Florida Local Food Summit

Up here at the University of Illinois, we’re gearing up for the iSEE Congress 2014 (which you should sign up for if you haven’t already), but for our readers in the more southerly part of the nation, several organizations are combining forces to give you the first annual Florida Local Food Summit.

Out Front of East End Market, Photo By the Robinsons

The summit will take place at the East Market in Orlando on October 3rd and 4th, with events ranging from Farm Bill 101, to discussion of food justice, to a guide to setting up a CSA. Speakers and guests include microfarmer Jean-Martin Fortier, representatives from the Farmworker Association of Florida, and Janisse Ray, writer of The Seed Underground.

Registration information can be found here, and please note that fees will rise after September 22

For more information, you can visit their website here, or email questions to flfoodsummit@gmail.com.