2018 Food Summit: How to make good food widely available and cheap

Date: Oct 05, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Save the Date: October 5 - 6, 2018

There is an urgent need to transform the local food system to improve health, support sustainability and ensure food justice.

Join Cook County Department of Public Health, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, and Loyola University Chicago, Health Sciences Division for the 2018 Food Summit on October 5-6 at Loyola University Chicago in Maywood, Illinois. Check the "Documents and Handouts" tab for additional information.

Be inspired by a vision for food system transformation and learn about current investments in the Cook County region and opportunities for policy alignment across sectors, including the Good Food Purchasing Policy (GFPP), recently adopted by Cook County government. Stakeholders will also be engaged in identifying actions for effective implementation of GFPP.

Loyola University of Chicago - 2160 S. 1st Avenue, Maywood, Illinois

Friday, October 5, 2018
12 - 5pm: Keynote speakers and panel discussions. Reception to follow.


Saturday, October 6, 2018
9 am - 3:30pm: Keynote speaker and break-out sessions. Light breakfast and lunch will be served. 

Registration is $50 and will open in mid-August. Information will be posted as it becomes available. Please check back periodically.

For questions or more information, call 708.633.8350 or email healthyhotspot@cookcountyhhs.org.     


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