2013 Summit Schedule

7th Annual Wisconsin Local Food Summit Agenda

Friday, Feb 1st 2013

9:00        Welcome/Keynote—Mike Wiggins Jr.

Keynote biography

10:15      Introduction to Open Space

A process in which all participants are encouraged to convene sessions to deeply and creatively explore topics they care about.

 10:45     Presentation Breakout Session I

12:00      Creating the Open Space Agenda

12:30      Open Space I

1:00        Lunch – Featuring locally grown foods (included w/ summit registration)

2:00        Open Space II

2:45        Presentation Breakout Session II

4:00        Open Space III

4:30        Closing the Open Space

5:00        Celebrating Local Foods Reception (open to the public—additional fee)

This casual event will include: Music, hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, an opportunity to meet the new WLFN Board, local farmers and community members, as well as to catch up with friends and view the exhibits.  More info.

8:00        Musical Potluck (free)

You create the musical feast with voice, instruments, feet and energy.  Gerry Campbell a veteran of the Solidarity Sing Along and it’s accompanying Learning Curve band will lead an evening of singing food and farm songs (and your favorite oldies and goodies). All ages welcome and dancing encouraged but not required. All acoustic instruments that can accompany singing welcome.  More info.

Saturday, Feb. 2nd 2013

8:30        Presentation Breakout Session III

9:45        Keynote—Sharon Adams

Keynote biography

10:45      Regional Discussions

12:00      Presentation Breakout Session IV

1:15        Closing Lunch – Featuring locally grown foods (included w/ summit registration)

3:30        Snowshoe Night Hike with Lost Creek Adventure (additional fee)

Join Lost Creek Folk School on a snowshoeing night hike. Snowshoe to “Houghtons Point”, location of some beautiful cliffs, caves, and waterfalls right on Lake Superior. Travel via the lake (conditions permitting) or by trail.  Snow shoes will be provided.  More info.