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 13th Floor (529 14th St NW, Washington DC, 20045) - 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 (10 Thomas Cir NW, Washington DC, 20005)

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 13th Floor) 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.