At the New Society Publishers booth at the Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair, demonstrating how to string weave tomatoes.
Photo Ingrid Witvoet/New Society

Events List Updated 3/27/20

I have no firm bookings at this point. meanwhile, I’m adding a page for Podcasts and Videos, so do check that out!



Mother Earth News Fair, Nashville, TN

Wilson County Expo Center
945 E Baddour Pkwy
Lebanon, TN 37087


July 17-18, 2020

Mother Earth News Fair in Virginia

Mother Earth News Fair Polyface Farms, Virginia

I have applied.

Below are some interesting-sounding events in the fall. I might be at some of them if things work out well.


September 4-5, 2020

Organic Growers School Harvest Conference,

Warren Wilson College, Swananoa,NC

Contact Sera Deva [email protected]

Harvest Conference

A small selection of 1-day workshops or Four 2-day workshops.

————————————————-was October 17-19, 2019

Only every few years. Probably not in 2020


Women, Food and Ag Network                                  Women in Sustainable Ag Conference

Every few years, a regional women’s network takes the lead in planning a national conference for women in sustainable agriculture (WISA). More than 400 people from across the U.S. attend, including a few dozen men. The speakers are women, the food is organic, and the atmosphere is energetic! Participants spend two days learning and sharing information about their communities, farms, and projects.

Intercontinental Saint Paul Riverfront, St Paul, Minnesota


West Virginia Women in Agriculture Conference October 23-24, 2020

WV Women in Ag

Annie’s Project

The Resort at Glade Springs, Daniels, West Virginia

More information, including a schedule of speakers, will be available in summer 2020


October 24-26ish 2020??

Where Women Gather, A Celebration of Women in Ag

Where Women Gather

In 2019 the conference was at the Omni Hotel 155 Temple Street New Haven, CT. 06510

An international event. Contact Michelle L. Bicking at [email protected]


Friday, Nov. 6 – Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020                  Carolina Farm Stewardship Association                 CFSA Sustainable Agriculture Conference

2019 Sustainable Agriculture Conference banner

Durham, North Carolina

Everything Package From Fri. 4 p.m. to Sun. 12:30 p.m.

Deadline for sending workshop proposals is about June 7


December 2020 (6-8, 2019 dates)                       Tennessee Local Food Summit

Near Nashville, TN

Sponsored by Barefoot Farmer, LLC Jeff Poppen


Other December Possibilities

Dec 10-12ish, Acres USA, Minneaplois;

Community Food Systems, Savannah, GA;

Professional Ag Workers, AL



January 2021

Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

Not happening in 2021