Agenda

The NW Wisconsin Farm-to-Table Summit will provide a space for people to connect, create and collaborate.  Expect to learn from current research, explore new concepts, and meet local people who want to delve into farm-to-table ventures for economic development, tourism and healthy communities.

(Draft Agenda – subject to changes)

8:30 a.m.
Registration

9:00 a.m.
Conversations for Possibilities: Simple Rules for Systems Thinking – Mary Pardee, University of Wisconsin-Extension and Sean Kinney, North of 8 Leaders & Innovators

9:45 a.m.
Ingaborg’s Smorgasbord – Inga Witscher, host of Wisconsin Public Television’s Around the Farm Table

10:30 a.m.
Break/Networking

10:45 a.m.
Wisconsin Consumers & Local Food: Marketing Recommendations for Direct Market Farmers – Bret Shaw, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Extension and University of Wisconsin-Madison

11:30 a.m.
Lunch/Networking/Visit Exhibits

12:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions 1

Tourism with an Agricultural Twist – Julie Fox, Wisconsin Department of Tourism

Mapping Challenges and Opportunities for Local Foods – Joseph Malual, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Extension


1:15 p.m.
Break/Networking

1:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions 2

Choosing to Share Your Farm: Farmer and Community Approaches to Agritourism – Innisfree McKinnon, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Stout

TBA


2:15 p.m.
Break/Networking

2:30 p.m.
Conversations for Action: Connect, Create, Collaborate!  – Facilitated small group discussions to meet others and inspire ideas and action. Led by Mary Pardee, University of Wisconsin-Extension and Sean Kinney, North of 8 Leaders & Innovators

4:30 p.m.
Thanks and see you later!

Tell a Friend - Click Below to Share
University of Wisconsin-Extension