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Sun, Aug 06


San Marcos

Southern Family Farmers and Food Systems Conference!

Join LIV at this event! Let's make a difference in growing and revitalizing our community, local businesses, and so much more, by participating in the 17th annual Southern Family Farmers and Food Systems Conference, the biggest small farm and food event in Texas.

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Southern Family Farmers and Food Systems Conference!
Southern Family Farmers and Food Systems Conference!

Time & Location

Aug 06, 2023, 7:00 PM – Aug 08, 2023, 7:00 PM

San Marcos, 601 University Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA


About the Event


The 2023 SFFFS Conference takes place on August 6-8 in San Marcos at Texas State University and is the largest gathering of aspiring and established independent family farmers, ranchers, homesteaders and food systems policy ag-tivists in the area, not to mention local foods enthusiasts and community leaders - all gathering for exceptional educational and networking opportunities with the ultimate goal of positively shaping and revitalizing our food systems!


- Enhance your knowledge and skills with 3 days of high-quality education focused on small- to medium-scale AGand regenerative production

- 7 Integral Learning Tracks Addressed: Crops, Livestock, Business & Marketing, The Big Picture (social/economic/policy), Start-up/Homesteader, Research, and Niche topics

- Opportunities to network and collaborate with farmers, ranchers, industry leaders, farm support organizations and agricultural businesses

- Hear keynote speaker, Gary Nabhan (ethnobiologist), and other plenary speakers that inspire and inform

- Pre-conference workshops and small group consultation halls for more in-depth learning

- Meet Ray Archuleta, Soil Scientist featured in documentary, Kiss the Ground, along with other top farmers and consultants

- Exhibit hall with 35+ vendors serving farmers & ranchers

- Silent Auction with food and agriculture goodies

- Banquet Dinner

Let’s revitalize our food systems together! For more information, visit or email

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