South Sound Food Summit

  • Event
  • Thursday, January 17, 2013
The South Sound Food Summit is the premier event for those dedicated to the improvement of the South Puget Sound food system. This conference will inform, organize, connect and support local community efforts to optimize the growing demand for local, fresh, healthy food, both for today and for our future. This forum provides a valuable opportunity for businesses and organizations to build connections and engage with these key food system stakeholders, including consumers, students, policy makers, buyers, farmers and food producers. Don’t miss this ground floor opportunity to join us as we work to build a strong, vibrant local food system for all.

Who should attend:
• agricultural businesses
• restauranteurs
• institutional food buyers
• policy makers
• students, educators and researchers
• food and nutrition experts
• health care professionals
• consumers

We'll have a plenary session with Esperanza Pallana, the Executive Director of Oakland, CA's highly successful food policy council, and speakers from throughout Washington state sharing their innovative and inspiring ideas for building a healthier food system. Take advantage of early registration to guarantee yourself a seat, a fantastic lunch, lots of new contacts to meet and information you can begin to use immediately!

Join Us As We:
• Increase awareness of the interconnectedness of the food system and its vulnerabilities
• Enjoy amazing local foods at our breaks and lunch
• Connect sellers and buyers to increase economic sustainability through the "Connection Zone"
• Learn from others at the state and national level how we can become change agents in the food system
• Assist in developing both a personal and region-wide action plan for strengthening our food system
• Build a regional network of Food Policy Stakeholders

$49 per person, includes all sessions and conference meals.
$25 per person, Farmers & Students, includes all sessions and conference meals.

Use the link below to register.
Lynn Edwards
WSAND President

Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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I look forward to a great 2023-2024 year filled with activities, opportunities, and networking.

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Melissa Molloy, MS, RDN, CD (2023-24 Washington State President)