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2013 Food Conferences We Look Forward To

Here are some conferences we're really looking forward to in 2013. They present great opportunities across the country to share and collaborate around urban agriculture, school food, public health, and other food systems issues that deserve our nation's attention.

Public Health/Nutrition

16th Annual Health Education Advocacy Summit

March 2-4, 2013 Washington, D.C.

http://www.sophe.org/advocacysummit.cfm

7th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference

June 18-20, 2013 Long Beach, CA

http://www.childhoodobesity2013.com/

School Nutrition Association Annual Conference

July 14-17, 2013 Kansas City, MO

http://docs.schoolnutrition.org/meetingsandevents/anc2013/index.asp

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Conference

August 9-12, 2013 Portland, OR

http://www.sneb.org/events/conference.html

Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo

October 19-22, 2013 Houston, TX

http://www.eatright.org/FNCE/

 

Local Food Systems

The Food Lab’s Food, the City, and Innovation Conference

February 1-2, 2013 Austin, TX

http://foodincubator.wordpress.com/conference/

Slow Money's 4th Annual National Gathering

April 29-30, 2013 Boulder, CO

https://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/6351/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=50926

Horticulture Society of New York’s Urban Agriculture Conference

May 2013 New York, NY

http://thehort.org/programs_forums.html

 

Food Access/Hunger

National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

March 3-5, 2013 Washington, D.C.

http://www.antihungerpolicyconference.org/

No Kid Hungry’s Conference of Leaders

June 2-3, 2013 Washington, D.C.

http://www.nokidhungry.org/about-us/leaders

 

Agriculture

Annual EcoFarm Conference

January 23-26, 2013 Pacific Grove, CA

http://ecofarm2013.org/

Women in Agriculture Conference

February 21-22, 2013 Kearney, NE

http://wia.unl.edu/

Moses Organic Farming Conference

February 21-23, 2013 La Crosse, WI

http://www.mosesorganic.org/conference.html

 

Food Studies/Multidisciplinary

Just Food Conference

March 29-30, 2013 New York, NY

http://justfood.org/events/just-food-conference-2013

Joint Annual Meetings & Conference of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society (AFHVS), Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS), & Society for Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (SAFN)

June 19-23, 2013 East Lansing, MI

http://afhvs.org/meetings/next-meeting/conference-home/

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commented 2012-12-19 15:05:58 -0500 · Flag
My pleasure! Thanks for all you do!
commented 2012-12-19 15:04:36 -0500 · Flag
Fantastic, thanks for sharing Howard!
commented 2012-12-19 14:48:51 -0500 · Flag
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