The Winter Forum will be held in Washington DC, December 13-14, 2018 as follows:


Thurs. Dec 13 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – National Press Club) - Working Program Overview

Morning - 2018 Farm Bill Current Status, Key Provisions

Afternoon - Immigration, Trade, Violence against Women, and More.

(5:30-8:00 PM) Open House at the Rural Coalition Office (1029 Vermont Ave NW Suite 601)


Fri., Dec. 14 (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Washington Plaza Hotel)

Morning Our History and What We Have Accomplished Together

Afternoon Our Future Plans: Protecting Our Communities and Building Cooperative Ventures for Our Future

Closing Ceremony Remembering Our Past, Recognizing Our Future Leaders


Friday, Dec 14 (6 PM – 10 PM at National Press Club) 40th Anniversary Founders Dinner at the National Press Club celebrating our 40 Years of Rural Resilience and shared work and that of our members and partners.