We hope to see you at one of these upcoming events! Our team and advisors will be at workshops, conferences, gatherings and more over the next 30 days in the following states:
- North Carolina
- New Hampshire
We would love to send you event invitations tailored to your region or state, but we might not have your correct address.
Events in October & November
Regenerative Earth Summit
Where: Boulder, CO
When: October 29 – 30, 2019
What: RES19 emphasizes organic and regenerative agricultural systems as the foundation of all agroforestry and agricultural supply. A unique convening of global leaders from across industry sectors, agriculture, academia, and civic service, RES19 is outcomes based, recognizing the collaborative capacity to influence and accelerate systemic change through market incentives, policy, and supply investment that maximize benefit to people and planet.
Connect with us: Agrarian Trust advisor Ted Bellinger will be in attendance. Learn more about Ted and his background in sustainable food systems and social entrepreneurship on our team page. (Register)
New Ways to Steward Faith-Owned Land
Where: Henderson, NC
When: November 4, 2019
What: Learn about FaithLands and the movement to connect and inspire faith communities to use their land in new ways that promote ecological and human health, local food systems, reparative justice, and stronger communities.
Connect with us: FaithLands is a coalition led and supported by Agrarian Trust. FaithLands NC Project Coordinator Josie Walker will host. (Register)
5th Annual Farmland Access & Transfer Conference
Where: Augusta, ME
When: November 18, 2019
What: Maine Farmland Trust & Land For Good present the 5th Annual Farmland Access and Transfer Conference. Last year’s conference drew 130+ farmers, policymakers, service providers, and advocates and featured storytelling, skill-building workshops, and thoughtful discussion on farmland access and transfer challenges and successes.
Connect with us: Ian McSweeney, Organizational Director of Agrarian Trust, will present on Creating the Local Agrarian Commons alongside Amy Manzelli of BCM Environmental and Land Law and Agrarian Trust’s NH Agrarian Commons attorney, and Jeremiah Vernon of Vernon Family Farm, who is also a NH Agrarian Commons Board Member. (More Info)
Actionable Responses to Climate Change
39th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures
Where: Great Barrington, MA
When: October 27, 2019
What: In our general concern about climate change, we have let ourselves fall into comfortable despair and hand wringing. The speakers for the 39th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures have not. They act with no regrets.
Connect with us: Agrarian Trust received foundational support from the Schumacher Center for New Economics and Greenhorns. Keynote speaker Sallie Calhoun is a founder and longtime supporter of Agrarian Trust and will be introduced by Severine von Tscharner Fleming, a founder of Agrarian Trust and director of Greenhorns. (Register)
Northeast U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance Annual Gathering
Where: Milford, NH
When: November 2 – 3, 2019
What: Two-day gathering to address food sovereignty issues impacting Indigenous people, black farmers, and migrant workers. Discussion to include strategic plans for the future of the NEFSA alliance.
Connect with us: Agrarian Trust is hosting the annual gathering and several members of the team will be present including Organizational Director Ian McSweeney and Agrarian Commons Outreach Coordinator Kimberly Rawson.
Food Solutions Forum
Where: Durham, NH
When: November 5, 2019
What: The food and ag sector, including farms to fisheries to organic startups, represents 93,000 jobs in New Hampshire and generates more than $187 million annually in the state. The Food Solutions Forum will connect farmers, fishermen, small business owners, and the public with presidential candidates as we discuss the challenges and opportunities facing food producers.
Connect with us: 10+ organizations including Agrarian Trust are involved in planning. More details to come! (More Info)
Rally 2019: The National Land Conservation Conference
Where: Raleigh, NC
When: October 17 – 19, 2019
What: 2,000 people from around the country who share your passion for conservation gathering to learn about diverse conservation topics.
Connection to us: Jean Willoughby, Organizational Development & Strategic Initiatives Director with Agrarian Trust, spoke on New Endeavors in Land Conservation.
Where: San Rafael, CA
When: October 18 – 20, 2019
What: Our civilizational crossroads reflects a crisis of consciousness. Everything’s going to change, and the only question is how. For our 30th conference, “Seeding the Field: Growing Transformative Solutions,” we’ve assembled a program reflecting decades of transformative solutions and trail-blazing pathways that this growing community has so brilliantly developed.
Connection to us: Severine von Tscharner Fleming, director of Greenhorns and a founder of Agrarian Trust, spoke on Transforming the Food System. In attendance were Agrarian Trust’s Kendra Johnson, who is working to advance Agrarian Commons in California, and Lucy Zwigard of Greenhorns.