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The region's premier farm and food gathering is celebrating 20 years! Join us for an extra special three days of deep-dive workshops, farm fresh meals, inspiring speakers, and farmer and foodpreneur learning and networking!

Featuring farming luminaries Forrest Pritchard and Ellen Polishuk, authors of Start Your Farm, and Karen Washington of Rise and Root Farm!

Interact during a full day of how-to farming and food intensives, redesigned this year for more in-depth, hands-on learning, including from Meredith Leigh, charcuterie expert!

Experience two conference days for advanced and beginning farmers, foodpreneurs, and educators

Enjoy delicious farm-to-table meals, this once-a-year networking opportunity, Farmer-to-Farmer Chats, Seed Swap, Tradeshow, the Foodshed Photo Contest, Taste of the Chesapeake local food fair, and the Farmer of the Foodshed Awards!

Read the request for proposals here!

Interested in sponsoring the conference or becoming an exhibitor? Learn more about sponsorship, exhibitor, and advertising opportunities HERE or contact Agatha Grimsley, Conference Manager, at

Left photograph by Niraj Ray. Center and right photographs by Edwin Remsberg.