Perennial Farm Gathering

Save the Date

Sunday, October 6th – Tuesday, October 8th
Monona Terrace • Madison, WI

with Farm Tours in Spring Green, WI
Saturday, October 5th

The Perennial Farm Gathering, Savanna Institute’s signature event, brings together a wide community of land stewards, farmers, and perennial enthusiasts. Over three days, folks gather to share work, research, and lessons learned in panels, workshops, deep dives, and nutshell overviews – all to advance perennial agriculture. The event will be back in-person for the first time in five years.

Past Virtual Gatherings

2023 Perennial Farm Gathering

In 2023, the Perennial Farm Gathering brought together 600 people, 60 presenters, and 20 sponsors online over three days of community-building for perennial agriculture. Keynotes by authors Robin Wall Kimmerer and Ross Gay kept us rooted in Traditional Ecological Knowledge and the creative joy that tending a garden can bring. Now, you can watch PFG2023 videos on our YouTube Channel for free.

2022 Perennial Farm Gathering

The 2022 Perennial Farm Gathering brought together 90 presenters for 22 virtual sessions over three days of perennial agriculture.  Ricardo Salvador from the Union of Concerned Scientists will deliver the keynote address “Perennial Dreams and Realities” reflecting on the potential of perennial agriculture to be a climate solution.