The Women Food & Agriculture Network is hosting their annual conference November 14-15th in Iowa.
2014 WFAN Annual Conference
Women Doing Democracy:
Join Women, Food and Agriculture Network for our 2014 annual conference, Women Doing Democracy: Building Grassroots Coalitions to Grow Healthy Food and Farming in Your Community. The conference will kick-off with registration at 10 a.m. Friday, November 14, and end Saturday, November 15 at 4 p.m.
Enjoy field tours, intensives, local food and a screening of Terra Firma on Friday.
On Saturday, listen to keynote speaker and New York City native Karen Washington of Black Urban Growers, speaking about Bridging the Urban-Rural Divide. After the keynote, choose which breakout sessions you’d like to attend. The conference will offer three concurrent options per session, on topics including air and water monitoring, coalition-building, livestock confinement activism, tenant-landlady relations, resources for female beginning farmers (including veterans), the new farm bill, food safety regulations, and more. Diane Rosenberg of Jefferson County Farmers and Neighbors, Fairfield, will speak on Relationships: A Cornerstone of Anti-CAFO Advocacy over lunch. More workshops after lunch, then close the conference with a community discussion and adjourn by 4 p.m.
Use the links above to view the agenda, register, exhibit, see our sponsors, and learn about scholarships and lodging options.