Sustainable Food Systems Workshop in Illinois

The Food and Nutrition Section of the Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA) invites you to a workshop at the 2011 IPHA Annual Meeting

Sustainable Food Systems: Building the Foundation for Prepared Communities

Tuesday, June 14, 2011; Westin Hotel, 70 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL; 12:00 – 3:00 pm

Keynote address by: John W. Boyd, Jr. – President of the National Black Farmers Association

Screening of “Food Deserts In a Land of Plenty” A new documentary on Illinois’ statewide food issues

Panel discussion with Richard A. Ryan – Archer Daniels Midland, discussing the global role of ADM in the food system; Noel Chávez – University of Illinois at Chicago, offering an international food systems perspective; Sarah Carlson – Director and Producer of Food Deserts In a Land of Plenty; Angela Odoms-Young – University of Illinois at Chicago, presenting findings from the African American Obesity Prevention Network.

Space is limited. To register, visit or e-mail For more information about registering for the entire IPHA Spring 2011 conference, visit

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