The Good Food Movement as Community Development
Saturday Night Keynote Address
by Dr. Sherece West-Scantlebury, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
In this address, Dr. West-Scantlebury will draw on her nearly 20 years of experience in public service, community development, and public policy advocacy to inspire us to continue building the good food movement.
Saturday Morning Plenary
by Malik Yakini, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network
Does the "good food movement" have the power to be the "good food revolution"? Malik Yakini, will make the connections between our work with food and the larger movement for freedom, justice and equality.
We're offering more educational sessions than ever at the conference this year -- a total of 62, plus 26 networking sessions.
These sessions will cover a wide variety of production and marketing topics. But don't forget that we also provide great programing for those working off the farm to improve their local food systems.
This year's line-up includes a pre-conference mini course titled:
• Regional Food Hubs: Moving from Ideas to Action
And conference sessions such as:
• Food and Agriculture Policy 101
• Reclaiming our Food: The Value of Community Engagement
• Organizing for Policy Change
• Regional Food Hubs: What Are They Achieving and How Are They Doing It?
• Looking Back to Move Forward: Lessons from an Elder in Our Movement
Click here to see the rest of our conference program!