Skip Main Navigation
Page Content

Save This Event

Event Saved

2017 Keeping Our Communities Healthy Conference

Hunger Free Texans

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, May 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM (CDT)

2017 Keeping Our Communities Healthy Conference

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Registration (All 3 days)
Includes: Lite breakfast items, plated lunch and refreshment service on Wednesday, May 17th & Thursday, May 18th. Networking reception included on Wednesday, May 17th. Includes access to general sessions & all breakouts.
Dec 31, 2016 $250.00 $0.00

Who's Going

Loading your connections...

Share 2017 Keeping Our Communities Healthy Conference

Event Details

 

2017 Keeping Our Communities Healthy Conference

May 17-19, 2017

Hilton Houston Post Oak, Houston, Texas

 

The national 2017 Keeping Our Communities Healthy Conference (TKOCH) is the largest healthy communities conference in Texas and Southwest U.S.  The annual event is an effort to increase awareness of food, nutrition, agriculture and wellness initiatives in an effort to build a healthier community.

Experts, leaders, advocates and stakeholders from the food, nutrition, agriculture, health & wellness industry come together to talk about best practices, solutions, innovative models, network and share the latest news and research on what is happening in Texas and across the nation.

 

 Conference Dates & Location:

May 17-19, 2017 in Houston, Texas

Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel

(located in Houston’s world famous uptown Galleria area shopping district)

                                                                                                                           

2017 Annual Conference Tracks:

  • Healthy Schools (includes coordinated school health & wellness, school nutrition, farm to school and other school agricultural initiatives)
  • Farmers Market University (includes farmers markets and other community agricultural initiatives which promote agriculture awareness, education and access)
  • Food & Nutrition (includes food education & healthy eating, food safety, food insecurity, food waste, food access, summer feeding and general community nutrition)
  • Healthy Communities (includes the built environment; wellness, parks & recreation, after school programs, community transformation and revitalization)

 

2017 Agenda Topics Include:

  • Implementing Food Safety Guidelines for Your School Garden
  • Farmers Market Research & Underserved Communities
  • Measuring Your Effectiveness to Build Healthier More Active Communities and Promote Wellness
  • Creating a Healthy School: Chicken Coops, Compositing, Growing Food in the Garden and The Culinary Experience (includes school tour)
  • The Farm to School Movement is Your School on Board
  • Food Insecurity Screening Tools: Maximizing Food Insecurity Services for the Client/Patient After the Referral
  • Managing A Successful Farmers Market
  • Promoting Healthy & Active Lifestyles, Conservation Initiatives & Equitable Access to Parks & Public Spaces

 

Join us along with presenters from United States Department of Agriculture, National Farm to School Network, American College of Sports Medicine, Texas Department of Agriculture and many other local, state and national organizations as we bring you the largest healthy communities conference in the Southwest U.S.

                                                                                                 

Conference Refund & Cancellation Policy:

  • Any registrant who cancels registration prior to March 1, 2017 shall receive a full refund.      
  • Any registrant who cancels registration between March 1, 2017 and April 1, 2017 shall receive a 75% refund.   
  • Any registrant who cancels registration between April 2, 2017 and April 30, 2017 shall receive a 50% refund.
  • No refunds starting May 1, 2017. 

All cancellation requests must be in submitted in writing and be postmarked and received to P.O. Box by the deadline.

All cancellation requests must be submitted to the following address: Hunger Free Texans/Re: 2017 Keeping Our Communities Healthy Conference.  P.O. Box 2142, Houston, TX 77252.

 

Conference Website:
http://www.hungerfreetexans.org/annual-conference.html
 
Conference Hotel Reservations:
http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/I/IAHWSHH-KOCH-20170513/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
 
More info: 
info@hungerfreetexans.org

 

  FOOD | NUTRITION | AGRICULTURE | HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

www.hungerfreetexans.org


 

Have questions about 2017 Keeping Our Communities Healthy Conference? Contact Hunger Free Texans

Save This Event

Event Saved

When & Where


Hilton Houston Post Oak
2001 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77056

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, May 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM (CDT)


  Add to my calendar
2017 Keeping Our Communities Healthy Conference
Things to do in Houston Conference Health

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.