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We are committed to making “Facing the Horizon” affordable for all to attend. In addition to keeping our conference registration rates low, conference discounts are given to all registrants with current PFI memberships. Please read about these in the Member Discounts section below.

As funding allows, PFI will award scholarships to aspiring and beginning farmers to attend the 2022 annual conference. Aspiring farmers or beginning farmers who have been farming for fewer than 10 years – and have not previously attended a PFI annual conference – are eligible to apply. PFI encourages farmers who are Black, Indigenous, Latino or who belong to other historically underserved or marginalized groups, as well as farmers who are military veterans and those with limited resources, to apply for a scholarship.

Volunteer opportunities may also be available. Please call the PFI office to inquire about scholarships and volunteer opportunities, or if you would like assistance with registration: (515) 232-5661.

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Member Discounts

Members with a Farm & Household or Lifetime PFI membership are able to register themselves and all individuals covered under their membership (their household and farm employees up to 10 people) with the purchase of just one discounted ticket.

PFI members who have an Individual membership or an Access membership are able to register themselves for a $20 discount each day.

Members with an Organizational membership are able to register up to three individuals covered under that membership with the purchase of just one discounted ticket.

Not sure about your membership status? Check the mailing label on any publication from PFI to find your membership expiration date. You may also visit this webpage to log in and access your membership information, or call the PFI office at (515) 232-5661.

Are you a student?

For individuals currently enrolled in coursework, we have a steeply discounted $30 ticket to attend both Friday and Saturday sessions. Membership is not required, but a valid student ID is required at check-in.

Not a member?

Visit this webpage to learn more about PFI membership, become a member, then register under the member rate!

Don’t forget lunch!

All lunch tickets must be purchased in addition to conference tickets.

Friday box lunches will be available prior to 12:30 p.m. only for those who pre-order. Saturday lunch tickets may be available for purchase that day, but keep in mind that tickets sell out some years.

Both lunches (and complimentary Saturday breakfast) are made primarily with ingredients sourced from PFI member farms.


Pre-registration deadline and refunds

Pre-registrations must be received by Thursday, Jan. 13. After that date, registration rates increase and all registrations are walk-in only. No refunds will be given after Jan. 13, unless you cannot attend due to you or a household member testing positive for COVID-19 (with proof of test). All refunds will be charged an $8 processing fee.