Join Us Friday, September 17th, 2010 Registration details to follow at www.wsfnc.org/
This conference will highlight WA State programs that are helping to move the food system forward by reconnecting eaters with the roots of their edible history figuratively, literally, and culturally.
Panel discussions will examine farm-to-institution projects, food programs embracing cultural diversity, the urban agriculture movement, and human rights within food systems. A locavore-friendly lunch will be provided by Herban Feast catering.
Featuring Keynote Speaker Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D.!
Melinda is an experienced dietitian, “investigative nutritionist,” and award winning journalist. A former W.K. Kellogg Food and Society Policy Fellow, her “Food Sleuth” column and radio show focuses on teaching “food system literacy: to help consumers find ‘“food truth’ and think beyond their plates”.