|The Early Bird Special for the 2016 Transforming Food Access Summit closes in two days, this Friday, November 20th. If you’ve already signed up, we look forward to seeing you there. Otherwise, don’t miss out. Register before the 20th with the code EARLYBIRD2016, to receive a $75 discount on registration costs!
We are pleased to share an outstanding array of speakers, panelists, and contributors for this year’s summit, including featured speaker, Kevin Concannon, the Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services at USDA.
Join a host of speakers from respected organizations in the field: Ecology Center, Fair Food Network, Farm Fresh Rhode Island, Fresh Approach, Common Market, DC Central Kitchen, DC Greens, Eat SF, The Food Trust, Hartford Food System, Health Care Without Harm, Maine Farmland Trust, Union of Concerned Scientists, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation, and many more. To see the comprehensive agenda, click here.
We are also happy to announce that on the evening of Monday, January 11, Wholesome Wave Founder & CEO, Chef Michel Nischan, and his local Atlanta friends, Hugh Acheson, Linton Hopkins, and Anne Quatrano, will host a “Chefs’ Potluck” welcome reception at the Floataway Cafe. We are thrilled to have these award-winning chefs who are dedicated to local, sustainable food join us that evening. There’s limited availability and tickets will be available on a first come first serve basis for Summit attendees.
We would like to extend a thank you to our sponsors, Fresh Sound Foundation and Farm Credit Council, for their generous support of this year’s summit.
And finally, a special thank you to Wholesome Wave Georgia for their hospitality and advice.