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Upcoming Events

August 27, 2014

Pollinator Conservation Short Course

Learn how to attract native pollinators to your farm, orchard, and gardens! This day-long SARE-funded Short Course will equip conservationists, land managers, farm educators, and agricultural professionals with the latest science-based approaches to increasing native pollinator populations for improved pollination and crop production. Participants will leave with the tools necessary to protect and manage habitat…  Read more

Start: August 27, 2014 9:00 am
End: August 27, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: University of Rhode Island East Farm
Address:
Kingston, RI, United States

September 3, 2014

Webinar: Agriculture and Climate Change: The Needs of Agriculture in a Warming Climate

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed…  Read more

Start: September 3, 2014 12:00 pm
End: September 3, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Webinar

September 10, 2014

Promoting Access to Farmland for New and Established Farmers

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed…  Read more

Start: September 10, 2014 12:00 pm
End: September 10, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Webinar

September 17, 2014

Buying Regional: State Procurement and Purchasing Policies

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed…  Read more

Start: September 17, 2014 12:00 pm
End: September 17, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Webinar

September 24, 2014

Goatkeeping Workshop

Hames & Axle Farm is offering a NCSC Goatkeeping workshop. Will cover basic housing, fencing, selection, feed, vets, breeding. Space is limited so sign up soon at Farm@hamesaxle.com!

Start: September 24, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 24, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Hames & Axle Farm
Phone: (978)827-1305
Address:
18 Kraetzer Road, Ashburnham, MA, 01430, United States

Policy Gaps and Needs in Meat, Poultry and Seafood Processing

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed…  Read more

Start: September 24, 2014 12:00 pm
End: September 24, 2014 1:00 pm

October 1, 2014

Food Safety: The Elephant on the Farm

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed…  Read more

Start: October 1, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 1, 2014 1:00 pm

October 3, 2014 – October 4, 2014

2014 Cornell Sheep & Goat Symposium

The 2014 Cornell Sheep & Goat Symposium (click for details) will be held on Friday and Saturday 3 and 4 October. The hands-on activities Friday will start with a tour of the Cornell Sheep Farm and explanation of ongoing research and management. The Saturday sessions will be in Morrison Hall on the Cornell Campus, Ithaca, NY.

Start: October 3, 2014 1:00 pm
End: October 4, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Cornell University

October 8, 2014

Promoting Innovation in Agriculture: Energy; Conservation; Research and Development

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed…  Read more

Start: October 8, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 8, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Webinar

October 15, 2014

Growing the Region’s Farm and Food Workforce

NESAWG continues its Wednesday webinar series focused on state and federal policies that could improve our region’s food system.  The webinars explore in greater detail the policies and policy options described in their report, New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System. To register for the webinar, click here and you will be routed…  Read more

Start: October 15, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 15, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Webinar

November 11, 2014 – November 12, 2014

2014 It Takes a Region Conference

The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group will host their 2014 “It Takes a Region” conference in Saratoga Springs this November. The conference will explore some of the tremendous advances made in region-sizing the food system to date, as well as new opportunities for collaboration.  Attendees will explore and address the work of farmers, food hubs,…  Read more

Start: November 11, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 12, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Saratoga Hilton
Address:
Saratoga Springs, NY, United States

December 12, 2014 – December 13, 2014

NEFU’s Fifth Annual Convention

2014 Convention Details  

Start: December 12, 2014
End: December 13, 2014
Venue: Holiday Inn by the Bay
Address:
88 Spring Street, Portland, ME, United States
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