The 21st Anniversary of the Virginia Biological Farming Conference will be held January 11-13, 2020 at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center in Roanoke, Va. 

Become a Presenter

Accepting Presenter Proposals for the 21st annual Virginia Biological Farming Conference! Submit your proposals for pre-conference half and full day workshops, conference sessions and keynote speakers! 

Please submit proposals by August 31, 2019. Proposals will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Questions? Email Lindsay at coordinator@vabf.org

Have a speaker request? Email coordinator@vabf.org with their name and email.
Access the Speaker Proposal Form Here!

Some topics to consider when submitting your proposal:

Agricultural innovation
Agroecology
Agroforestry
Animal husbandry
Artisanal Foods
Beekeeping, Pollinators & Beneficials
Biodynamic farming
Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
Crop production
Cut flowers
Edible and Medicinal Herbs
Farm based research & farmer-to-farmer training
Farm business
Farm Cooperatives & Collectives
Farm marketing & branding
Farm policy – VA and national
Farm transfer
Farm transition to organics
Farmers of Color
Fermentation
Food Safety Modernization Act
GAP/HGAP certification
Grain production
Native plants and wild foraging
Niche crops
Organic Pest and weed control
Organic systems plan
Perennial Fruits & Orchards
Plant and animal health
Soil Health
Urban-Rural food system connections
Value added farm products
Women in Agriculture
Year round production