A note about these events…

This page highlights Texas events that we think would be of particular interest to our members … those promoting family farms, sustainable agriculture, and local foods.

If you have an event you’d like to share with us, please email info@farmandranchfreedom.org, and we will consider it for posting.

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FARFA’s Local Foods Awareness Day 2017

Make an impact on local food laws by joining us at the State Capitol on Thursday, March 9. Be on the front lines as we educate legislators about the issues important to our movement.

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We’ll help you prepare for Local Foods Awareness Day during a 90-minute webinar on February 28. You’ll learn everything you need to know about the bills we currently have before the 2017 Texas Legislature. And we will cover all the steps to contact and hold meetings with State Senators and Representatives at their Capitol offices. It all takes place in the comfort of your own home … all you need is a computer or mobile device and the internet!

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FARFA’s Local Foods Awareness Day

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (If you are unable to be there for the entire day, please register and come when you can!)

PLACE: Legislative Conference Center, Room E2.002, Capitol Extension, Texas Capitol, Austin

PARKING: Reasonably priced parking is available at the Visitors Parking Lot, San Jacinto Blvd., between 12th and 13th streets.…

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Texas Events – February 2016

February is a busy month for people who care about local food and small farms in Texas! Check out these interesting and educational events:

Plus, researchers at Sam Houston State University continue to look for farmers and ranchers to respond to a survey to help develop more resources for small-scale producers.

Want to help FARFA?  We need volunteers to help with our booth at both the Texas Organics conference and the Mother Earth News Fair. Please email Judith@FarmAndRanchFreedom.org if you are interested in volunteering.



Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Annual Conference


The Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association’s annual conference is coming up fast!

The 2016 conference will be loaded, as always, with organic farming, gardening, health, foodie, farm to chef, and sustainable ag discussion from engaging speakers.…

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