Feb. 26-28, 2015 in La Crosse, Wis.
What is the MOSES Organic Farming Conference?
The MOSES Conference is the largest event in the U.S. about organic and sustainable farming. Every February this event draws more than 3,000 farmers, advocates, educators, students, and others to the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis., for educational workshops, inspiring keynote speakers, and a two-floor Exhibit Hall open exclusively to conference attendees.
Organic University, 10 pre-conference courses that provide an extended learning opportunity, takes place Thursday before the conference opens in the evening.
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MOSES 2014 Highlights
Organic conference shows industry’s growth
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel March 5
The 25th annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference, the largest organic farming conference in America, attracted about 3,400 farmers to La Crosse recently, illustrating the dramatic growth of organic agriculture.
The conference has grown every year since its beginnings 25 years ago — the first conference had only 90 attendees. The growth in conference attendance and popularity coincides with the growth of the organic movement in the nation. Read more…
The State of Organic Farming, From Yesterday to Tomorrow
Mother Earth News March 3
I was lucky enough to attend the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) 25th Anniversary Conference in La Crosse, Wis., this past weekend (Feb. 27 to March 1, 2014). The conference began a quarter-century ago with just 90 attendees, compared with the more than 3,000 organic farmers and growers who attended this year’s event. As Faye Jones, the executive director of MOSES exclaimed several times over the weekend, “This is the largest organic farming conference in the known universe!” Read more…
Cultivating success: Organic farmers evolve from disdain to acclaim
La Crosse Tribune Feb. 28
Time was, organic farmers hid their talents under a bushel basket because of the critical disdain heaped upon them.
These days, they have cultivated enough critical acclaim to draw nearly 3,400 farmers, researchers and educators to the 25th annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference at the La Crosse Center. Read more…