Plant This Movie!

We are thrilled to be screening “Plant This Movie” as part of the summit next weekend!  We will definitely be showing it Saturday night at the after party, and possibly during the summit as well.

Schedule Up

The schedule is nearly finalized, you can check it out at: Also, please start per-registering so that we can plan appropriately!  You can do that at:

Looking for Party Partners

At the last summit, we were able to throw a really fun party with the Advocates for Urban Agriculture and the Young Aggies on Saturday that was also a fundraiser for those organizations.  We are going to throw another really … Continued

Keep Spreading the Word!

We think that the greater the variety of cities, people, and operations present; the more we can all learn during the weekend.  So spread the word to all the urban farmers you know or would like to get to know!

Connecting People from Across the Region

We would love the panel talks at this year’s summit to bring together perspectives on the same topics from farmers in different cities. If you would like to join a panel on any of the following conversations as they relate … Continued

Meeting Recap

We had a productive meeting yesterday.  We are going to be finalizing the schedule in the next few weeks, so PLEASE submit your proposals as soon as you can so that we will have time to consider them.  You can … Continued

Planning Meeting

We’re having a planning meeting at UIC at 4p on Friday.  Send us an email for more information:

Date Chosen!

We’ve decided that the weekend of March 14/15 will be the best weekend for the summit, so please mark your calendars. Right now we really need help spreading the word and building our workshop schedule.  Please email us at with the names … Continued

Getting the ball rolling

Hello, We’ve just begun organizing the 2015 Midwest Urban Farmers Summit, and we’d love your help!  Check out the Summit 2015 page for more information.  Hope to see you in mid-March!

Well, that was fun

Thanks to everyone who helped make the 1st Annual Midwest Urban Farmers Summit such a success! We are in the process of collecting the presentations and putting them up on the summit page.  So, check back in later for those. … Continued