Black Urban Growers Call for Proposals



Call for Workshop Proposals!

Deadline: Friday, September 6, 2019!

The 9th Annual Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners National BUGS Conference is happening October 25 – 27, 2019 in New York, NY!

Calling all farmers, gardeners, herbalists, food entrepreneurs, chefs, foodies, afro-ecologists, food activists, educators, afro-futurists, policy-makers, nutritionists & more! Are you interested in facilitating a workshop to over 400 attendees at the 2019 Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners National BUGS Conference in New York, NY, October 25 – 27, 2019? If yes, see below for more information and the online application! 

Deadline to submit your workshop application is Friday, September 6, 2019 or until workshop slots have been filled!  Submit your proposal today! Read the guidelines and submit your workshop proposal here: Workshop Guidelines and Online Submission Form

Join the Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners’ Facebook community of over 10,000 + followers here: Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners (BUGS) Facebook Page

Interested in facilitating a workshop at the BUGS conference but currently experiencing a financial hardship? Submit your workshop proposal, then send an email to BUGS regarding more information about hardship support for approved workshop presenters. **Note: we cannot guarantee that workshop presenters will receive hardship assistance.**

Any additional questions, please send an email to Lorrie Clevenger, Co-Coordinator for the 2019 BUGS Conference at or send a message through the BUGS Facebook page.

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