2023 Ohio Black Farming Conference
Friday, September 29, 2023 through Saturday, September 30, 2023
The 2023 Black Farming Conference, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29-30, is hosted by the BIPOC Farming Network in partnership with the National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center and Central State University Extension. All activities are FREE to attend, however there is limited seating and registration is required.
The event will kick-off with a Keynote Dinner on Friday, September 29 at the National Afro-American Museum, 1350 Brush Row Rd, Wilberforce, Ohio, at 6:00 p.m. featuring Timothy Lewis, Founding Partner, of Rid-All Green Partnership in Cleveland. SEATING IS LIMITED. You must RSVP by Wednesday, September 20.
On Saturday, September 30, a Farm Fair, with vendors, exhibits, food trucks, demonstrations, and other fun activities will be held at the National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center located at Central State University and other sites on the campus. The event is open to the public, no-registration required. However, there is limited spots for workshops and skillshares. Complete details are available below.
Prior to the conference, you will receive confirmation of your seating for the dinner and enrollment for skillshares and workshops that require registration.
Any underserved farmer attending the Black Farming Conference is strongly encouraged to sign up for the 2501 Program, which provides professional development stipend through CSU. The stipend is paid after attending the event with the intention of covering costs to participate, such as lodging and travel.
Click the link below to learn more and register.
1350 Brush Row Rd
Wilberforce, OH 45384
Central State University Extension
OEFFA: (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022
Fax: (614) 421-2011