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)
Conversations for Possibilities: Simple Rules for Systems Thinking – Mary Pardee, University of Wisconsin-Extension and Sean Kinney, North of 8 Leaders & Innovators
Ingaborg’s Smorgasbord – Inga Witscher, host of Wisconsin Public Television’s Around the Farm Table
Wisconsin Consumers & Local Food: Marketing Recommendations for Direct Market Farmers – Bret Shaw, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Extension and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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
Breakout Sessions 2
Choosing to Share Your Farm: Farmer and Community Approaches to Agritourism – Innisfree McKinnon, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Stout
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
Thanks and see you later!