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Cornell Small Farms Program Online Beginning Farmer Courses
Cornell Small Farms Program Online Beginning Farmer Courses @ Online
Feb 27 – Apr 3 all-day
The Cornell Small Farms Program offers over twenty courses each year to help farmers improve their technical and business skills. Students connect with other farmers, work on farm plans, and gain practical tips without leaving their home. Course content can be accessed … Continue reading
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences Annual Conference
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences Annual Conference @ Grand Wyndham Pittsburgh Downtown
Mar 29 – Apr 1 all-day
Join us for the MANRRS 32nd Annual Career Fair and Training Conference .  2017 Conference Theme: “MANRRS: Sculpting Minds Nurturing Hearts and Creating Diverse Leaders” More Info Link: nesawg.org/events/minorities-agriculture-natural-resources-and-related-sciences-annual-conference
Just Food? Forum on Labor Across the Food System 8:00 am
Just Food? Forum on Labor Across the Food System
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
A collaboration of the Harvard Law School Food Law Society and Harvard Food Literacy Project. Co-sponsored by the Food Law and Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School Harvard Law School REGISTER NOW Early bird rates through March 1, 2017. This … Continue reading
Investing in Discovery: 2017 Food Tank Summit Boston 9:00 am
Investing in Discovery: 2017 Food Tank Summit Boston
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Food Tank, in partnership with the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, is excited to announce the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit. This one-day event will feature more than three dozen different speakers from the food … Continue reading
Nutritionally-Dense Orcharding with Master Orchardist Michael Phillips 9:00 am
Nutritionally-Dense Orcharding with Master Orchardist Michael Phillips
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come learn the nutritional side of holistic orcharding through the lens of healthy plant metabolism with Michael Phillips. Join us for this introduction to a whole-system based approach for producing nutritionally-dense fruits and berries by this nationally recognized guru of … Continue reading
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Local Foods Impact Conference 9:00 am
Local Foods Impact Conference
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm
Congressionally-authorized grant and loan programs to support local food systems have expanded in recent years. Quantifying and evaluating the impacts of these programs is critical. The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, in partnership with The George Washington University, will host a … Continue reading
THE FUTURE OF FOOD: Climate, Crops, and Consequences 5:00 pm
THE FUTURE OF FOOD: Climate, Crops, and Consequences
Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Future of Food: Climate, Crops, and Consequences Lecture Series, hosted by the Harvard University Center for the Environment, highlights the interactions between agriculture and climate and their consequences for health and stability in an ongoing series of discussions with speakers from … Continue reading
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2017 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge Webinar 4:00 pm
2017 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge Webinar
Apr 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for this kickoff to the 2017 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge! During this webinar, we’ll dig into the purpose and goals of the Challenge, get oriented to how it works, and hear from past participants about how this experience of daily … Continue reading
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2017 New England Farm to Institution Summit 8:30 am
2017 New England Farm to Institution Summit
Apr 5 @ 8:30 am – Apr 7 @ 3:30 pm
The 2017 New England Farm to Institution Summit will bring together more than 500 people who are leveraging the power of schools, colleges, hospitals and other institutions to transform our food system.  The program features a dynamic and inspiring array of sessions, speakers, activities, … Continue reading
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Venture Capital Investment for Food 6:00 pm
Venture Capital Investment for Food
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The top 25 U.S. food and beverage companies lost an equivalent of $18 billion in market share between 2009 and 2016. Venture capitalists are shelling out billions hoping to transform agriculture and scale food ventures that reduce waste and use … Continue reading
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The Future of Food and Nutrition Conference 4:30 pm
The Future of Food and Nutrition Conference
Apr 7 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm
The 10th annual multidisciplinary Future of Food and Nutrition Graduate Student Research Conference, hosted by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, will be held on the evening of April 7th (welcome reception, 4:30-6:00PM) and April 8th, 2017 (8:30AM-5:00PM, with … Continue reading
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ThinkFood Conference
ThinkFood Conference @ Kellogg Music Center at Bard College at Simon's Rock
Apr 8 all-day
Please join us for the fourth annual ThinkFOOD Conference hosted by the Center for Food Studies at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. This year’s theme is Equity and Inclusion in Food. Conference Call for Papers (deadline: February 1, 2017) Conference Program … Continue reading
The People’s Food Movement 1:30 pm
The People’s Food Movement @ Delavan Grider Community Center
Apr 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Shouldn’t good food access match the needs of the people? Organizations from across Buffalo are working together to host the People’s Food Movement, a free, public event to ensure that community needs drive food access and policy. Among food policy … Continue reading
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21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge
21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge
Apr 9 – Apr 29 all-day
Are you working for a food system that supports healthy food for all, sustainable farming and fishing, and thriving communities? The Food Solutions New England network believes that racism must be undone in order to achieve an equitable food system and that … Continue reading
