2015 Summit Presentations

Seeds for Change: Learning from the past to grow food for tomorrow

Thursday – January 29, 2015

Wisconsin Farm to School Summit

Food Systems Tour – UW-Extension Wood County and the UW-Extension Community Food Systems Team hosted a winter tour of Wisconsin Rapid’s food system at the 2015 Farm to School & Local Food Summits in Wisconsin Rapids at Hotel Mead. These were the three stops on the tour:

Double Summit Reception

Friday – January 30, 2015

8:00am Registration
9:00am Welcome
9:30am Keynote – Irwin Goldman
10:45am Breakout Session I
12:00pm Lunch
1:15pm Breakout Session II
3:00pm Breakout Session III
Exhibits and Poster Presentations: Open 9am – 5:00pm

Saturday – January 31, 2015

8:30am Announcements/Introduce WLFN Board of Directors
8:45am Keynote – Venice Williams
10:00am Regional Breakout Session
11:30am Breakout Session IV
12:45pm Lunch
2:00pm Breakout Session V

Breakout Sessions – Presentations

  • Infrastructure / Organizational Development

Nonprofit 101 – Angela Rester

Nonprofit_101_Presentation, 4 MB

Nonprofit 101_Resource_Board Building Workbook, .4MB; Nonprofit 101_Resource_Board Minutes-templateNonprofit 101_Resource_Board website resource listNonprofit 101_Resource_Boards Matter-Board Building Tools for the Busy Social Justice Executive-Board roles dos and donts, .4MB; Nonprofit 101_Resource_Other Tax-Exempt OrganizationsNonprofit 101_Resource_State Statute Chapter 181, .3MB; Nonprofit 101_Resource_Types of Nonprofits_Charity NavigatorNonprofit 101_Resource_Board Recruitment-homework

Expanding Your Processing Options  – Jenifer Buckley

Expanding Your Processing Options_Handout

The Organic Processing Institute welcomes questions about expanding processing options. Session attendees and others are encouraged to contact Jenny Buckley about information covered during the session: 608-833-5372, 1-888-635-0411, jenny@organicprocessinginstitute.org.  Resources are available at www.organicprocessinginstitute.org, including the following fact sheets:  Processing with a Co-Packer:  http://www.organicprocessinginstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/OPI_Co-packerFnl.pdfOrganic Certification Q&A:  http://www.organicprocessinginstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/CertQA.pdfSourcing Organic Ingredients:  http://www.organicprocessinginstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/SourcingFNL.pdfSanitation for Organic Food Processing:  http://www.organicprocessinginstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/SanitationFNL.pdf

How To Use Small Batch Co-Packing to Expand Opportunities for Wisconsin Local Foods – Rick Terrien

How To Use Small Batch Co-Packing to Expand Opportunities for Wisconsin Local Foods_Presentation, 21MB

Making public dollars count: investing in transportation infrastructure for regional food systems  – Michelle Miller and Nancy Chachula

Making public dollars count_investing in transportation infrastructure for regional food systems_Presentation, 13MB

Getting the Word Out: Publicizing the Good that You Do  – Jeanette Hurt

  • Market Development / Consumer Education and Promotion

Raising Awareness of Purchasing Local Fish with “Eat Wisconsin Fish” Campaign– Kathleen Kline

The Milwaukee Urban Discovery Farm: A Season of Lessons Learned and Capacity Built  – Ryan Schone and Sarah Christman

Jack and the Local-Food Beanstalk: Telling your Local Food Story  – Jennica Skoug and Beth Hanna

Jack and the Local-Food Beanstalk_Presentation, 2MB

Transforming Food Culture at Wisconsin Healthcare Institutions   – Theresa Feiner, Amy Mihm and Sarah Larson

Transforming Food Culture at Wisconsin Healthcare Institutions_Presentation, 3MB

10 Impossible Miracles That Would Revolutionize Non-Commercial Food Service – Justin Johnson

  • Policy Outreach and Education / Food Security and Health

Building Community Capacity for Healthy Food in Latino Schools  – Tatiana Maida and Stephanie Calloway

Building Community Capacity for Healthy Food in Latino Schools_Presentation, 2MB

Expanding Access to Farmers’ Markets for Underserved Populations  – Kelli Stader, Rachel Glaza and Amber Canto

Expanding Access to Farmers Markets for Underserved Populations_Presentation, 3MB

Expanding Access to Farmers Markets for Underserved Populations_Handout, 2MB

Community Food Systems Organizing – Challenges, Solutions, and Takeaways from Leaders in Wisconsin – George Reistad (Moderator), Tatiana Maida, Robert Pierce, Venice Williams

The Changing Face of Agriculture: Farmers, Policy and the USDA  – Chris Holman

Farmers Policy and the USDA_Presentation, 1 MB

The State of Hunger in Wisconsin: Persistent Challenges and Emerging Opportunities – David Lee

The State of Hunger in Wisconsin_Presentation, 2MB

  • Farm to School Initiatives

Wisconsin Farm to School 2.0  – Sarah Elliott

Wisconsin Farm to School 2.0_Presentation, .4MB

Chef in Residence: Building the Relationships that Make Change Happen  – Rick Brietzke and Tyler Sailsbery

Chef-in-Residence_Presentation, 21MB

School Gardens: Small Investments Lead to Big Rewards  – Christy Marsden and Deb Jakubek

School Gardens_Small Investments Lead to Big Rewards_Presentation, 10MB

School Gardens_Small Investments Lead to Big Rewards_Flyer, 4MB

Farm to School Toolbox: A guide to farm to school resources in Wisconsin  – Sara Tedeschi and Katherine Pike

Farm to School Toolbox_Presentation, 2.2MB

Advancing Farm to School: Lessons from the Field – Carrie Sedlak, Pat Shumaker, Natasha Smith and Sue Anderson

  • Community Development

What You Should Know about Hmong Farmers – Jack Chang

What You Should Know about Hmong Farmers_Presentation, 6MB

Using Healthcare Funds to Support Employee CSAs and Food Education  – Maren Beard

Using Health Care Funds to Support Employee CSAs and Food Education_Presentation, .5MB

Dissolving Silos to Build Equity – One Coalition’s Strategy to Systematic Change —Quinn D. Walraven

Dissolving Silos to Build Equity_Presentation, 3MB

Dissolving Silos to Build Equity_Resource_Coulee Food System Assessment

Engagement in Community Food Systems: Motivations and Outcomes for Food Systems Advocates  – Jeremy Solin

Engagement in Community Food Systems_Presentation, 1MB

Youth Engagement in Building Thriving and Resilient Food Systems – Joy Schelble, Amy Nosal and Garden to Market participants

Youth Engagement in Building Thriving and Resilient Food Systems_Presentation, 26MB

  • Producer Development

Local Food Services, Resources, and Technical Assistance  – Teresa Engel and Kietra Olson

Local Food Services, Resources, and Technical Assistance_Presentation, 1.2MB

Farmer research and support networks for innovative local food ecosystems – Keefe Keeley and Casey Dahl

Farmer research and support networks for innovative local food ecosystems_Presentation

Other links: savannainstitute.org and facebook.com/theferalfarmer

How Can You Afford to be a Farmer?  – Paul Dietmann

How Can You Afford to be a Farmer_Presentation, 1MB

Farming Ideas, Sowing, Cultivating, and Harvesting solutions – Mark Olson

Modern heirlooms: collaboration of farmers, chefs and plant breeders to create vegetables for local food systems  – Julie Dawson

Modern heirlooms_Presentation, 18MB

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