, located at 2781 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
Saturdays. Phat Beets Produce’s Food N’ Justice Workshops
These are free, community based workshops and are based on a peer-to-peer popular education model.
When: Saturdays, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: 942 Stanford st @ Lowell St
Who: Community Healers, Storytellers, Urban Farmers/Herdspeople, Nutritionists, Activists, Facilitators, Artists, and Canners/Fermentors to present at the North Oakland Farmers’ Market Food N’ Justice Series
Want to Get Involved? If you are interested in presenting a workshop please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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