Plate to Politics trains hundreds of women, expands to new states

Plate to Politics trains hundreds of women, expands to new states

In 2018, WFAN’s signature women’s leadership training program, Plate to Politics, has already provided skills-based political leadership training to over 250 women in food and agriculture from more than twenty states. Since its inception in 2011, the program has experienced continuous growth every year. This year Plate to Politics has executed 90-minute to 7-hour workshops… Continue Reading

Shanti Sellz Selected as 2018 Woman in Sustainable Agriculture

Shanti Sellz Selected as 2018 Woman in Sustainable Agriculture

Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN) is proud to announce Shanti Sellz as the recipient of the 2018 Woman in Sustainable Agriculture Award to recognize her work as a farmer and individual committed to building a food system in which everyone has access to healthy and affordable food. WFAN will honor Shanti at the 2018… Continue Reading

Pre-Conference Workshop: Transitioning Your Land

Pre-Conference Workshop: Transitioning Your Land

Women, Food and Agriculture Network is offering a pre-conference workshop, Transitioning Your Land, for women landowners November 1, 2018 at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center, 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines from 1-5 p.m. with an informal social discussion time following. Our annual conference is November 2 and 3rd at the Downtown Holiday… Continue Reading

Call for Submissions: Instagram Story Quilt

Call for Submissions: Instagram Story Quilt

Our individual stories are part of a much larger narrative, one that cannot be told without a network. Online social networks are extremely powerful for telling stories and maintaining relationships, but deep personal connections still usually have an in-person component. One of the many ways women lead the creation of an ecologically and socially just food system… Continue Reading

2018 WFAN Annual Conference Registration Open

2018 WFAN Annual Conference Registration Open

You are changing foodscapes. You’re growing food, preserving soil, running for office, advocating for change, and so much more every day. You’re not afraid to do things a little differently. You lead by example and you’re willing to move people to action with your own stories. It’s hard, often isolating, and so important. Every year… Continue Reading

2018 Annual Conference – Saturday

SATURDAY, NOV. 3 Registration opens 7 a.m. (Lobby), visit exhibitors (Top of the Tower). Coffee, tea and breakfast buffet 7 – 8:30 a.m. Keynote at 8:30 a.m. Innate Agrarian Artistry: Weaving Moments Into Movements by Aleya Fraser Aleya Fraser is a returning generation farmer from Baltimore, MD. She has been farming for the last 5 years on the… Continue Reading

2018 Annual Conference – Friday

FRIDAY, NOV. 2 Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. in the lobby (first floor next to hotel registration desk). Exhibitors may set up in the Top of the Tower at 11 a.m. Field tours and intensives will be offered on Friday, beginning at various times. They overlap, so choose only ONE. Field tours and intensives are… Continue Reading

2018 WFAN Annual Conference Agenda

Our 2018 conference will be based at the Holiday Inn Downtown, 1050 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314. Our room block is full.  Explore each day’s schedule by clicking on the buttons below. Keep checking back for updates!* * Agenda details subject to change. MISCELLANEOUS INFO WFAN merchandise and logo-wear will be for sale at… Continue Reading

2018 Conference Sponsorship Information

Click here to be taken to our secure online sponsor/exhibitor form, where you may pay online by credit card. Click here to view or download a PDF of the sponsorship packet, which you may mail with a check. Question on sponsorship or exhibiting? Email us at ash@wfan.org, or call Ash at 218-503-1137. Continue Reading

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