Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Greater Peoria Regional Food Summit

Greater Peoria Regional Food Summit
 Planning for Community Sustainability
February 22, 2014
9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center, Peoria

Sustainable local food systems balance economic prosperity, environmental preservation, and public health while moving agricultural products from farmer to consumer. Join us for a conversation with key leaders from Homegrown Minneapolis, as we explore strategies to strengthen the local foods movement in our region.

Event sponsors include: Peoria County Board, City of Peoria, Peoria LISC, Peoria County Health Department, Peoria County Farm Bureau, Illinois Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Committee, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University, Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program, University of Illinois Extension,  and University of Illinois Department of Urban and Regional Planning.

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