Healthy Hives, Healthy Lives, Healthy Land

Ecological and Organic Strategies for Regeneration

The 35th National Pesticide Forum

April 28-29, 2017

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Humphrey School of Public Affairs

**View videos from the 2017 conference here. 
**View forum program here.

**Read what the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment is saying about the Forum.

Thank You!

Thanks to everyone who attended and helped organize the 35tNational Pesticide Forum, and a special thanks to our Forum sponsors! Read below for highlights from the event.

Program Highlights

The 35th National Pesticide Forum, Healthy Hives, Healthy Lives, Healthy Land: Ecological and Organic Strategies for Regeneration, focused on the adoption of policies to protect human health and the environment, and organic land and building management strategies. The Forum, with its broad range of speakers and collaborators, provided an opportunity for grassroots advocates, students, scientists, and policy makers to share efforts in building local, state and national strategies for strength and growth. Schedule of the program and list of speakers, including their bios, can be found here.


The 35th National Pesticide Forum was convened by Beyond Pesticides, UMN Institute on the Environment, and Organic Consumers Association.


Co-sponsors included: Pollinator Friendly Alliance, Giving Tree Gardens, Humming for Bees, Kids for Saving Earth, Blue Fruit Farm, Students for Sustainability, Birchwood Cafe, Seward Community Co-op, The Beez Kneez, Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Services (MOSES), Beyond Pesticides Minnesota, Clean Up the River Environment (CURE), Minnesota Food Association, White Earth Land Recovery Project, Midwest Pesticide Action Center, Pollinate Minnesota, and Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA).

Videos from Last Year's Forum

Miss out on the Forum? See Beyond Pesticides' Youtube page for videos of all the speakers, panels, and workshop discussions from the 34th National Pesticide Forum! Check out our past conferences here.

 If you would like more information about the conference, please email [email protected], or call 202-543-5450.


The generosity of our sponsors helps make for a great event year after year. The sponsors listed below contributed to the 35th National Pesticide Forum scholarship fund, making it possible for people from around the country to participate in one of the most important grassroots pesticide meetings of the year. Learn more about becoming a sponsor


Frey VineyardsOrganic ValleyTabbard InnDr. Bronners