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2022 Conference

To prioritize the health, safety , and resilience of our agricultural community, we're gathering together online for 2022. Don't miss this energizing winter gathering! Join us using your computer or smartphone for inspiration, lessons, and networking for the season ahead. Mark your calendars - you don't want to miss this event!



Sponsorship Opportunities:

With five standard levels of sponsorship, unique interactive opportunities, logo placement and more, you can choose the level of engagement that connects you to our attendees best! New for 2022:

  • Scrolling logo feature on virtual conference page
  • 20-second recorded messages from sponsors to be broadcast during gatherings and sesssions
  • Games in the virtual conference leading attendees to your website
  • Media toolkit shared with all sponsors for promoting the event and your participatoin through your network
  • Partner and Platinum logos prominently displayed on the opening page of recorded keynote session on our website and YouTube channel

 

 

Standard Sponsorship Levels:

  • Conference Partner $10,000
  • Platinum Sponosor $5,000
  • Gold Sponsor $2,500
  • Silver Sponsor $1,500
  • Bronze Sponsor $1,000



Program Highlights:

  • More than 20 sessions for advanced and beginning farmers, agtivists and educators
  • Live chats and networking inside the event
  • Facilitated farmer-to-farmer meetups
  • Engaging one-on-one opportunities with service providers, exhibitors, and business coaches
  • Recorded sessions for later viewing
  • Farmer of the Foodshed Awards
  • Interactive cooking demonstrations
  • Interactive photo contest
  • Bookstore with games and prizes
  • Annual membership meeting
     


Farmer of the Foodshed Awards: 



Photo Contest: 

  • Each year, we invite subissions of images depicting the beauty and diversity of small- to mid-scale farming in the Chesapeake region through our ametuer "Grow, Eat, Shoot! Photo Contest" 
  • Win a cash prize and/or full access to the 2022 conference
  • The winning photo graces the cover of our Conference Program too!
  • The theme for this years contest is: Together, We Can!
  • Contest opens November 1, 2021

Left to right: 2021 Grand Prize Winner: Holding on to Each Other by Erik Darm; 2021 Second Place: #BlackExcellence by Farmer Chippy (Richie Francis)