Connecting, Strengthening and Scaling Food Supply Chains in the Northwest and Rocky Mountain Region

Colorado Offal Party

CSU Spur 4777 National Western Drive, Denver, CO, United States

The Offal Party is an opportunity to: Feast on delicious dishes prepared by the award-winning team at Xatrucho Concepts Learn the cultural relevance and nutritional value of organ meats and the problems Colorado ranchers and processors face in getting these meats to market Connect with fellow foodies, restauranteurs, food entrepreneurs, processors, pet food experts, butchers, […]

Supporting Local and Regional Food Systems and Businesses

    Virtual , United States

    Join Colette DePhelps (University of Idaho Extension) to learn about the new Northwest and Rocky Mountains Regional Food Business Center. This is a USDA-funded initiative to support a more resilient, competitive and diverse food system. You'll learn about opportunities for support for your local ag and food businesses and food system projects, and we'll open it […]

    Free

    FARE Idaho’s Field to Fork Festival

    Jack's Urban Meeting Place (JUMP) 1000 W. Myrtle Street, Boise, ID, United States

    FARE Idaho welcomes you to our second Field to Fork Festival, January 18, 2024 at Jack's Urban Meeting Place (JUMP) in the heart of downtown Boise. This interactive trade fair brings together our independent food and beverage industry professionals from throughout Idaho. Farmers, ranchers/livestock producers, food producers, restaurants, bars and retailers can enjoy this opportunity […]

    Free

    Winter Fancy Food Show

    Las Vegas Convention Center, West Hall 300 Convention Center Dr, Las Vegas, NV, United States

    The Winter Fancy Food Show is where specialty food makers go to exhibit their newest and best products and where buyers go to find their next bestsellers. With thousands of […]

    Northwest Food Hub Network Summit

    Cataldo Ballroom Cataldo Hall, 429 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA, United States

    Each year, the Northwest Food Hub Network Summit brings together local food systems organizers from around the region for a day of dialogue, learning, and relationship-building. The upcoming edition of the event will be hosted Friday, February 16, 2024 in the Cataldo Ballroom on the campus of Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Doors open at […]

    $30

    Oregon State University’s Small Farms Conference

    LaSells Stewart Center at OSU 875 SW 26th St, Corvallis, OR, Corvallis, OR, United States

    The OSU Small Farms Conference is geared toward farmers, agricultural professionals, food policy advocates, students and managers of farmers markets. Educational sessions are offered on a variety of topics relevant to Oregon small farmers. Speakers include farmers, OSU Extension faculty, agribusiness, and more.

    $1 – $100

    Slow Seed Summit

      Virtual , United States

      Join Slow Food USA for a two-day retreat into the world of seeds! This virtual gathering on March 1-2, 2024, will feature discussions, presentations and opportunities to connect with others about soil, human and planetary health. The theme of the 2024 Slow Seed Summit is Ground yourself: Seeds and systems change for soil, human and planetary health. 

      Northwest Intertribal Food Sovereignty Summit

      Coeur d'Alena Casino 37914 S Nukwalqw St, Worley, Idaho

      The first annual Northwest Intertribal Food Sovereignty Summit will bring together Tribal community leaders, youth, elders, Tribal food enterprises, Native food entrepreneurs, Native food producers, traditional food champions, funders, government agencies, and others to discuss, share and learn about Tribal food economies, small business development, climate resilience, and youth engagement in food systems and tradition. […]

      Oregon Farm to School Producer Grant Program Info Training

      Virtual , United States

      This information training will guide those who are considering an application to The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA)'s Farm to School Producer grant opportunity to help Oregon producers and processors access the school marketplace. Application materials are now available at ODA’s Farm to School webpage: https://oda.direct/F2S The deadline to apply is April 10, 2024, by […]

      Free

      Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) Applicant Webinar

        Virtual , United States

        U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced approximately $10.5 million in competitive grant funding for the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) to support the development, coordination, and expansion of direct producer-to-consumer markets to increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. The webinar will discuss the application requirement […]

        Regional Food System Partnerships (RFSP) Applicant Webinar

          Virtual , United States

          U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced $5 million in competitive grant funding for the Regional Food System Partnerships Program (RFSP) to explore new market opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural products, and to encourage resilience and development of local or regional food systems. For more information, please visit the RFSP application webpage. […]

          Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) Applicant Webinar

            Virtual , United States

            U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced approximately $10.5 million in competitive grant funding for the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) to support the development, coordination, and expansion of local and regional food business enterprises that engage as intermediaries in indirect producer-to-consumer marketing to increase access to and availability of locally and […]

