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Conference registration check-in is located in the main lobby of the Virginia Beach Convention Center. It will be open Tuesday, September 20, from 10 am – 6 pm, Wednesday, September 21, from 8 am – noon, and Thursday, from 8 – noon. 


Through August 5 Starting August 6
Conference Only $325 $400
Conference + Pre-Conference Short Courses* $350 $425


Conference Registration Includes: 

Tuesday Evening

September 20

  • Registration Opens at Noon
  • Poster Presentations, Exhibits and Success Stories
  • Opening Plenary Session
  • Welcome Reception


September 21

  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Posters presentations, Exhibits and Success Stories
  • Boxed Lunch
  • Educational Tours
  • (Wednesday Evening Dinner on your Own)


September 22

  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Poster presentations, exhibits and success stories Thursday – Buffet Lunch
  • Closing Plenary - Dinner Buffet (Door Prizes)
  • Conference Adjourns at 8:30 pm

Friday AM - September 23: Check out from hotels

Conference Materials

* Pre-conference Short Courses ­­— Tuesday PM


All discounted hotel rooms for the 7th National Small Farm Conference have sold out. To find an alternative hotel room, please visit Thank you.


Hotel Shuttle Service:

Need a shuttle to or from your hotel or the convention center? If you reserved your room at one of the conference-affiliated hotels (you’ll have used a conference code to make your discounted reservation), there will be free shuttle service to and from your hotel and the conference center.


If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Mark Klingman at (804) 524-5626/TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations a minimum of 30 days prior to the event.

For more information, please call (804) 524-5626 or email

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