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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…)? 

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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