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Conversations about Local Food PolicyMarch 9, 6:00 pm-March 30, 7:00 pm


Conversations about Local Food Policy is a panel series that addresses how policy affects our food system. Throughout the month of March we’ll address how topics such as Sustainable Agriculture, Land Use and Access, Farm to School and Child Nutrition, and Food Access and Security are affected by policy. Come learn from the experts who work within these topics, ask questions, and network.

Thursdays in March from 6-7pm

March 9th: Sustainable Agriculture

Location:
The Commons on Merton
258 North Merton St.
Memphis, TN 38112

Panelists:
-John Butler, Agricenter International
– Chris Peterson, Loch Holland Farm
– Jill Forrester, Whitton Farms

March 16th: Land Use and Access

Location:
Shelby Farms Park
First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center-Buffalo Room
6903 Great View Drive North
Memphis, TN 38134

Panelists:
-Dawn Kinard, Shelby County Land Bank
-Natalie Wilson, Shelby Farms Park
-Mia Madison, Community Foundation for Greater Memphis
-John Paul Shaffer, Livable Memphis

March 23rd: Farm to School and Child Nutrition

Location:
St. John’s United Methodist Church – Midtown Memphis
1207 Peabody Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104

Panelists:

-Marie Dennan, The Kitchen Community Memphis
– Sara Robertson, MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
-Taylor A. Shockey, Shelby County Schools Nutrition Services
-Ben Townsend, Shelby County Schools Nutrition Services

March 30th: Food Access and Security

Location:
First Congregational Church
1000 S. Cooper St.
Memphis, TN 30104

-Amy Collier, Shelby County Health Department
-Amy Kone, AARP Foundation
-Andrew Carter, University of Memphis
-Andrea Jacobo, University of Memphis

Submit Questions to our panelists at info@memphistilth.org!

This event is free and open to the public. However, a suggested pay what you can registration fee of $10.00 per person to benefit the work of Memphis Tilth, Food Policy Program is greatly appreciated! RSVP HERE

If you need childcare at the event, please contact info@memphistilth.org

If you need childcare at the event, please contact info@memphistilth.org


Details

Start:
March 9, 6:00 pm
End:
March 30, 7:00 pm
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Website:
https://conversationsaboutlocalfoodpolicymt.eventbrite.com

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