December 9-11, 2019
The 2019 Community Food Systems Conference will address common underlying themes of food security, social justice, and sustainable agriculture across urban and rural environments and foster community empowerment to create resilient and equitable local food systems. The conference is hosted by New Entry Sustainable Farming Project and Georgia Farmer’s Market Association. The conference will bring together leaders in, and advocates of, food security, sustainable agriculture, and social justice movements to discuss their range of perspectives, how these areas overlap, and how to support one another’s work. Workshop presentations will span the following topics: Climate, Resiliency, and the Environment; Equitable Economics and Fair Labor; Food and Fish for All; “Food for Thought”; Measuring and Reporting Impacts; Movement Building through Community Partnerships; Policy/Advocacy; and Youth Engagement.