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2024 Conference

Schedule at a Glance

All times listed in Pacific Time (PT)

Saturday May 18, 2024

 

 8:00 - 9:00 AM PT



CONFERENCE OPENING

A Reading and Conversation with Rena Priest

Enrolled member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation

6th Washington State Poet Laureate (2021-2023)


 9:00 - 9:15 AM PT

Break

 

 9:15 - 10:00 AM PT



You're Eating Injustice

Gabriel Allahdua

Author, Activist-in-Residence,

University of Guelph


 10:00 - 10:15 AM PT

Break


 10:15 - 11:00 AM PT





Nourishing Youth and Planet: Farm to School as a Climate Solution

Tomas Delgado, Program Director

National Farm to School Network


 11:00 - 11:15 AM PT 

Break

 

 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM PT


Empowering Youth

Through Hands-On, Farm-to-Table,

School-Based Hydrophonic Farming

Teens for Food Justice

Paloma Jones, BA, BS, MPH

Jackie Roth, BSA


 12:00 - 12:15 PM PT

Break


 12:15 - 1:00 PM PT




Food Clues:

How to Use the Doctrine of Signatures to Identify the Benefits of Food

Julie Tran-Olive, ND, LAc

 

 1:00 - 1:15 PM PT

 Break


 1:15 - 2:00 PM PT


Cultivating Food Sovereignty and Health Justice:

Uniting Urban Agriculture and Medicine

Christina Gonzales, Co-President, Edible Healing Garden

Katherine Chen, MS, RD, CDCES


 2:00 - 2:15 PM PT

Break

 

 2:15 - 3:00 PM PT


Transforming Lives through Food Assistance:

A Journey Towards Health Justice

Unique Kumtap, B.Pharm, MPH, PMP


 3:00 - 3:15 PM PT

Break

 

 3:15 - 4:15 PM PT


Presentation & Cooking Demo

Applying Culinary Medicine- From the Farm to the "Farmacy"

Amy Sapola, PharmD, FAIHM, IFMCP


 4:15 - 4:30 PM PT

Break


 4:30 - 5:15 PM PT



Mālama ʻOhana:

Nourishing Generations Through Family Meals

Landon Opunui, ND, FAIHM, DipACLM

Miki Wong, RDN, MACO


 5:15 - 5:30 PM PT

Break

 

5:30 - 6:15 PM PT



The Missing Ingredient:

Nutrition in Healthcare Education and Health Justice

Sara Wiens, MS, RD, MPAS, PA-C

Sunday May 19, 2024

 7:00 - 7:45 AM PT



Farm-Based Health Hub-

A Reverse Approach to Food is Medicine

Christa Barfield, B.S.

CEO, FarmerJawn Agriculture


 7:45 - 8:00 AM PT 

Break

 

 8:00 - 9:00 AM PT


SPECIAL GUEST

Why Agroecologically Produced Food is a Medicine

Million Belay, PhD

Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSAfrica)


 9:00- 9:15 AM PT

Break

 9:15 - 10:00 AM PT

Linking Agriculture to Healthcare

Zuzanna Zielinska and Eirini Tsirimokou


 10:00 - 10:15 AM PT

 Break


 10:15 AM - 11:00 PM PT


        Eat Local, Think Global:

     A Dialogue with the President of the World Farmers Markets Coalition about Food Sustainability

Richard McCarthy

President, World Farmers Markets Coalition


 11:00 - 11:15 PM PT

Break

 11:15 - 12:00 PM PT


Using Mutual Aid to Create Seed Systems 

to Grow Food and Medicine

Denise Cusack, BA PDC


 12:00 - 12:15 PM PT

Break

 12:15 - 1:00  PM PT


The Farm Bill:

Implications for Food Systems and Nutrition Practice

Christina Badaracco, MPH, RDN, LDN


 1:00 - 1:15 PM PT 

Break

 1:15 - 2:00 PM PT



Nourishing Communities + the Earth

Tania Roa, MSc

Sustainable Harvest International

  2:00 - 2:15 PM PT

Break

  2:15 - 3:00 PM PT



Upcycled Food:

Treasuring Food Waste to Create a More Accessible,

Nutritious and Equitable Food System

Lara Ramdin, BSc Hons, PhD


 3:00 - 3:15 PM PT

Break

 3:15 - 4:15 PM PT



KEYNOTE

The (R)evolution of Indigenous Foodways

Chef Sean Sherman


 4:15 - 4:30 PM

Conference Closing

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