Countless children face a lifetime of health-related issues based on access to nutritious food. Our schools are on the front line of driving that access, and on educating children in the cafeteria and beyond about healthy choices. This third annual conference brings together all the essential stakeholders for a spirited discussion of common concerns and action steps that can mobilize all of us equally.
Speakers and attendees include school food professionals, parents, policy and wellness advocates, and officials and academicians in the fields of law, nutrition, public health and education. The 2017 conference features keynote addresses by Marion Nestle and Betti Wiggins.
“Healthy Food Fuels Hungry Minds’ is presented with the objective of enabling participants to make our kids’ nutrition the best in the nation by creating an environment both in and out of school where great nutrition is fostered and valued and healthy choices, including healthy beverages and clean, drinkable water, are always the easiest ones.
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Upcoming EventsMay31Thu2:00 pm Engaging Students in Local Food:... @ Virtual forum/webinarEngaging Students in Local Food:... @ Virtual forum/webinarMay 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pmHave you been wondering how to communicate the value of local food to the students on your campus? Are you looking for fresh ideas for storytelling, advertising, and event programming? Join our one-hour “forum” to ask questions, share resources, and … Continue reading →Jun28Thu8:00 am Where Women Gather: A Celebratio...Where Women Gather: A Celebratio...Jun 28 @ 8:00 am – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pmWhat’s the key ingredient to healthy communities? Women leading food system change. Women make up one of the fastest growing segments of new farmers today and we come from a long and deep history and tradition of cultivating the soil. … Continue reading →Oct24Wed8:00 am Where Women Gather: A Celebratio...Where Women Gather: A Celebratio...Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – Oct 26 @ 5:00 pmLocation(s): Main Conference Meeting Space Omni Hotel 155 Temple Street New Haven, CT. 06510 Breakout Rooms & Vendor Symposium Gateway Community College 20 Church Street New Haven, CT. 06510 Contracted Hotels: Room reservations are not included in registration rate. Please … Continue reading →