About the Conference

Virginia Cooperative Extension, in partnership with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service,  Virginia Food System Council, Blue Ridge Community College, Agua Fund, Virginia SARE, Virginia Foundation for Agricultural Innovation and Rural Sustainability (VA FAIRS), Virginia Division of Energy, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services,  and community partners, presents the Virginia Farm to Table Conference December 5 – 6, 2018 at Blue Ridge Community College’s Plecker Workforce Development Center, Weyers Cave, VA. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Nourishing Farming, Community, and Hope.’

The conference will feature engaging and inspirational speakers with broad experience and knowledge of food, farming and pressing environmental issues including Dr. Mike Rosmann, Reverend Dr. Heber Brown III, Dr. David Montgomery, Anne Bikle, Dr. Beth Gugino. Dr. Elsa Sanchez, Patryk Battle, Mark Dempsey, C.J. Isbell, and many other Virginia practitioners.

We hope you plan to attend to nourish farms, communities and hope as you learn and network with other practitioners and advocates from throughout Virginia!

To register online, please visit https://tinyurl.com/VAFT2018

The early bird registration rate for the two-day conference is $90 until November 30, 2018, or $45 per day if you cannot attend both days.

On December 1, the registration rate will be $130 to attend both days or $65 to attend one day. Walk-ins are welcome!

View the current schedule of sessions and events here:

We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 Virginia Farm to Table conference!