Summits

The 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit

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The 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit was held on October 28, 2016 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing. Our nearly 500 attendees engaged and networked with others, celebrated good food achievements, learned and shared practices and ideas, enjoyed delicious meals, and reflected on and developed strategies for our theme: “Good Food For All: The Road to 2020.” 

2016 Good Food Summit Detailed Agenda

Breakout Session Presentations & Notes:

  1. Bringing Local Meat into the Good Food Dialogue - PresentationNotes
  2. Label, Label, What’s on the Table - Presentation   Notes
  3. Policy & Advocacy for Healthy Sustainable Food System - PresentationNotes
  4. The Good Food Charter in Rural Michigan - PresentationNotes
  5. Greater Access to Fruit & Veg. at Farmers Markets - PresentationNotes
  6. Evaluating Food Systems Change Through Stories - PresentationNotes
  7. Developing Organizational Capacity for Youth Involvement - PresentationNotes
  8. Lightning Session Presentations
    1. Finding a Market for Your #2s
    2. Michigan Good Food Fund: Successes & Opportunities
    3. Spatial Pop. & Asset Representations Guide for Public Health Program Planning
    4. Cultivating Opportunity: Land Transfer Tools for Beginning Farmers
    5. From Seed to Plate: A Farm to Institution Journey
    6. Harnessing the Power of Data to Help Michigan’s Local Food System Thrive
    7. Eat Safe Fish
    8. Addressing Food Insecurity with a Local Food System
    9. Lightning Session Notes
  9. As Local Goes Mainstream, What Is Your Business’ Value Proposition? - CANCELLED
  10. Bridging the GAPs and Beyond in Food Safety - Presentation Notes
  11. Farmland Conservation for Beginning Farmers - PresentationNotes
  12. Faith Communities for Just Food -  Hazon PresentationAccess of West Michigan PresentationPlainsong Farm & Ministry PresentationNotes
  13. Food Justice and How to Grow It - PresentationNotes
  14. Understanding the Work of Leaders on the Road to 2020 - Presentation Notes
  15. Connecting Kids to Healthy Food in School - PresentationNotes
  16. Lightning Session Presentations
    1. Exploring Incubator Farm Model as Part of Local, Regional, National Food Systems
    2. Healthy Corner Stores
    3. Making the Most of Your Incubator Kitchen
    4. 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids and Farms
    5. Food as Medicine: A Community Approach
    6. Feeding the Future: Development & Testing of Food Paradigm Scale
    7. Roadmap to Reduce U.S. Food Waste Report
    8. Risks vs. Benefits in Tribal Commercial Fish Harvest
    9. Measuring Impact for Farmers Market Success
    10. Lightning Session Notes

To look through past Good Food Summit agendas, workshops, and keynotes, please visit our Past Summits page.