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Farm Bill Webinar Series

Join NSAC and SSAWG for a farm bill primer and grassroots strategy session. This four-part farm bill webinar series is designed to provide farmers, food producers and anyone who eats and cares about food an opportunity to get in-depth information about the farm bill, share information and concerns and develop ways to get involved and participate in farm bill grassroots activities. 

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Welcome to Our New Conference Coordinator

Southern SAWG is very pleased to announce that Tavia Benjamin has been hired as our Conference Coordinator for the 2018 conference in Chattanooga. Tavia brings an exciting blend of experience in conference coordination, training, facilitation and strategic relationship building in a healing and anti-racist framework to Southern SAWG. She coordinated the 2014 and 2015 Service to Justice Conferences in Washington D.C. as well as the launch of the HEAL (Health, Environment, Agriculture, Labor) Food Alliance earlier this year. Tavia has also served as a Senior Project Manager with the Center for Community Change and was a “D.C. Place Matters Equity Fellow” with Bread for the City. We are very excited to have Tavia on our team!

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SAWG Seeks Conference Coordinator

Southern SAWG (Sustainable Agriculture Working Group) is seeking an experienced Conference Coordinator to manage and carry out the 2018 Southern SAWG Conference (Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms). The Conference will be held January 17-20, 2018 in Chattanooga, TN. The Southern SAWG Conference attracts over 1,200 farmers and agricultural professionals annually. This event is regarded as the South's leading sustainable agriculture and food system learning event. 2018 will be the 28th annual conference for the organization.

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