Cultivating Our Food, Farms and Future:

4th National Conference for

Women in Sustainable Agriculture

Nov. 6 - 8, 2013 • Des Moines, IA


Registration now open!

This year marks the first time this biannual conference has been held in the Midwest, and we're hoping that will encourage women from all over the U.S. to attend.


WFAN is your host organization, with strong participation from partners including the Vermont and Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Networks, MOSES Rural Women's Project, Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, NRCS and more.


Learning, networking, arts and food, and the company of 350 women just as passionate about healthy food and farming as you are. You won't want to miss it!


~ The 2013 Conference Planning Team


Main conference website, with info on our keynote speakers: Danielle Nierenberg of Food Tank, Kari Hamerschlag of Environmental Working Group, and Pakou Hang of the Hmong American Farmers Association.


Full workshop descriptions

Scholarships We have assistance available for several specific types of applicant, and a limited amount of general assistance as well. Scholarship deadline is September 1 or 15, depending on the fund.

Register  Reserve your spot by October 1 for the the early registration rate!

Sponsor/Exhibit  Limited space still available!

Current sponsors

Mark your calendar for the 4th National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture, November 6-8 2013 in Des Moines!  Our theme is "Cultivating Our Food, Farms and Future." More details at

Leigh Adcock, Executive Director
Women, Food and Agriculture Network • PO Box 611 • Ames, IA  50010
Ph: 515.460.2477 • Fax: 512.628.3841 • Skype: wfan_director
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The mission of WFAN is to link and empower women to build food systems and communities that are healthy, just, sustainable, and that promote environmental integrity.