Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Thanks for another amazing Conference!  We’ll see you next year in Durham, NC Nov. 6-8, 2015!

In the meantime, check out our awesome 2014 keynote by Mark Shepard!


DOWNLOAD the 2014 Sustainable Ag Conference Program (.pdf)

The Sustainable Agriculture Conference brings together those new to the movement and experienced veterans to network and collaborate.  There is no place like the Sustainable Agriculture Conference to learn from the experts about cutting-edge techniques and innovative programs and to connect with others who are just as passionate about rebuilding a healthy, local foodshed from seed to plate.

Check out these unparalleled opportunities to connect with sustainable ag farmers, non-profits, extension agents, higher ed. experts, exhibitors, activists and more:

  • 55 Workshops in 2 incredible days, including a First Time Conference Attendee Program and workshops to take seasoned veterans to the next level
  • 3 Pre-conference Tours take you to some of the Upstate’s most innovative farms and restaurants
  • 9 Hands-on Intensives and 2 Get-Your-Hands-Dirty Off-site Learning opportunities
  • 56 Table Exhibitor Hall
  • CFSA’s Annual Meeting
  • Regional and Topical Meetings
  • Meeting Space you can reserve for your meetings, plus nice, long breaks for connecting and networking
  • Speed Networking and Topic-based networking tables at lunches
  • Literature Table and Message Board
  • Seed Exchange 


Registration is now closed.  


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Check out the 2014 line-up of top speakers, workshops, and pre-conference intensives, tours and off-site learning!  

Workshop Proposals

Now Accepting Workshop Proposals for the 2015 Sustainable Ag Conference

CFSA’s 30th Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference  will be held November 6-8, 2015 at the Sheraton Imperial in Durham, NC.  CFSA seeks talented farmers, educators, activists, chefs, and sustainable agriculture experts to submit a workshop proposals to present at the Sustainable Agriculture Conference.

Submissions will be considered on a rolling basis, and cannot be considered for the 2015 conference after June 5, 2015.

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