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OAK Conference - Lexington, Kentucky

2019 OAK Conference

Healthy Soils, Healthy Farms: Reshaping Kentucky with Organics

Friday & Saturday

March 1-2, 2019

Join us for the 8th Annual OAK Conference! Local and national speakers spotlight a variety of topics, including livestock and row crops, dairy, growing produce, finances, life on the farm, and adding value. The conference brings together more than 300 participants, including farmers, academics, government agencies, businesses and consumers from Kentucky and beyond to continue the momentum of building a strong, resilient and healthier food system. Our program features farm tours, short courses, more than 30 educational workshops, invited keynote speakers, a Trade Show,  a festive reception and silent auction, and a special community film screening. From the experienced farmer to the beginning farmer, from field production to the consumer who wants to learn more about why organic is better, these workshops have something for everyone. The conference agenda is nearly complete and details on farm tours, short courses and special guest speakers are included here: