Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Early Bird Registration – Aug. 5-21


29th Annual CFSA Sustainable Agriculture Conference
November 10-12, 2014 in Greenville, SC


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 


Meals, Pre-conference intensives, tours and off-site learning will sell out.

The early bird flies away Aug. 21! 



Thank you to our 2014 Conference Sponsors!

The conference could not happen without your support!

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Check out this year’s amazing line-up of top speakers, workshops, and pre-conference intensives, tours and off-site learning!  

SAC 2014 Exhibitors

Thank you for your interest in being an exhibitor at the 29th Sustainable Agriculture Conference!This year, exhibitors have the option to choose from three high quality areas for their exhibitor booths. After choosing a general area, CFSA staff will assign a booth number to you (if you have specific requests regarding your booth let us know in the comments section of your registration). Pricing for this years exhibit booths is as follows:

$224 for a Non-Profit Booth

$324 for Business Booth

Don’t wait to register! After October 6th, booth prices incur a $50 late fee.

For a map of available exhibit areas:

Download: Exhibitors Map

Register online at: Exhibitors Registration Page

Or contact Leah Joyner, CFSA’s Education Coordinator Or by phone at 919-542-2402 For additional details please download: SAC 2014 Exhibitors Info

*Please note that exhibitor registration does not include conference workshops, meals, or lodging. Exhibitors will receive breakfast Tuesday and Wednesday. To purchase meal tickets, and register for workshops please register separately on our SAC Registration Page.

You may also want to visit the website of the Hotel for information about their meeting spaces:

Hyatt Regency

220 North Main Street,

Greenville, South Carolina, USA, 29601

Phone (864) 235 1234

Beginning Farmer & Rancher Scholarship

The William W. Dow Memorial Beginning Farmer and Rancher Scholarship is designed to give new and beginning farmers and ranchers a low-cost opportunity to participate in our Sustainable Agriculture Conference Nov. 10-12, 2014 in Greenville, SC.  Scholarships are competitive and both need and merit-based.  The value of this scholarship totals $250.

Donations to the fund are gratefully accepted.

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