2018 TOFGA Annual Conference
February 1-3, 2018
Georgetown, TX (just north of Austin)
Sheraton Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center
Register now for the 2018 TOFGA Annual Conference! Hundreds of farmers, ranchers, and gardening enthusiasts are expected to attend from all over Texas to share ideas, network, build community, and have fun!
The conference includes two days of learning sessions, plus multiple add-on pre-conference workshops and farm tours. Be sure to join us for the Friday night banquet featuring keynote speaker, Michael Abelman, a pioneer of the organic farming and urban agriculture movements, and a delicious locally-sourced dinner. Pre-conference events and the banquet are not included in registration but can be added during the registration process.
TOFGA is a statewide non-profit organization focused on education and advocacy for Texas farmers, ranchers, and gardeners who practice organic and sustainable methods. TOFGA is run exclusively on membership dues and donations from the community. Please know that your registration fees are what allow TOFGA to put on this conference every year. Thank you for helping to make this event possible!
You can now order a TOFGA hat and 25th Anniversary t-shirt through the conference registration page for pick-up at the conference!
Friday Banquet Dinner & Keynote
Join TOFGA for a delicious farm-to-table dinner and inspiring keynote by Michael Abelman, a pioneer of the organic farming and urban agriculture movements. Plan to stay after the banquet for the second annual and very fun Farm & Food Trivia Night!
The full conference schedule will be posted in the coming weeks. Check out some of the topics and speakers now! And be sure to plan for the following events:
- Thursday Pre-Conference Workshops & Farm Tours (Please note that registration for pre-conference events is separate and not included in the full conference registration.)
- Conference Kick-Off - Thursday 5-7 pm, Join the TOFGA Board and exhibitors for mixing, mingling, and a cash bar. Additionally, research students will be on-hand to display and discuss their academic posters!
- TOFGA Regional Meetings - Friday lunch hour, lunch included in registration
- TOFGA Members Meeting - Friday afternoon
- Annual Banquet Keynote & Dinner - Friday evening, dinner included, plus cash bar!
- Exhibitors Hall - Open Thursday 5-7, all-day Friday, and Saturday until close.
Conference Location & Lodging
The conference will be held at the Georgetown Sheraton Resort and Conference Center. The TOFGA group discount rate is $119, available until January 2, 2018. Book your room now!
Advertise your farm or business in the printed program!
Full Page - $360, Ad Dimensions: 7.5" width x 10” height
Half Page - $225, Ad Dimensions: 7.5" width x 4.5” height
Quarter Page - $135, Ad Dimensions: 3.5" width x 4.5” height
1/8 Page - $70, Ad Dimensions: 3.5" width x 2” height
Color or black & white. Formats Accepted: TIF or high quality PNG. Ads must be submitted by email to email@example.com by Jan. 5, 2018. TOFGA is not responsible for creating ads. Ad design is not included in the cost.
Member - Early Bird $225 until Jan. 8. Then $275 after Jan. 8.
Non-Member - Early Bird $275 until Jan. 8. Then $325 after Jan. 8.
Student – $150.00
Volunteer – $50.00 (please submit a Volunteer Application in order to register)
Member – $125.00
Non-Member – $175.00
Individual - $65
Table for 10 - $600 - Bring a group and save!
$15- 35 depending on the workshop. More details at this link!