Last Day to Grab Discounted Early Bird Special Tix for Seedstock’s ‘Innovation and the Rise of Local Food’ Conference
September 3, 2015 | seedstock
Today is the FINAL day to obtain discounted registration for the upcoming 4th Annual Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Conference: Innovation and the Rise of Local Food in San Diego on Nov. 3 – 4, 2015.
More info here:
Day 1 – The Future Farm Field Trip
The event will kick off with the Future Farm Field Trip on Tuesday, Nov. 3, which will offer a limited number of attendees an excursion into the diversity of urban and state-of-the-art indoor agriculture operations in Southern California. To learn more about the field trip, click here: http://seedstockconference.com/program.
Day 2 – Conference Day
The Conference Day on Wednesday, November 4 will look at the confluence of agricultural innovation and the escalating demand for locally grown food. Through keynotes and panels, expert speakers will explore the following topic areas:
- A deep dive into the current state of the local food marketplace from the diverse vantage points of the grower, distributor, retailer and institutional buyer
- Impact of technology on supply chain models that have the potential to transform the food system into one that is more local
- How hydroponic and indoor growers utilize sustainability, embrace innovative business models and push the limits of agricultural technology to expand the local food marketplace
- Urban farming and its role in expanding local food access, benefiting community and growing local economies
- And more!
Learn More and Grab your Early Bird Special Ticket here:
Catt Fields White – CEO of SD Weekly Markets
Gus Schumacher – Founding Board Chair and Vice President of Wholesome Wave
Bob Harrington – President of Specialty Produce
Lucy Norris – Director of the Regional Food Systems Program at Ag Innovations
Lauren Blacker – District Manager at Sodexo for Sharp HealthCare
Milan Kluko – Founder and President at Green Spirit Farms
Ed Glebus – Associate Director and Executive Chef for SDSU Dining
Pierre Sleiman – Founder and CEO of Go Green Agriculture
Tarek Hijazi – Director of Agriculture and Regulatory Affairs at Sundial Farm
Dan Gibbs – CEO of Home Town Farms
Daron “Farmer D” Joffe – Director of Agricultural Innovation at Leichtag Foundation
Erik Oberholtzer – Co-founder of Tender Greens
Amy McCann – Co-founder and CEO of Local Food Marketplace
Robert Tse – State Broadband Coordinator for USDA CA-Rural Development
Anchi Mei – Senior Program Manager at International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Damian Valdez – Farmer at Seeds@City Urban Farm
N. Diane Moss – Executive Director of Project New Village and more!
A Limited Number of Early Bird Tickets Remain: