Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association

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Upcoming events

    • 02/01/2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 02/03/2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Georgetown, Texas
    Register

    2018 TOFGA ANNUAL Conference

    Registration for Sponsors, Exhibitors, & Advertisers

    February 1-3, 2018
    Georgetown, TX (just north of Austin)
    Sheraton Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center

    Start planning for your participation in 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.

    Exhibit Hall Hours

    Thursday, Feb. 1, 5:00-7:00 pm
    Friday, Feb. 2, 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
    Saturday, Feb. 3, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

    TOFGA is a statewide non-profit organization focused on education and advocacy for Texas farmers, ranchers, and gardeners who practice organic methods. TOFGA is run exclusively on membership dues and donations from the community. Please know that your Sponsors, Exhibitors, & Advertisers fees are what allow TOFGA to put on this conference every year. Thank you for helping to make this event possible!

    The special TOFGA hotel room rate is $119, available until January 2, 2018. Book your room now!

    Conference Sponsors 

    Regenerating Sponsor  - $5,000
    Pollinating Sponsor - $3,000
    Cultivating Sponsor - $1,500
    Planting Sponsor  - $500
    Non-Profits & Academic Institutions - $400

    Advertising Rates

    Place an ad in the printed conference 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 president@tofga.org by Jan. 5, 2018.  TOFGA is not responsible for creating ads.  Ad design is not included in the cost.

    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. Please plan to stay after the banquet for the second annual Farm & Food Trivia Night!

    Banquet Ticket – $65 - Individual

    Banquet Table  - $600 - TABLE FOR 10

    • 02/01/2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 02/03/2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • Georgetown, Texas
    Register

    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!

    Conference Schedule

    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 president@tofga.org by Jan. 5, 2018.  TOFGA is not responsible for creating ads.  Ad design is not included in the cost.

    Registration Rates


    Full Conference

        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)


    One-Day Pass

        Member – $125.00

        Non-Member – $175.00


    Banquet Tickets

        Individual - $65  

        Table for 10 - $600 - Bring a group and save! 


    Pre-Conference Workshops 

        $15- 35 depending on the workshop.  More details at this link!


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