The University of Rhode Island will once again host the Rhode Island Food System Summit this January! Join government, academic, business, and community partners as we discuss the implementation of the Rhode Island Food Strategy — and how we can support the food sector and our state into the future.
Third Annual RI Food System Summit
Friday, January 18, 2019
URI Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences
120 Flagg Rd, Kinston, RI
8:00am – 2:30pm — Formal program, lunch provided
2:30 – 5:00pm — Optional tours of food-related businesses
The event will include a keynote address from Kathleen Merrigan, former US Deputy Secretary of Agriculture and the inaugural Executive Director of the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems at Arizona State University. The event will also include a conversation with Danielle Nierenberg, president and co-founder of Food Tank; and Sue Anderbois, Director of Food Strategy for the state of Rhode Island. A panel discussion and break-out sessions will examine key areas of our state’s food strategy.
Space is limited. REGISTER NOW
For more information, contact Gus Cantwell at 401-874-2596 or firstname.lastname@example.org.