OAK Annual Conference

SAVE THE DATE for OAK's 14th Annual Organic Farming Conference, Grounded in Organics: From Soil to Market, January 23-25, 2025, at Kentucky State University's Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Sponsorship opportunities and the call for session proposals will open in mid-May. Please email [email protected] to stay informed about sponsorships or to share a speaker or topic idea for next year's conference.


Thank you for a fantastic 2024 conference! From January 25-27, 2024, OAK’s 13th Annual Organic Farming Conference, Advancing Organics In Kentucky: Adopting Practices, Increasing Resilience and Strengthening Systems, returned for the second year to the KSU Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm in Frankfort, KY. Hundreds of farmers and local food system professionals participated in workshops, educational sessions and farm tours and connected with inspiring speakers, current research, peer farmers and regional suppliers.

In 2024, OAK’s conference program featured three days of inspiration from local and regional speakers, useful Trade Show resources and abundant networking opportunities to empower and support farmers and food system innovators. For those who attended, check your email for access to recordings, handouts and resources! Reach out to [email protected] with any questions.


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Watch the 2023 Conference recordings here and read the summary report here!

Watch the 2022 Conference recordings here and read the summary report here!