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LAFPC & Hub LA present "Food, Social Enterprise and Policy Change"

Los Angeles Food Policy Council

Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

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The Los Angeles Food Policy Council is excited to present a special Network Meeting in collaboration with HUB LA on Thursday, April 17 to explore the intersection between food policy and social entrepreneurship. How does food policy open up opportunities for socially responsible enterprise? How does the innovation of entrepreneurs spur good food policy change? We'll highlight examples of current and pending policies such as the Cottage Food Act and the Street Food Vending campaign and discuss new opportunities surrounding those initiatives. Join the discussion and connect with like-minded individuals. Please RSVP by April 16, 2014.

Featuring a conversation with:

-- Evan Kleiman, Radio Host of KCRW's Good Food and LA Food Policy Council Leadership Board Member 
-- Angelo Bellomo, Director of Environmental Health at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and LA Food Policy Council Leadership Board Member

With a special guest appearance by Frank Aguirre, Business Development Specialist for the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti

DATE & TIME: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 2:00 – 5:00 pm 
LOCATION: Hub LA, 830 Traction Ave. Suite 3A, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (Downtown Arts District). Please note: The entrance to Hub LA is on the third floor. If you need elevator access, please contact Anisha Hingorani: ahingorani [at] goodfoodla [dot] org by April 16. 


EVENT SCHEDULE

2:00 - 2:45 PM Kickstarter Conversation w/ Evan Kleiman and Angelo Bellomo 
2:45 - 3:30 PM Q&A + Local Social Enterprise Highlights 
3:30 - 4:30 PM Creative Connecting (groups focused on urban agriculture, food waste & composting, affordable & accessible food, and Good Food purchasing) 
4:30 - 5:00 PM Networking


ADDITIONAL EVENT RESOURCES

Meet Fellow Participants! Please see the list of RSVPs for more information about who will be in the room during Thursday's event. If you haven't registered yet, please RSVP here. Happy connecting!

Food Policy & Innovation Resources for EntrepreneursWant to get familiar with current and pending food policies with entrepreneurship potential in the City of LA? Check out a briefer for an overview of the local food policy landscape as well as local food enterprise resources.

LAFPC Network WhiteboardWe will have a large whiteboard available at the event. Please bring along business cards, upcoming event flyers, and other community materials to share with other Network participants.


BEFORE THE EVENT: LAFPC ORIENTATION & FARMERS' MARKETS FOR ALL WORKING GROUP

Orientation: If this is your first time attending a LAFPC Network or Working Group meeting, we invite you to join our Orientation for newcomers one hour before the event (1-2pm) at The Hub. At the Orientation, we go over the LA Food Policy Council structure, policy issue areas and ways to plug into the Good Food movement!

Farmers' Markets for All Working Group: The Farmers' Markets for All Working Group will meet one hour before the event (1-2pm) at The Hub. For more information, please contact Christine Montes: cmontes [at] ph [dot] lacounty [dot] gov


DIRECTIONS & PARKING:

The Hub LA is a 0.5 mile walk from the Little Tokyo/Arts District Gold Line station.  It is also accessible from Silver LakePasadenaWest LAEast LASee more at: thehubla.com

Hourly free street parking can be found on Traction and neighboring streets.

There are several parking lots in the Arts District area. The Hub LA recommends parking lot 1, located on the NE corner of Alameda and 4th ($3 cash, entrance on Alameda). 
Have questions about LAFPC & Hub LA present "Food, Social Enterprise and Policy Change"? Contact Los Angeles Food Policy Council

When & Where


Hub LA
830 Traction Ave #3a
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)


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Los Angeles Food Policy Council

The Los Angeles Food Policy Council is a collective impact initiative working to make Good Food—food that is healthy, affordable, fair and sustainable—available to all Angelenos.

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