The 2017 Indiana Food Summit brings farmers, chefs, food service, distributors and buyers together to learn from peers across Indiana.
Indiana Grown is a Gold Sponsor for this event!
We welcome all members to join us for learning, networking and sharing about your food business or initiative.
Three workshops on Monday 25 September will focus on food councils, healthier food retail training and food finance. These are professional development workshops with trainers from New Mexico, Wisconsin and Missouri; reducing your travel and costs for such a great opportunity.
On Tuesday 26 September, we will have more than 42 speakers, 2 tours, 10 panel sessions and 3 regional networking luncheons. We want you to leave inspired and connected to others working to create an Indiana food system that is more resilient, economically vibrant and diverse. Attendees will learn about new topics and be able to take a deep dive into learning. You can share your own community work with others during our networking luncheons. Creating a vibrant food system in your community can increase the quality of life for all residents, making healthy food and food access all part of the equation.
Tuesday evening 26 September, we will have an evening networking and vendor faire. If you or your food business would like to attend and have a booth throughout the Conference day and evening, you can register online.
Who Should attend the indiana food summit: farmers, food businesses, hunger organizations, public health officials, distributors, school food service directors, elected officials, healthier food retailers, food council members, small business advisors
What will you learn: you will hear from your peers across the state about many different topics including healthy food access, farm to school, food councils, food policy, shared-use commercial kitchens, food rescue, food repurpose, urban farming, and more! Don’t know what these things mean? Come to the food summit to learn and connect with others who are actively engaged in making a better food system for Indiana!