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Conversations about Local Food Policy

Memphis Tilth

Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT)

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Conversations about Local Food Policy is a panel series for the community. Throughout the month of March, come learn about food policy, ask questions, and network with people who are interested in food policy.

Thursdays in March from 6-7pm


March 9th: Sustainable Agriculture

Center for Transforming Communities (

258 North Merton St.

Memphis, TN 38112


-John Butler (Agricenter International)

- Chris Peterson (Loch Holland Farm)

-Jill Forrester (Whitton Farms)


March 16th: Land Use and Access

Shelby Farms Park (

First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center-Buffalo Room

6903 Great View Drive North

Memphis, TN 38134


-John Paul Shaffer (Livable Memphis)

-Dawn Kinard (Shelby County Land Bank)

-Natalie Wilson (Shelby Farms Park)

-Mia Madison (Community Foundation for Greater Memphis)


March 23rd: Farm to School and Child Nutrition



St. John's United Methodist Church (

1207 Peabody Avenue.

Memphis, TN 30104


-Marie Dennan (The Kitchen Community Memphis)

-Dr. Sara Robertson (University of Tennessee Health Science Center)

-Taylor Shockey (Shelby County Schools Nutrition Services)

-Ben Townsend (Shelby County Schools Nutrition Services)


March 30th: Food Access and Security


First Congregational Church (

1000 S. Cooper St.

Memphis, TN 38104


-Amy Collier (Shelby County Health Department)

-Amy Kone (AARP Foundation)

-Andrea Jacobo (University of Memphis)

-Andrew Carter (University of Memphis)



Submit questions to our panelists at The email subject should be "Conversations about Local Food Policy: (Insert Topic)"


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Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT)

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