Program & Schedule


Here are some of the topics that will be covered:

  • Transitioning to organic agriculture to fight the climate crisis
  • Managing parks, playing fields, schoolyards organically
  • Pesticides—the basics on science and policy
  • Endocrine disruptors and their effect on biological systems
  • Disproportionate risk and environmental justice
  • The cost of pesticide dependency
  • Invasive species management
  • Organic: growing the market with integrity
  • Empowering youth
  • Farmworkers on the frontline
  • Children’s health
  • Supporting soil health
  • Effecting policy change
  • Protecting aquatic ecosystems
  • The global context of change
  • Protecting pollinators
  • Farm systems on the cutting edge: research findings
  • Highly destructive effects of pesticides not regulated: cutting-edge research
  • Protecting biodiversity
  • Advancing change in the marketplace
  • Community-based organizing and local action
  • Building a local food system and food sovereignty
  • Covid-19 and elevated risk factors from chemical exposure
  • And more!


Monday, May 24 6:00–7:30pm EDT Pre-Conference Program—Pesticides 101 + Meet and Greet
Tuesday, May 25 1:00–5:30pm EDT Forum Day 1
Tuesday, June 1 1:00–5:30pm EDT Forum Day 2
Tuesday, June 8 1:00–5:30pm EDT Forum Day 3
Tuesday, June 15 1:00–5:30pm EDT Forum Day 4


Please note: Schedule is subject to change. Please check back for a complete, detailed schedule.