Community Organization for a Healthy Economy
March 21st and 22nd, 2009
Leadership Summit 2009 seeks to build community wealth by catalyzing, connecting, and empowering local leaders dedicated to building healthy economies. This two day sustainability symposium convenes local thought leaders and national experts to assess current challenges, identify community assets, and begin aligning our resources for a prosperous future.
Program highlights include:
Keynote addresses by Michael Shuman, author of The Small-Mart Revolution; Mark Winne, author of Closing the Food Gap
Two world premier film showings:
Polycultures: Food Where We Live, Director Tom Kondilas (Award winning documentary on City Fresh/New Agrarian Center)
Coming Home: E.F. Schumacher & the Reinvention of the Local Economy, Director Chris Bedford (Features local currency)
Breakout sessions Reinventing the Local Economy, and Wholistic Wellness for the Hip-Hop Generation
Connect with individuals, organizations, and programs on the leading edge of community self sufficiency and civic empowerment. Help make food a catalyst for growth in the new economy. Admission is $79.95, and space is limited, so please register soon. For more details, please visit www.leadershipsummit2009.com.
Saturday, March 21, 2009 - 12:00
Consumer-driven production practices, consumer education opportunities, educational needs for the producer
Expanding meat processing capabilities to meet the needs of consumers, processors, and diverse cultural preferences
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