Farm Animal Care Conference

We invite you to join Farm Sanctuary for our annual Farm Animal Care Conference held on September 25, 26, and 27 at our New York Shelter in Watkins Glen. With three full days of conference and networking offerings, this year’s conference is sure to be the best yet!


Farm Animal Care Conference includes workshops for:

  • Starting and operating a sanctuary
  • Effective fundraising
  • Program management
  • Visitor programs
  • Volunteer programs
  • Animal care
  • Caretaker techniques

Farm Sanctuary is uniquely qualified to offer expert training in farm-animal care.
Members from our senior staff are excited to share the insight they’ve gained from nearly 30 years of experience as the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization. Participants will go home with an understanding of the knowledge, work, and dedication necessary to create a farm animal sanctuary.


Farm Animal Care Conference tickets cost just $250 per person. All participants must be at least 18 years of age or older to attend this conference. The registration fee covers three days of workshop activities and materials as well as a delicious vegan continental breakfast and lunch each day. Participants will also enjoy a networking dinner on Saturday evening. Accommodations during this conference will not be provided, please check out our accommodations page for a list of local places to stay.

The 2015 Farm Animal Care Conference is now sold out and the waiting list is full. Please visit for a list of other upcoming events.