Thank you to everyone who participated
in the 2016 Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference!

In 2016 we had over 500 people attend the conference, participating in over 70 workshops over the course of the two days!  It was a wonderful event and we are grateful to all of the keynote speakers, presenters, partners, sponsors and especially to all came out to participate, to share your knowledge and skills and support one another in the work we are doing nationally and internationally! We look forward to seeing you all again in 2017!

Plans for the 2017 conference are already underway!  To apply to host the next conference please download the request for proposals (RFP) here.  


RFP deadline extended to January 20th!

The Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference is a national conference presented by Black Urban Growers (BUGs), an organization of volunteers committed to building networks and community support for growers in both urban and rural settings. Through education and advocacy around food and farm issues, we nurture collective black leadership to ensure we have a seat at the table.

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