Indiana Local Food Summit


Please join us on Thursday 6 October 2016 in Indianapolis for the Indiana Local Food Summit!

Join us for a morning of focused networking for food councils, farm to school, food hubs, healthy food access and food business training. Stay for lunch and attend afternoon sessions on ‘Getting Started in Farm to School,’ Cooperative Business Models, Creative purchasing of local food for institutions and restaurants and more!

Who should attend: Anyone working on local food in their community: farm to school, school gardens, community gardens, chefs, food service directors, food hubs, farmers, consumers, elected officials, food entrepreneurs, food access, food insecurity, SNAP, WIC, economic development, city or county leaders - if you are part of a food community - please bring your group!

Early-Bird Registration: $30 includes materials, beverages, snacks and local food lunch, catered by Ivy Tech Culinary Students Registration after 15 September: $40

Draft Agenda:
9:00 am Keynote and Welcome
10:00 am - 12:30 pm Networking and learning sessions for Food Councils, Indiana Farm to School Network, Food Hubs, Food Business Development and Healthy Food Access
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 - 4:30 pm Concurrent sessions on many local food topics including, Gardening for Healthy Food Access, Using Policy, Systems and the Environment to address food access, Getting Started in Farm to School, Chef and Food Service Sourcing of Local Food, Cooperative Business Models and more!

This activity was funded by Purdue University as part of AgSEED Crossroads funding to support Indiana’s Agriculture and Rural Development.




Cost: $30 includes lunch