Greater Everglades Community Food Summits
Join us to envision a local food system that is just, sustainable and inclusive!
Is your Community ready for a Food Summit?
Earth Learning, Land in Common, and community partners, will be hosting seasonal Community Food Summits to shape a shared vision for a vibrant, healthy, just and sustainable local food system in South Florida and coordinate the implementation of that vision.
Participants from diverse backgrounds will work together to:
- Identify and map many of the sustainable, local food initiatives under way in our bioregion;
- Develop a shared vision of the healthy, resilient, accessible, and sustainable food
system we all need; and,
- Identify the many opportunities needed to reach our collective vision.
The outcome of the Summits over time will be a cooperatively-developed Community Food Security Action Plan for strengthening and expanding the local food system within the framework of a regional foodshed.
The Action Plan will serve as vehicle for forming alliances, joint venture businesses, and fund-raising strategies to enhance the production, processing, storage, distribution, marketing, and consumption of foods sustainably grown in the Greater Everglades bioregion.
A major focus of the Summits and resulting Action Plan will be to develop proven systems for providing fresh, healthy, affordable local foods to ALL residents, especially those most in need.
|Last updated ( Wednesday, 28 November 2012 )|