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Local Food Systems in the Pandemic
March 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Growing Green 2022 Virtual Conference Series: Day 2.
Co-sponsored by Tecumseh Land Trust and the Agraria Center for Regenerative Practice, as a part of the Jacoby Partnership, a Regional Conservation Partnership Program through the USDA.
Join us as we learn about how the pandemic has impacted our local food supply system globally, nationally, and locally here in the Southwest, Ohio region.
Presentations will be held online via Zoom. There will also be a live tour at Finch Creek Farm (registration details below).
10:00am ET: Introduction
10:00 – 10:30am ET: Disruptions in the Food Supply Chain due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Presenter: Dr. Dean Snyder, Antioch College, Professor of Political Economics
10:30-10:45am ET: Q & A
10:45 – 11:00am ET: Break
11:00am ET: Local Foods Purchasing, Promoting & Growing
Each presenter will provide a five-minute introduction describing their local foods project & discussing how the pandemic has affected their work. The remaining time will be a moderated discussion. Panelists:
- Patty McNally, Executive Chef – Antioch College
- Piper Fernway, Local Foods Promotion & Clifton Co-op
- Beth Bridgeman, Seed and Grain Growing and Distribution
- Lauren Marlow, Good Food Purchasing Policy in Cincinnati Public Schools
12:00pm ET: Lunch
IN PERSON – SEPARATE REGISTRATION
1:30pm ET: Tour at Finch Creek Farm
Max: 75 people – Registration Required.
Location: 1477 U.S. Route 68 South, Xenia, Ohio
- Organic Grazing Practices
- Business Model and Meat Co-op
- Future Plans
Are you a YS Chamber member, local organization or merchant with an upcoming event? Submit details at least a week ahead of time.