The 2017 forum features nationally-acclaimed speakers with experience in farming, food system development, local food marketing and building local and living economies, and bridges the gap between farmers, local food entrepreneurs and potential investment and/or access to capital. Bringing together food producers, food system advocates, policy makers, and funders to grow the capacity of Arizona food producers and entrepreneurs, it forges alliances and partnerships that build collaboration around healthy local food systems, and cultivates healthy eating habits that demonstrate the connection between food, health, community and the environment.
The College of SBS is a sponsor of this conference offered by Local First Arizona Foundation. Gary Paul Nabhan, professor with the Southwest Center, is also an organizer.
Tickets are $99 for both days.