2016 Food Access Summit
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 l 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The River Center at Saluda Shoals Park
5605 Bush River Road Columbia, SC 29212
$20 Tickets, Lunch will be provided
The annual S.C. Food Access Summit highlights efforts that improve access to healthy food for South Carolinians with limited financial resources. The summit will return to The RiverCenter at Saluda ShoalsPark this year providing social policy tools, training and action-oriented ideas to educate and organize participants to support local and state efforts to make the food system equitable for all.
This year's summit will feature Anthony Flaccavento, President and founder of SCALE, Inc. as the keynote speaker. Session topics include advocacy and policy, community economic development, transportation and food access, and funding healthy food projects. View the 2016 schedule here.
Planning Committee: Lowcountry Local First, Coastal Conservation League, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, Eat Smart Move More SC, University of South Carolina Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities University of South Carolina, Moore School of Business, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control, SC Association for Community Economic Development, Clemson University Extension, Central Midlands Council of Governments.
For more information and to register, click here.