Food Fight! Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Conference Looks to Strengthen Local Food Systems

The Eastern Shore Land Conservancy will be holding its 17th Annual Planning Conference: “Food Fight! Healthy? Sustainable? Realistic?” on 2016-11-10 starting at 8:30 AM. The Conference will focus on creating a stronger and more sustainable food system on the Eastern Shore. The event will take place in the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Kent County (500 Pier 1 Rd, Stevensville, MD 21666). Early bird registration is $45. From the event’s webpage:

Tomato_resizeThis conference will take a fresh look at one of the most basic human needs – food!

National and regional speakers will engage attendees in highly interactive sessions to evaluate how we are planning for a better, more equitable food system built upon Eastern Shore agriculture. Who benefits from the current food system? Can Shore agricultural or behavioral shifts improve human, societal, and environmental health? What changes to our food system are realistic?

Come help plan for a better system and learn the realities of how food affects our region. Come hungry and join us November 10th, in Kent Island, MD, for a provocative day of evaluating what it is to have a truly healthy, sustainable, and realistic food system!

 

Useful Links

Event and Registration Webpage (You can also register by calling 410.690.4603 ext. 157)

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Website

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