The Ecological Farming Association presents the annual EcoFarm Conference each January. As the oldest and largest ecological agricultural gathering in the West, the EcoFarm Conference offers more than 70 workshops featuring an array of educational and technical sessions for farmers, ranchers, distributors, retailers, activists, consumers, students, and educators, along with an exhibitor marketplace, live entertainment, discussion groups, mixers, delicious meals and libations.
The 35th annual EcoFarm Conference, Viva EcoFarm - 35 Years & Growing! will be held at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, California, January 21 - 24, 2015. Visit www.eco-farm.org/conference for all the details!
Hoes Down Harvest Festival
In the heart of breathtaking Capay Valley, immerse yourself in a festival of rural living, domestic arts, and local agriculture. Full Belly Farm, one of the first and most prolific organic farms in the country, hosts the Hoes Down Harvest Festival, which includes farm tours, traditional arts and crafts, farm-fresh food, folk music, dancing, hands-on workshops, and seminars, offering the public a special chance to enjoy rural life and deepen our understanding and connection to the local food system. Recognized by the National Geographic for its children’s area, this event is fun for adults and kids alike. Camping in the orchard is available for a whole-weekend experience. Full Belly Farm is located in Yolo County within two hours of San Francisco and Sacramento areas and benefits the Ecological Farming Association and a variety of sustainable agriculture and community organizations.
The 28th annual Hoes Down Harvest Festival will be held October 3 - 4, 2015 at Full Belly Farm, Guinda, CA. To learn more and to purchase tickets please visit www.hoesdown.org