August 6-8, 2020 | Texas State University | San Marcos, Texas


This year’s Farm & Food Leadership Conference returns to the San Marcos campus of Texas State University, with regular sessions Friday and Saturday, August 7-8, and pre-conference workshops on Thursday, August 6.

This unique conference focuses on the policies and regulations affecting our farms and our food as well as the latest developments in sustainable agriculture.  Whether you are a farmer, consumer, chef, local foods business owner, or nonprofit advocate, you will find useful information and tools to help support the growth of the local and sustainable food movement.

Registration will open around May 1! If you are interested in exhibit space , please contact Teresa Davenport at

Last year we had approximately 35 exhibitors accessing 425 attendees — mostly small farmers and ranchers in Texas. Our event was rated 4.7 out of 5 from exhibitors, and 95% said they would return!

For sponsorship opportunities, please download our 2020 Conference Sponsorship Packet.

Conference Highlights:

  • In-depth pre-conference workshops to help farmers and producers with practical solutions, whether they be related to livestock or fruit and vegetable production.
  • Knowledgeable and engaging speakers on topics that include the state of today’s farmers’ markets, nutrition, crop diversity, water policy, farm support programs, GMOs, food freedom, and more.
  • Networking with individuals and businesses who care about our local farms and food.

Presented by

Farm & Ranch Freedom Alliance

Council for Healthy Food Systems

Texas State University’s Small Producers Initiative


QUESTIONS? Contact or call (254) 697-2661.