Upcoming Events

Nebraska Farm to School Workshops

Feb 6 2016 to Apr 9 2016

The Center for Rural Affairs is partnering with University of Nebraska Extension to bring FREE farm to school focused trainings to Nebraska’s school food service staff + fruit and vegetable growers.

2016 Growing Farmers Workshops

Feb 13 2016 to May 7 2016

If you’re Latino and dream of starting your own farm or ranch business, the Center’s workshops and farm tours are for you! Our Latino Beginning Farmer and Rancher workshops and farm tours will help you learn both the business and the production sides you need to start a market farm business.

Iowa Learning Farm Leadership Circle

Feb 16 2016

Iowa Learning Farm is hosting a Leadership Circle for men and women landowners and tenants in Ames from 10 am to 2 pm at Iowa State University Alumni Center.

Postharvest Handling and On-Farm Food Safety Workshop

Mar 5 2016

Learn about aligning produce food safety to your buyers’ demands; human health and hygiene; harvest, postharvest and transportation policies and practice at this workshop coming to Lincoln, Nebraska.

Women Caring for the Land Workshops

Mar 15 2016 to Mar 17 2016

Join our 1-day workshops to support women who own or manage farmland or ranchland interested in discussing and learning more about conservation practices!

8th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference

Jun 2 2016 to Jun 4 2016

You are invited to Madison, Wisconsin, on June 2-4, 2016 for the 8th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference. Join others passionate about sourcing local food for institutional cafeterias and fostering a culture of food and agriculture literacy across America.