Registration is now open for the Finger Lakes Farm to Plate Conference: Uniting to Create, Educate, and Celebrate a Sustainable and Equitable Local Food System .
Taking place on May 11-13, 2017 in Ithaca, NY, the “Farm to Plate” conference was originally conceptualized by Damon Brangman, founder of Roots Rising Farm. The vision of the conference is to bring together people from multiple sectors of the community to collectively develop strategies towards creating resilience in the local food system. The goals are to:
The conference will include workshops, paper sessions, farm tours, cooking demonstrations, and keynote talks by Malik Yakini, Director of the Detroit Black Food Security Coalition; Karen Washington, Co-owner of Rise and Root Farm; Raj Patel, Award Winning Activist, Academic and Author; Hannah Wittman, Director of the Center for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of British Columbia and more!
Find details on LOCATIONS & PRESENTATIONS on the Conference Schedule
The Farm to Plate Conference is generously funded in part by Engaged Cornell, Cornell Polson Institute for Global Development , and the Cornell Einaudi Center for International Studies , Park Foundation, and the Sustainable Tompkins Mini-Grant Council. In an effort to keep conference attendee costs low or zero, we welcome local business sponsorships and individual donations. Donate now!
By donation; see conference materials