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    Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

    Growing Local Food Economies: Good Food, Good Business

    When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
    2400 S Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    The University of Missouri Extension Growing Local Food Economies: Good Food, Good Business conference will show how food system initiatives and strengthened rural-urban linkages impact producers, communities, and regional economies. Keynote speaker Dr. Becca Jablonski from Colorado State University will lead the morning discussion highlighting relevant data and trends. During the afternoon, each site (Columbia, Kansas City, Springfield and St. Louis) will have the chance to explore unique, regional food system topics on their own. Please join us for this important discussion. The conference will include lunch and ample opportunity for networking.

    Session topic:

    The University of Missouri Extension Growing Local Food Economies: Good Food, Good Business conference will show how food system initiatives and strengthened rural-urban linkages impact producers, communities, and regional economies. Keynote speaker Dr. Becca Jablonski from Colorado State University will lead the morning discussion highlighting relevant data and trends. During the afternoon, each site (Columbia, Kansas City, Springfield and St. Louis) will have the chance to explore unique, regional food system topics on their own. Please join us for this important discussion. The conference will include lunch and ample opportunity for networking.

    Registration:

    Please register online at https://extension2.missouri.edu/events/growing-local-food-economies-good-food-good-business. The Springfield site will be held at MU Extension Greene County Extension Center which is in the Springfield-Greene Botanical Center in Nathaniel Greene Park at 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, MO 65807. more...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Christian County
    phone: 417-581-3558