Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming ‘Farm to Plate’ Conference
Ithaca, NY— Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming is pleased to announce “The Farm to Plate Conference: Uniting to Create, Educate, and Celebrate a Sustainable Local Food System” which will take place on May 11-13, 2017 in Ithaca, NY and the surrounding areas.
The conference is a collaborative effort by Bloodroot Collective, Groundswell Center, Food, Agroecology, Justice and Well-being Collective at Cornell, community member and EVI resident Jay Smith, the Tompkins County Food Policy Council and the Youth Farm Project. Additional collaborations are still underway.
The Farm to Plate Conference, originally conceptualized by community member, food producer and educator Damon Brangman, has a vision to honor our ancestors, the land and local farmers, to share knowledge and resources about food production, preparation and community-wide resilience strategies, and build sustainable campus/community relationships.