You are here


Watch the session featuring pioneer farmers/researchers/activists from EcoFarm 2017 - Will Allen & Bill Olkowski Bill Olkowski has more than 60 years experience in the practical application of biological control and Integrated Pest Management. He was a scientist at the UC Division of Biological Control, started the first recycling center in the U.S., co-founded the Integral Urban House, wrote numerous books including The Integral Urban House and Common Sense Pest Control, co-founded the Bio Integral Resource Center (BIRC) and the Farallones Institute, and was IPM...Read more
This event has been postponed. But the Cinco de Mayo Festival in Capay Valley with Farm Fresh To You & Capay Organic is on, May 6th! With camping! Check it out .Read more
EcoFarm Workshop Recordings available for streaming or downloading! EcoFarm's audio recordings are a treasure trove of education, enabling you to audibly attend EcoFarm all year long! $70 – Listen to 60+ workshop recordings from EcoFarm 2017 plus 50+ recordings from EcoFarm 2016. Browse the list of available recordings Note: If you pre-purchased the 2017 EcoFarm Recordings you should have already received an email with download instructions. Or you can log in to the audio library here .Read more
This year's keynote speakers were absolute luminaries, each with unique offerings of knowledge and insight to help us move forward in our work to grow a healthy, sustainable world. If you couldn't attend EcoFarm 2017, you can now watch and learn from Rowen White, Matthew Dillon, Malik Yakini, Paul Stamets, and this year's crop of Successful Organic Farmers, on video. For more videos visit EcoFarm's YouTube channelRead more
The annual Awards Ceremony is a special feature of the EcoFarm Conference. This year the Advocate of Social Justice Award or "Justie," was awarded to Rosalinda Guillen. T he Steward of Sustainable Agriculture Award, also known as the “Sustie," was awarded to Rich and Evelyne Rominger, Harriet Behar, and the Dick Peixoto Family. Rosalinda Guillen Bellingham, WA Photo credit: Anne Hamersky Media Rosalinda Guillen is a Mexican-American born in Texas, raised for a time in Mexico, who now lives in the state of Washington and works internationally to obtain opportunities...Read more
Raise your commemorative glass and join us at an EcoFarm classic! Savor the tastes of organic wines and ciders from a variety of notable producers. Take the time to sip the best, network with your industry companions and make new wine and cider-loving friends! Thursday, Jan 26 5:00-7:00pm Merrill Hall $25 Early Bird/ $30 at conference Featuring: Frog's Leap Winery Raymond Vineyards & DeLoach Estate Grgich Hills Estate La Rocca Vineyards Chance Creek Vineyards Preston of Dry Creek Heller Estate Vineyards Tilted Shed Deerfield Ranch Robert Sinskey Vineyards Frey...Read more
This year's conference menu is inspired by cuisine that spans the globe - integrating some very traditional foods in honor of our conference theme, Cultivating Diversity. Each meal is designed by Asilomar’s new executive chef Greg Lepesh, in partnership with EcoFarm's food procurement coordinator Codi Hale, and made up almost entirely of organic ingredients donated by our community of sponsors, donors, and growers. Join us! Meal tickets may be be purchased at onsite registration at Surf & Sand, Asilomar Conference Grounds, if they have not yet sold out. Wednesday...Read more
Selected EcoFarm workshops have been approved for Continuing Education credits (CEUs) for Pest Control Advisors and Crop Advisors. Check out the listing of eligible workshops! To receive your credit, make sure to check in with the workshop moderator before and after the session to fill out the necessary paperwork. A master list detailing credit types and amount of credit units per workshop will be available at Registration in Surf & Sand. Workshops approved for
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the Department for Pesticide Regulations (DPR) Thursday, Session A...Read more
EcoFarm has heard from folks questioning the legitamacy of Driscoll's sponsorship of the EcoFarm Conference. We hope this addresses some of the questions people may have about Driscoll's sponsorship of the EcoFarm Conference. Driscoll’s has been a major financial supporter of the EcoFarm Conference for many years, helping to make the important annual gathering a reality. Neither Driscoll’s nor any other corporate sponsor sways or manipulates the agenda of the EcoFarm Conference. EcoFarm has never allowed a sponsor to adversely affect the agenda. In fact, EcoFarm has...Read more
The 37th annual EcoFarm Conference promises an amazing line up of 140+ speakers from a diverse spectrum of ecological food and farming. Check out the speaker affiliated organizations to be represented in the full conference schedule and register ! Abundant Harvest Organics Abundant Table Acta Non Verba Youth Urban Farm Project Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of California Berkeley Food Institute Bi-Rite Market Bitty Foods BluDog Consulting Bourque Communications CalCAN California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) California FarmLink California Food...Read more