Target Audience: Health and agricultural stakeholders including, but not limited to: farmers; public health and food safety practitioners; food processors, food, nutrition and health entrepreneurs; interested consumers; and advocates for local food systems, farmers markets, urban farming, healthy food access, and farm to school/institution.
Session Topics will focus on the issues related to the following:
- Food Access and Food Justice
- Food Safety on Farms and in Processing
- Food Production and Supply
- Legal and Regulatory Barriers to Food Procurement
Registration: Space is limited.
Cost: Early-Bird Cost (before October 1): $30, after October 1, $60.
Illinois Stewardship Alliance
Healthy Farms Healthy People
Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity
Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators
Illinois Department of Public Health
Illinois Farmers Market Association
Illinois Farmers’ Market Task Force
National Farm To School Network
National Network of Public Health Institutes
Northern Illinois University, Center for Governmental Studies
Office of the Lieutenant Governor: Governor’s Rural Affairs Council
Saint Louis University