HEALTHY FOOD CONNECT

About the Event

On March 31, 2016, Healthy Food Connect was launched at an event with 14 speakers and over 200 attendees. Individual videos of each speakers’ presentation can be found below. A video of the entire event can be seen here.

Videos

Welcome

Florine Mark, Trustee Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

 

Program Overview and Morning Keynote

Program Overview
Melissa Smiley, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Morning Keynote, “Equity: The Key to Growing a Sustainable and Just Food System”
Amanda Navarro, PolicyLink

 

State and Regional Snapshots

Colleen Matts, MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

Megan Masson-Minock, Michigan Local Food Council Network

 

Kate Krauss, Fair Food Network

 

Short Talks About Local Activities

Dr. Gwendolyn Graddy-Dansby, PACE Southeast Michigan

 

Nicki Milgrom, Ecology Center

 

Willie Spivey, Keep Growing Detroit

 

Noam Kimelman, Detroit Food Academy

 

Sara Gold, United Way of Southeastern Michigan

 

Kirk Mayes, Forgotten Harvest

Gerry Brisson, Gleaners Community Food Bank

 

Afternoon Keynote

Afternoon Keynote, “Collaboration, Breakthroughs and Regeneration: Getting Things Done and Doing It Joyfully”
Nikki Silvestri, Silvestri Strategies

 

Grant Guidelines

Melissa Smiley, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Resources