PRESENTATIONS

AGENDA

THE COLORADO FOOD SUMMIT: TUESDAY, JANUARY 7TH, 2020
8:00 – 9:00am
Continental Breakfast
SCHLESSMAN LOBBY

9:00am: Welcome and Introduction
RICKETSON AUDITORIUM
Becca Jablonski, Assistant Professor and Food Systems Extension Economist,
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Colorado State University
John Reich, Program Officer, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Kate Greenberg, Commissioner, Colorado Department of Agriculture

9:30am: Opening Plenary
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Leveraging Denver’s Food Policy and Procurement Power
Moderator: Blake Angelo, Coordinator, CO Food Systems Advisory Council

10:30am: Coffee break
Noon: Lunch
SOUTH ATRIUM
3:30pm: Closing Plenary
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RICKETSON AUDITORIUM
Marco Antonio Abarca, President, Ready Foods
Haydn Christensen, Colorado Fresh Farms
Laine Cidowski, Food Systems Administrator, City and County of Denver
Jasmine Dillon, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University
Kenny Meyer, Associate Local Products Coordinator, Whole Foods Market- Rocky Mountain Region
Becca Jablonski, Assistant Professor and Food Systems Extension Economist,
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Colorado State University (moderator)

Happy Haynes, Deputy Mayor, City of Denver

4:30pm: Colorado Proud Happy Hour
SCHLESSMAN LOBBY
Showcasing Colorado Proud foods and brews/wine/whiskey

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