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2021 Conference - Crisis and Resilience: Farmers Building a New Food Future

Future Harvest's annual winter conference is going online - which means attendees will be able to view every single session! Save the date: January 14 - 16, 2021. Registration will open in late October 2020. Visit our CONFERENCE PAGE for updates on registration, the program, scholarship opportunities, the photo contest, farmer awards and more.

We’ll have some new, unique experiences for attendees:

  • Two keynote addresses
  • Interactive Farmer Awards 
  • Breakout sessions to allow deeper dives into topics with your peers
  • Customizable attendee profiles to help you meet attendees who share your interests
  • A Virtual Exhibit Hall where you can interact with vendors
  • Recorded sessions for later viewing
  • Prizes for early registrations

Plus, we'll have the same great learning opportunities and events we have every year:

  • Expert-led, in-depth farming and food pre-conference intensives
  • Two packed conference days for advanced and beginning farmers, foodpreneurs, and educators
  • Farmer-to-Farmer Roundtables
  • More than 20 sessions and workshops organized by track
  • One-on-one business, marketing, and food saety training
  • Annual membership meeting
  • Annual photo contest and farmer awards

2021 Keynote Speakers: 

TOPE FAJINGBESI 


Farmer, Author, Lecturer, Social Entrepreneur, and Accountant

Dodo FarmsUniversity of Maryland IAA

CHRIS NEWMAN
 

Farmer, Writer, Activist Sylvanaqua Farms

Schedule at a Glance:

Thursday, January 14th
8:00 am - 2:00 pm Virtual Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Pre-Conference Intensives
Friday, January 15th
8:00 am - 2:00 pm Virtual Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 - 9:15 am Opening Remarks
9:15 - 9:45 am Opening Keynote - Tope Fajingbesi
10:00 am - 11:00 am Session I
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Session II
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:45 pm -  2:45 pm Farmer-to-Farmer Rountables
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm One-on-One Sessions
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Farmer Awards & Interactive Dinner
Saturday, January 16th
8:00 am - 2:00 pm Virtual Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 am - 8:45 am Membership Meeting
9:00 am - 9:15 am Opening Remarks
9:15 am - 9:45 am Keynote Speaker - Chris Newman
10:00 am - 11:00 am Session III
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Session IV
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Membership Meeting
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm One-on-One Sessions

See examples of previous years’ conference programs, speakers, schedules, and feedback from attendees HERE.


For Sponsors and Exhibitors:

  • Increased logo visibility
  • Customizable profile page to include promotional materials, videos, links, and more
  • Tech support available to create your virtual exhibitor booth
  • Opportunity to sponsor tracks, special sessions, pre-conference workshops, lunch, and networking events
  • Complimentary registrations
  • Shoutouts on social media and more!
  • CLICK HERE to reserve a virtual booth, become a sponsor, or purchase an ad in the Digital Program Book


 

Date and Time: 
Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:00am to Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location: 
ONLINE!