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You can now register online for the 37th annual EcoFarm Conference! Register by Dec 4th and save. Explore the conference schedule The 37th EcoFarm Conference will engage you in some of the most cutting edge topics. Featuring nearly 70 workshops, 4 pre-conference events, an exhibitor marketplace, annual seed swap, live entertainment, mixers, and delicious organic meals, EcoFarm will inspire and frame our shared mission to grow and shape a healthy, safe, and just food and farming system. EcoFarm...where producers, retailers, distributors, and...Read more
With January around the corner, we need your help now to secure attendance for at least 80 deserving scholars at the 37th annual EcoFarm Conference! Elspeth Tozier was a 2016 EcoFarm Scholarship recipient. W orking toward a healthier food culture for her community and through her farm, Elspeth helped implement a local food hub, Surprise Valley Grown, which has brought local veggies into school lunches and restaurants in Modoc County, California. She is also active in making herbal medicine from locally grown and wild harvested herbs. Elspeth especially values the...Read more
Have you noticed that it is now easier than ever to search and post jobs through EcoFarm ? Jobs are now posted directly on the EcoFarm website, where folks can view and search for opportunities that fit specific skills, interests, and locations. Jobs can be viewed at any more digging through old emails to find what you're looking for. EcoFarm still sends the latest jobs in a weekly email to those subscribed to our Sustainable Ag Jobs mailing list. We hope you're as excited as we are about this simple, convenient way to connect and find the people you're...Read more
We know EcoFarmers are a creative bunch – therefore we invite YOU to showcase your artwork at our first ever pop-up art show! Share your left brain with fellow conference attendees in a supportive communal space. Let’s cultivate diversity by opening our minds to various styles, mediums and expressions of art. We want to see what inspires you, what ignites you! To participate, apply h ere by Sunday, December 4, 2016.Read more
EcoFarm is pleased to announce the 37th annual EcoFarm Conference keynote speakers: Rowen White, Matthew Dillon, Malik Kenyatta Yakini, and Paul Stamets. Please help us welcome them to the stage this January 25 - 28, 2017! Rowen White & Matthew Dillon - Wednesday Opening Plenary Rowen White is a seed saver, farmer, educator, and author from the Mohawk community of Akwesasne and curates an extensive collection of rare northeast native seeds. Rowen has had a long standing relationship with Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) and educates the public on the importance of...Read more
EcoFarm is committed to fostering new leadership in ecological agriculture through our Scholarship and Work Trade Programs. We especially welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds doing transformative work in underrepresented communities. Scholarships In an effort to deepen the EcoFarm Scholarship, we have expanded this year's offerings. More info/Apply for a Scholarship. Para solicitar en Español haga clic aquí . Applications will be accepted until November 7, 2016. Work Trade Work Trade is an opportunity to attend the EcoFarm Conference at a reduced rate by...Read more
EcoFarm announces an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant team as it's next Executive Director. We seek a skilled, dynamic and passionate individual to lead our organization in it's next phase of growth and development, by building upon our successes, deepening our programs, and broadening our networks of collaboration. See the full job description at and help us spread the word!Read more
Get FARMY at the annual Hoes Down Harvest Celebration , October 1-2 at Full Belly Farm in the beautiful Capay Valley. There's nothing quite like the Hoes Down Harvest Festival, coming up the first Saturday of October. Put those hoes down, AKA relax, rejuvenate, and celebrate this harvest season with two fun-filled days of events for ALL ages, and a truly special opportunity to connect with rural life. Don't miss this year's seminars (on Sunday): Bus Tour for Beginning Farmers, Baking with Local Grains, and Cheesemaking with Erik Patterson from Cowgirl Creamery, in...Read more
Looking to communicate with the growing ecological farming movement? Consider advertising with EcoFarm. New and exciting advertising opportunities await in this year's conference publications! Due dates are quickly approaching. For rates and details, contact .Read more
EcoFarm is cultivating diversity at the 37th annual EcoFarm Conference by reaching out to scholar candidates in underrepresented communities and deepening our scholarship offerings. Join us by funding new EcoFarm scholars who are making a difference in our food system: A scholarship helped young farmer James Nakahara attend the EcoFarm Conference. He is now the integrated crops and livestock manager at Pie Ranch in Pescadero, CA, an education center for students and aspiring farmers of diverse urban, suburban, and rural backgrounds. James found EcoFarm valuable...Read more