Community Food Security Coalition conference
- Subject: [cg] Community Food Security Coalition conference
- From: ASFisher@aol.com
- Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 14:51:31 EDT
- Content-language: en
Community Food Security Coalition 7th annual conference,
Growing the Movement: New Opportunities and Challenges for Community Food
Nov 1-5, 2003, Boston, Massachusetts
On-line Registration is now available through www.foodsecurity.org
Title: Growing the Urban Farming Movement in North America
Moderators: Peter Mann and Alison Cohen
Panelists (10 minutes each): Wayne Roberts, Kami Potukuchi, Mary Seton
Corboy, Ruth Goldman
Panelists build their comments around the following question: How do we
build an Urban Farming Movement in North America from your perspective (as an
urban planner, a practitioner, etc…)?
AS WELL AS...
ÿ Two plenaries on building the movement through policy, organizing and the
marketplace, with a diverse and exciting group of speakers
ÿ Thirty workshops with tracks on farm to cafeteria, urban agriculture, local
food systems, growing the movement, and food and farming in New England.
ÿ All day and half day field trips to dairy and cheese farms, urban gardens
in Boston, Red Tomato brokerage, CSA farms, and the culinary archives and
ÿ Short courses on fundraising, building grassroots power, buy local
campaigns, community food assessments.
ÿ Awards luncheon with a keynote speech by youth from The Food Project
ÿ New England harvest reception with local seasonal food prepared by some of
Boston's finest chefs
ÿ Town hall meeting with your opportunity to provide direct input into the
priorities of the CFSC
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