PFG2024 Program

Sunday, October 6th

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-Gathering: Open House

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-Gathering: Agroforestry Coalition Annual Meeting & Networking Event

Agroforestry Coalition is a coalition of agroforestry leaders and practitioners working across sectors to dramatically increase the number of people growing food in diverse, tree-based farming systems in the United States. Learn more and RSVP at

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Perennial Farm Gathering 2024 Welcome Reception

Monday, October 7th

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Light Breakfast & Networking

9:00 am - 10:00 AM

Opening Session

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Keynote Presentation: "The (R)evolution of Indigenous Foodways"

Oglala Lakota Chef Sean Sherman, founder of The Sioux Chef, is decolonizing our food system. From growing up on Pine Ridge to an epiphany on a beach in Mexico, Chef Sean Sherman shares his journey of discovering, reviving and reimagining Native cuisine.

Chef Sean Sherman
12:00 PM -1:00 PM

Perennial Foods Lunch

1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Afternoon Sessions & Nutshell Talks

Tuesday, October 8th

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Light Breakfast & Networking (included with registration)

9:00 am - 12:00 PM

Nutshell Talks, Silvopasture Panel, and Morning Sessions

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Perennial Foods Lunch (included with registration)

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Afternoon Sessions & Presentations

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Closing Session

15% off for Farmers / Students with code FOOD15

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