AGENDA

AGENDA

THE COLORADO FOOD SUMMIT: TUESDAY, JANUARY 7TH, 2020

Our Agenda’s Mission

The Colorado Food Summit works to build linkages that meet diverse urban food goals while creating viable market opportunities that builds wealth for Colorado farmers and ranchers and rural communities.


8:00 – 9:00am
Continental Breakfast

9:00am: Welcome and Introduction
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

9:15am: Opening Plenary
Leveraging Denver’s Food Policy and Procurement Power
Moderator: Blake Angelo, Coordinator, CO Food Systems Advisory Council

10:30am: Coffee break

Noon: Lunch

3:30pm: Closing Plenary
Laine Cidowski, Food Systems Administrator, City and County of Denver
Marco Antonio Abarca, President, Ready Foods
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)

Closing Remarks
Kate Greenberg, Commissioner, Colorado Department of Agriculture

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

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Join some of the main players in the state to spotlight our robust agricultural economy and build linkages with growing Denver food markets. We invite anyone connected to Colorado's food system to be a part of this important discussion.

Questions?

Contact us by email and we’d be happy to answer any questions you have
about attending the event, sponorship, and scholarships.

Questions?

Contact us by email and we’d be happy to answer any questions you have about attending the event, sponorship, and scholarships.