2017 Local Food Feast and Keynote with Atina Diffley

Friday, Nov. 3, 2017
6:30-9:00 pm
Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center
Durham, NC

The Local Food Feast is a magical, mouthwatering meal, made with only the best in-season, sustainably grown ingredients supplied by local farms.  It is always one of the highlights of the Sustainable Ag. Conference.

Our keynote speaker, Atina Diffley is an organic farmer-educator, activist, and author of the 2013 Minnesota Book Award winner, Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works–a memoir based on Atina’s life running the Gardens of Eagan organic vegetable farm. Her advocacy has addressed the pressures of suburban development, and she successfully led a legal and citizen campaign against the notorious polluters, Koch Industries, to create an Organic Mitigation Plan for organic farms in Minnesota.

Her keynote is entitled, Protecting Nature and Creating Social Change. Join us for a conversation on agriculture and biological diversity that leads right to our plates, the land that feeds us, and opportunities to role model, educate, and lead as farmers, consumers, and food makers.


The Feast also features CFSA’s Awards for the CFSA Sustainable Farmer and Young Farmer of the Year!


Tickets – 

REMEMBER – If you buy the EVERYTHING CONFERENCE PASS, this amazing meal is included!

Members: $50
Non-members: $60



Tickets for non-conference goers ONLY –

Members: $60
Non-members: $70



The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association is a non-profit membership organization helping people in the Carolinas grow and eat local, organic food. We support sustainable farming that is good for consumers, good for farmers and farm workers, and good for the land.

Proceeds from the event support CFSA’s work to help sustainable family farms thrive in the Carolinas.

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