21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge
21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge @ Online
Apr 9 – Apr 29 all-day
As part of a commitment to racial equity and food justice, the Food Solutions New England (FSNE) network is dedicated to normalizing conversations about race and racism. We believe it benefits us all to have greater collective capacity in our … Continue reading
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Democratizing our Energy System: Ensuring that equity is central to our clean energy transition 12:00 pm
Democratizing our Energy System: Ensuring that equity is central to our clean energy transition
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our current energy system, based largely on fossil fuels, primarily benefits those that have access to resources while placing the majority of the burden of its infrastructure on low-income communities and communities of color. As we transition to a clean … Continue reading
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Youth Political Organizing on Climate Justice 2:00 pm
Youth Political Organizing on Climate Justice
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
On April 13th, Northeast Brooklyn Housing Development Corporation FEEST youth program will be hosting a workshop about Political Organizing on Climate Justice. This workshop is tailored toward our participation in this year’s Peoples Climate March in Washington, D.C. As we are in … Continue reading
Advocacy Training Workshop 5:30 pm
Advocacy Training Workshop
Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Second Advocacy Training Workshop at The Food Bank The Food Bank is hosting another Advocacy Training Workshop Thurs., April 13, 2017  |  5:30 – 7:30 p.m.The Food Bank (97 N. Hatfield Rd., Hatfield, MA)Light dinner will be served The first … Continue reading
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Undoing Racism/Community Organizing Workshop for Youth and Adults Who Work with Youth
Undoing Racism/Community Organizing Workshop for Youth and Adults Who Work with Youth
Apr 19 – Apr 21 all-day
A WORKSHOP BY THE PEOPLE’S INSTITUTE FOR SURVIVAL AND BEYOND Come join us and explore what racism is, where it comes from, how it functions, why it persists and how it can be undone. The workshop emphasizes learning from history, … Continue reading
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Global Health and Innovation Conference
Global Health and Innovation Conference
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day
The Global Health & Innovation Conference (#GHIC) is the world’s leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries. This must-attend, thought-leading conference … Continue reading
Teach-in and Action with Cosecha Movement: Preparation for May 1 11:30 am
Teach-in and Action with Cosecha Movement: Preparation for May 1
Apr 22 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
(Español aquí) LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FIGHT FOR PERMANENT PROTECTION, DIGNITY, AND RESPECT FOR ALL UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS! 11:30-1:30: Teach-In on the National Day Without Immigrants, with leaders from the national immigrant movement, Cosecha1:45-3:45 (?): Action-Taking in downtown Northampton and in support of undocumented workers … Continue reading
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Land Access Innovations Training 8:00 am
Land Access Innovations Training
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm
Offered by National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) and the Vermont Land Trust (VLT)   About: The Vermont Land Trust (VLT) and National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) are teaming up to offer a free two-day intensive training on working farmland conservation and farmland access. … Continue reading
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Local Food for Campus Dining: Stats & Stories 1:00 pm
Local Food for Campus Dining: Stats & Stories @ Online
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join Farm to Institution New England (FINE) for Local Food for Campus Dining: Stats & Stories, a webinar on Thursday, April 27th from 1:00 to 2:15 pm ET featuring highlights from Campus Dining 101: A Benchmark Study on Farm to College in … Continue reading
“A Systems Exploration of Food Security in the Northeast” A Lecture with Dr. Kate Clancy Lecture 4:00 pm
“A Systems Exploration of Food Security in the Northeast” A Lecture with Dr. Kate Clancy Lecture
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dr. Kate Clancy, a senior scholar in food systems, will be speaking at SUNY New Paltz on April 27th from 4-6pm.  Clancy’s talk is entitled, “A Systems Exploration of Food Security in the Northeast.”  The event will be held in Lecture Center … Continue reading
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New England Meat Conference 9:00 am
New England Meat Conference
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm
The New England Meat Conference will feature 25+ educational sessions, live demos, an industry trade show, networking, and local food meals. You won’t want to miss the New England Meat Awards and The Meat Ball! Link: www.newenglandmeatconference.com/
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RootSkills In-Person Training
RootSkills In-Person Training
Apr 29 all-day
Join fellow nonprofit leaders, Grassroots Fund grantees, & passionate citizens on April 29, 2017 at the University of Southern Maine for the 2017 RootSkills Series Training: Building Resilient Communities.   We welcome you to learn, share, & work together to develop actionable, holistic strategies … Continue reading
TownGreen2025’s Cape Ann Sustainability Fair
TownGreen2025’s Cape Ann Sustainability Fair
Apr 29 all-day
O’MALEY INNOVATION MIDDLE SCHOOL, GLOUCESTER, MA ENERGY CONSERVATION. GREEN ENERGY SOLUTIONS, SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS. RECYCLING AND WASTE REDUCTION. THE CAPE ANN FARMERS’ MARKET. AND…MUSIC, FOOD, FUN, EDUCATION, AND MORE! TownGreen2025 presents the 2017 Cape Ann Sustainability Fair, Gloucester’s third sustainability fair … Continue reading
What White People Can Do About Racism 9:00 am
What White People Can Do About Racism
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
United States society is historically and presently structured by race. White people have a privileged position within that structure. Many white people understand this implicitly and are uncomfortable with the inherent unfairness, but do not know what to do about … Continue reading
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