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Dayton, OH 

Thursday, February 15, 2018 through Saturday, February 17, 2018
9 a.m. Thursday- 5 p.m. Saturday


The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association's 39th annual conference, A Taste for Change, will return to Dayton this winter! Ohio's largest sustainable food and farm conference features:
• Nearly 80 educational, inspiring workshops on sustainable farming, livestock, homesteading, gardening, and business on Friday and Saturday;
• A three day trade show with 90+ businesses, organizations, and government agencies offering food, books, equipment, products, information, and services;
• In-depth, full day Food and Farm School classes on Thursday;
• Engaging nationally-recognized keynote speakers Jeff Moyer of the Rodale Institute and Stacy Malkan of U.S. Right to Know;
• Made-from-scratch, local, organic meals;
• Thursday and Friday evening networking and receptions;
• Kids' conference, child care, and more!

Online registration opens November 29 and runs through January 29. A Member Special discounted price is available through December 14. Other rates increase January 18, so register early to save!

Dayton Convention Center
22 E. 5th St.
Dayton, OH 45402

OEFFA / (614) 421-2022 /



Columbus, OH 

Sunday, February 25, 2018
February 25 - February 27


The Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts is currently planning our upcoming Annual Meeting, "FROM DUST TO DIAMONDS: Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present, Shaping the Future," which will take place on February 25-27 at the Columbus Renaissance Hotel. The excitement stems from the fact that This year's meeting is our 75th Celebration! So this meeting is going to be very special!

Columbus Renaissance Hotel
50 N 3rd Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Mindy Bankey / 614-784-1900 /



Cincinnati, OH 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 through Friday, April 27, 2018
Wednesday 4/25 - Friday 4/27


Save the date for the 9th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference coming to Cincinnati, Ohio, April 25-27, 2018! Hosted by the National Farm to School Network, this biennial event will convene more than 1,000 diverse stakeholders working to source local food for institutional cafeterias and foster a culture of food and agricultural literacy across America.

The term "farm to cafeteria" encompasses all efforts to bring healthy, locally sourced food, nutrition and agriculture education opportunities to institutional cafeteria settings. This includes but is not limited to public and private early care and education settings, K-12 schools, colleges/universities, hospitals and prisons. The conference is designed to appeal to beginners and veterans of the movement alike, and attendees will come from across the nation and Canada, and from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Mark your calendar now with these important conference dates:

Workshop and poster proposal deadline: Nov. 14, 2017
Notification of workshop/poster proposal selection: Dec. 15, 2017
Scholarship application period: Dec. 18, 2017 - Feb. 12, 2018
Early bird registration: Jan. 29 - March 9, 2018
Registration closes: April 9, 2018
Conference: April 25-27, 2018

Additional information coming soon. Sign up for their e-newsletter to receive the latest updates and important deadline alerts. Questions? Send them a note at conference@farmtoschool.org and someone from their team will be in touch as soon as possible.

To be announced
Cincinnati, OH

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Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
41 Croswell Rd.
Columbus OH 43214


OEFFA: (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022

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