            Climate Action for Agriculturalists Course

              Virtual , United States

              Climate Action for Agriculturalists: Building Resilience in the West Virtual -- Tuesday evenings, May 7– June 11: This online, self-paced and award-winning course by Farmer Campus in collaboration with agroecology expert Dr. Clara Nicholls is specially designed for farmers and ranchers across the West. Whether you’re exploring climate resilience for the first time or looking to deepen your […]

              Climate Action for Agriculturalists Course

                Virtual , United States

                Climate Action for Agriculturalists: Building Resilience in the West Virtual -- Tuesday evenings, May 7– June 11: This online, self-paced and award-winning course by Farmer Campus in collaboration with agroecology expert Dr. Clara Nicholls is specially designed for farmers and ranchers across the West. Whether you’re exploring climate resilience for the first time or looking to deepen your […]

                The Mountain Meat Summit

                AC Hotel Bozeman Downtown 110 N Tracy Ave, Bozeman, MT, United States

                Join us in Bozeman Montana at the AC Hotel Bozeman Downtown by Marriott in advancing market opportunities, building connections, and supporting collective skills development and learning across many segments and scales of the Mountain West’s meat supply chain. This conference is geared toward individuals and businesses that engage with meat supply chains in the Mountain West including […]

                Climate Action for Agriculturalists Course

                  Virtual , United States

                  Climate Action for Agriculturalists: Building Resilience in the West Virtual -- Tuesday evenings, May 7– June 11: This online, self-paced and award-winning course by Farmer Campus in collaboration with agroecology expert Dr. Clara Nicholls is specially designed for farmers and ranchers across the West. Whether you’re exploring climate resilience for the first time or looking to deepen your […]

                  Lunch and Learn: Coolbots and Cold Storage

                  Virtual , United States

                  We talk with Patty Parsons of Store it Cold about food safe cold storage solutions for small-scale producers. Register here via Zoom: https://bit.ly/lfsclunch

                  Introduction to Carbon Credits

                  Virtual , United States

                  Please join us Thursday, May 23rd to learn about Carbon Credits on Agriculture Operations in Wyoming from Nicki Nimlos. Nicki Nimlos is a PhD student in the College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming. Her research involves assessing how grazing impacts soil carbon sequestration, and opportunities for ranchers to […]

                  Climate Action for Agriculturalists Course

                    Virtual , United States

                    Climate Action for Agriculturalists: Building Resilience in the West Virtual -- Tuesday evenings, May 7– June 11: This online, self-paced and award-winning course by Farmer Campus in collaboration with agroecology expert Dr. Clara Nicholls is specially designed for farmers and ranchers across the West. Whether you’re exploring climate resilience for the first time or looking to deepen your […]

                    Climate Action for Agriculturalists Course

                      Virtual , United States

                      Climate Action for Agriculturalists: Building Resilience in the West Virtual -- Tuesday evenings, May 7– June 11: This online, self-paced and award-winning course by Farmer Campus in collaboration with agroecology expert Dr. Clara Nicholls is specially designed for farmers and ranchers across the West. Whether you’re exploring climate resilience for the first time or looking to deepen your […]

                      THE OFFAL PARTY: PET FOOD EDITION

                      CSU Spur 4777 National Western Drive, Denver, CO, United States

                      Presented by the Ag Innovation Center, this event is an opportunity to: Learn about the offal problem and how you can play a part in the offal solution, how to build and supply your pet food brand with sustainability and regulatory requirements in mind, and imagine marketing messages to differentiate your offal products from others […]

                      $20

                      Summer Bazaar at OSU FIC

                      Oregon State Food Innovation Center 1207 NW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR, United States

                      Please join us to sample some of the newest food and beverage products launching in the region and meet the founders who created them.

                      Climate Action for Agriculturalists Course

                        Virtual , United States

                        Climate Action for Agriculturalists: Building Resilience in the West Virtual -- Tuesday evenings, May 7– June 11: This online, self-paced and award-winning course by Farmer Campus in collaboration with agroecology expert Dr. Clara Nicholls is specially designed for farmers and ranchers across the West. Whether you’re exploring climate resilience for the first time or looking to deepen your […]

                        Event Series Meaningful Marketplace Podcast

                        Meaningful Marketplace Podcast

                          Virtual , United States

                          The Meaningful Marketplace podcast brings listeners inspiring and insightful conversations with food entrepreneurs from the Northwest and Rocky Mountain Region. Each week, host Sarah Masoni, joined by a rotating local food system leader co-host, dives deep into the stories behind the businesses, exploring the unique journeys, challenges, and triumphs of individuals shaping the local food […]

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