Date(s) - 11/14/2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The San Diego 1st Annual Food Tank Summit
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
***Hurry, this Summit will sell out!***
Ticket scholarships available, visit https://foodtank.com/sd-summit-application.
Food Tank, the Berry Good Food Foundation, the University of California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the San Diego Bay Food and Wine Festival are excited to announce the inaugural San Diego Food Tank Summit! The theme for the Summit is Growing the Food Movement. This exciting event will feature more than 30 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials, and students will come together for interactive panels, fireside chats, and farmer spotlights.
2018 Speakers Include (many more names to be announced soon).
Colin and Karen Archipley, Farmer-Owners, Archi’s Acres
David Bronner, Dr. Bronners
Jennifer Burney, Assistant Professor, School of Global Policy & Strategy, UC San Diego
Ranveer Chandra, Principal Researcher, Microsoft
Ryland Engelhart, Co-Founder, Kiss the Ground
Michael Gardiner, Food Writer, San Diego CityBeat
Michael Hamm, Center for Regional Food Studies, Michigan State University
Michelle Lerach, President, Berry Good Food Foundation
Nate Looney, Farmer, Westside Urban Gardens
Sarah Mesnick, Co-Founder, Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Neil Nagata, President, San Diego County Farm Bureau
Danielle Nierenberg, President, Food Tank
Stepheni Norton, Owner, Dickinson Farms
Evelyn Rangel-Medina, Chief of Staff, Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United
Ruth Richardson, Executive Director, Global Alliance for the Future of Food
Rachel Surls, Sustainable Food Systems Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension Los Angeles County
Clark Wolf, Contributor, Food & Agriculture, Forbes
Candice Woo, Founding Editor, Eater San Diego
Gabe Youtsey, Chief Innovation Officer, University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Sponsors include: the Berry Good Food Foundation, the San Diego Food and Wine Festival, Nature’s Path, the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition, Sealed Air, Driscoll’s, Farmer & the Seahorse, Organic Valley, Niman Ranch, Frazier Farms, Mother Jones, Edible San Diego.
Don’t miss this chance to book your spot! Register here via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-food-tank-summit-san-diego-ca-growing-the-food-movement-tickets-46882914058.
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As one of the fastest-growing nonprofit organizations in food and agriculture, Food Tank started these Summits four years ago, all in collaboration with major universities and non-profits and bringing together more than 400 speakers for discussions moderated by journalists from outlets like the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Vice, Vox, NPR, BuzzFeed, and Bloomberg.
Delicious breakfast, snacks, and lunch included (with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options).
For sponsorship opportunities, email firstname.lastname@example.org. To volunteer, please send your resume and availability on November 13th and 14th to email@example.com with the subject line “Volunteering at the San Diego Summit.” To apply for a ticket scholarship, visit https://foodtank.com/sd-summit-application.