December Coffee Chat

The theme of the December Coffee Chat is gratitude.  How do we thank our staff, volunteers, farmers, partners and funders.  Come share your best gratitude practices.

January 2023 Coffee Chat

Join guest speaker Andy Robinson to talk about Board Development.

February 2023 Coffee Chat

Join our monthly Coffee Chat to hear from Claire Childs of the Center for Agriculture & Food Systems at the Vermont Law School discuss legal and policy updates for gleaners. This Coffee Chat has been rescheduled to March 2, 2023.

August Coffee Chat

Shawn Peterson will share his thought leadership and strategies on the topic of Systems Change. See registration link on Coffee Chat page.

September Coffee Chat

Rachel Emus and Regina Grabrovac of Healthy Acadia (Maine) and Rachel Bishop of Upper Valley Mend (Washington) with Laura Lentz of Tierra Garden farm will share best practices for building and maintaining Relationships with Farmers.

October Coffee Chat

Join Amalie Lipstreu from the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association to provide an update on the Farm Bill and to talk about the work of the organization.

December Coffee Chat

Eva Agudelo of Hope’s Harvest will present on Purchasing Produce from Farmers – programs and challenges of both paying for produce and gleaning produce from farms. Maddie Price of Harvest Against Hunger will present of the Farm to Food Pantry Program.

January 2024 Coffee Chat

Self Care – Overcoming Burnout.  We will be discussing concepts developed by Tricia Hersey, the founder of the Nap Ministry.

February 2024 Coffee Chat

David Laskarzewski, UpRoot Colorado will share the experience with the Mobile Farm Workforce Pilot – a project funded through federal workforce development funding to provide training in agriculture skills.

March 2024 Coffee Chat

Kick Off for the Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge with Hillary Bailey of Salvation Farms.

May 2024 Coffee Chat

Shawn Peterson will provide a recap of the 2024 Symposium and a look ahead to AGO programming for the second half of 2024.