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Real Food Summits are Coming!

on December 21, 2009

SAVE THE DATE!  The Real Food Summits are Coming!

This February and March, the Real Food Challenge is gonna be blowin' up once again! At any of FOUR regional summits and THREE leadership trainings, you'll get the opportunity to connect with other student and community food activists, explore new tools and resources for campus food change, and lay out BIG action plans for the future of food on your campus and in your region--all in one weekend! These gatherings are being created BY young people, FOR young people, so be sure to mark your calendars and dive right in!

California
Strengthening the Roots: Food and Justice Convergence
Place: UC Santa Cruz
Date: February 12-14

Northwest
Northwest Real Food Convergence: Cross-Pollinating Ideas & Action
Place: Univ. of Montana - Missoula
Date: February 12-14

Southeast
Southeast Youth Food Activist Summit 2010
Place: UNC - Chapel Hill
Date: February 5-7

Midwest
Midwest Real Food Summit

Place: Macalester College
Date: March 5-7

Northeast
Northeast Real Food Leadership Training
Places: Vermont (Univ. of Vermont), Boston (Boston College), New York (City College of New York)
Dates: February 12-14 (Vermont), February 19-21 (Boston), February 26-28 (New York)

Students from all regions welcome. And Northeasterners: don't fret. You'll get your big summit in fall 2010!

Click here for more information.  And don't forget to tell us what YOU want to do at these gatherings by taking our poll!

To learn more about ways to get involved with the planning process, contact your Regional Field Organizer.  Help us make these summits the most fun and galvanizing events of the year!