women in sustainable agriculture conference, call for proposals

posted March 23, 2013

wfanlogo_circle1The 4th National Women in Sustainable Ag Conference: Cultivating Our Food, Farms and Future will be held November 6-8, 2013 in Des Moines, IA, hosted by the Women, Food & Agriculture Network.

Presentations are invited in the following tracks:

  • Cultivating our Food/Fiber (production-related topics);
  • Cultivating our Farms (management, human relations and farm transfer topics); and
  • Cultivating our Future (leadership, network development and policy topics).

We are looking for for proposals from farmers, educators, activists and agricultural professionals involved in sustainable agriculture. Women engaged developing healthy, locally based food systems are our target audience.

We anticipate offering a variety of learning opportunities including workshops, discussion panels, and round table sessions. Participatory formats are always encouraged.

Deadline for submissions is April 30, 2013. To submit a proposals go to http://www.wfan.org/2013_national_conf_proposal_form.html. For more information on the conference and submissions visit http://www.wfan.org/2013_National_Conference.html