February 21-24, 2022: North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference. In Gaithersburg, Maryland, near Washington, DC, at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Includes an opening reception on Monday, Feb 21, a full-day tour on Tuesday, Feb. 22, and educational sessions and a trade show on Wed-Thurs, Feb 23-24. The conference is expected to include a workshop for novice growers as well.  One focus of the conference will be agricultural policy and legislation; attendees will be able to lean about issues and policy and how they can make their voices heard, and have the opportunity to visit congressional offices (probably Thursday afternoon and Friday). If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor or receiving updates about the conference or alternative plans, please contact NARBA to be added to our E-mail list. 

It is expected that this conference will be a hybrid event, with both live and virtual aspects.

Please contact NARBA to let us know of upcoming events of interest to the caneberry community or raspberry/blackberry events for the general public, including online events, virtual field trips, and webinars.