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Food Access Summit 2017

The Food Access Summit Committee

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM - Friday, October 27, 2017 at 1:30 PM (CDT)

Food Access Summit 2017

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
FAS 2017 Registration - EARLY BIRD (Goes up to $185 on 9/16/17) Oct 25, 2017 $185.00 $10.24

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Join us for the 6th Food Access Summit in Duluth!  The 2017 Summit will be bigger and better than ever.  We’ve expanded to welcome up to 800 participants from a growing network of individuals and organizations dedicated to increasing healthy and equitable food access across Minnesota.  Register before September 15th to get the discounted early bird rate.

IMPORTANT: Please review the breakout descriptions before registering.

Conference Goal
Bring together people working to advance reliable access to safe, affordable, healthy food, learn from each other’s lived experiences & stories, build connections across sector, cultural perspectives, and geography and cultivate alignment and momentum toward collaborative action.

Objectives

  1. To share knowledge of how all healthy food access work fits into the food system & broader community context;
  2. To develop a shared understanding and common language across sectors and cultural perspectives in the food system;
  3. To build and strengthen relationships across cultural perspectives, sectors, and geography;
  4. To cultivate enthusiasm for collective action to advance healthy food access;
  5. To learn skills and create action plans for implementing collaborative action for broader impact by building upon the established momentum of the Minnesota Food Charter.

2017 Intended Audience

  1. Hunger relief agencies and organizations
  2. Education - K12, Post-secondary, Technical and Community
  3. Public Health & Health Care - chronic disease prevention (including public and private associations and institutions)
  4. Tribal governments and community members
  5. Food and Farm Enterprises - farmers, retail & wholesale food businesses, farmers markets, cooperatives, food hubs
  6. Food Justice – food sovereignty and community power
  7. Community Design and City Planning – community development, city and county planners, elected and appointed officials;
  8. Decision-makers - Elected, appointed, administrative leaders and other policy makers
  9. Early childhood

More info on our website: www.foodaccesssummit.com

Have questions about Food Access Summit 2017? Contact The Food Access Summit Committee

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Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM - Friday, October 27, 2017 at 1:30 PM (CDT)


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