Growing Regional Food System Opportunity: Capital and Beyond | April 12, 2018

Agenda

10:00 a.m Wecome and introduction
Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Kim Karris, Food Well Alliance [Presentation Adobe PDF file format]
Kelly Brownell, Duke World Food Policy Center
10:45 Fostering Health, Equity, and Economic Impact in a Regional Food System: Obstacles and Opportunities
Moderator: Andrew Dumont, Federal Reserve Board
Jim Barham, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development [Presentation Adobe PDF file format]
Diane Harris, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [Presentation Adobe PDF file format]
Haile Johnston, Common Market
Reverend Richard Joyner, Conetoe Family Life Center
Noon Lunch and keynote address 
Will Harris, White Oak Pastures
1:00 p.m. Strengthening an Equitable Food System: Filling Capital Gaps
Moderator: David Beck, Self-Help Credit Union
Kevin Coogan, Hope Enterprise Corporation [Presentation Adobe PDF file format]
Tamara Jones, Southeastern African American Farmers Organic Network
Gary Matteson, Farm Credit Council
Eloris Speight
, Alcorn State University Center for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Policy Research Center [Presentation Adobe PDF file format]
2:00 Small group table discussions
Christina Szczepanski, Reinvestment Fund
3:00 Adjournment
Will Lambe, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Andrew Dumont
3:30 Optional site visit
Truly Living Well Center