September 10, 2010  |  9am - 4pm
Central Oregon Community College, Bend OR
Campus Center, Wille Hall

Online Registration is closed; payments will be accepted at the door. 

Registration cost:  $20 (includes The Deli Sandwich Buffet Served with Potato Salad, Fresh Fruit and Potato Chips, Homemade Cookies or Brownies).  Sponsorships are available.  Please contact Katrina Van Dis with your inquiry.

Presented By


Welcoming Remarks

Community Food Assessment Report
Wy’East RC&D Americorps VISTA volunteer

Keynote Speaker
Mark Winne, Former Director of Connecticut’s Hartford Food System and author of
“Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table of Plenty”.

Collaboration & Break-Out Sessions
Bob Chadwick,  Consensus Associates
Discuss objectives and format of the break-out sessions.

Lunch & Networking

Break-out Sessions

Enhancing Emergency Food Services & Community Health
Providing Food for the Community
  • Kate Wells, St. Charles Health System, Heart Services
  • Robyn Johnson, Partners for Hunger Free Oregon
  • Beth Ann Beamer, CHIP, Mountain View Hospital
  • Lee Warnecke, Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation
Building a Local Food Systems Infrastructure
Working Together to Deliver Food

  • Mike Duggan, DD Ranch
  • KC Berman, Butcher Boys
  • Stu O’Neill, Rogue Farm Corps
  • Megan Fehrman, Friends of Family Farmers
  • Melissa Matthewson, Siskiyou Sustainable Cooperative

Community Food Projects
Using Land to Benefit the Community

  • Mark Peterson, St. Charles Medical Center
  • Anne Donahue, City of Eugene and Friendly Neighborhood Farmers
  • Zach Hancock, Common Table & Food Forest
  • Nicole Timm, Locavore

Opportunities for Starting a Regional Food Systems Council
Building Our Foundation

  • Mark Winne, Author of Closing the Food Gap, Keynote speaker

Consensus Building

Next Steps & Closing Remarks

Key Note Speaker

Mark Winne, former director of Connecticut’s Hartford Food System and the author of Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty.

Part of the purchase of this book will help to pay for local community support for the Food Summit.

Books are also available at these local bookstores and at the Food Summit

Between the Covers
645 NW Delaware, Bend

1288 SW Simpson, Bend


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