Conferences related to food systems and/or community development.

Event Date 11/30/-0001
Individual Price Price varies based on individual food purchases and lodging

Location: WashingTon DC


*** This event requires an application. Please apply here. ***

Celebrating Food Tank’s 4th Annual Washington DC Food Tank Summit

Cultivating the Next Generation of Young Food Leaders

In partnership with George Washington University and World Resources Institute

February 28th, 2018 at the Jack Morton Auditorium.

Tickets are $299

30+ Speakers. To be Announced Soon!


Other summits:

Seattle (March 17)
Growing Food Policy
In partnership with Food Action

Boston (April 19)
Exploring the Paradox of Hunger and Obesity
In collaboration with the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and Oxfam America

Each Summit features 30+ amazing speakers (to be announced soon) and includes a delicious breakfast and lunch, with tons of other terrific opportunities and surprises.

Speakers at our most recent Summit in New York City, in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, included diverse voices such as Tom Colicchio, Kimbal Musk, Sam Kass, Dan Barber, Ruth Reichl, John Boyd, Jr., and three dozen more.

All panels are moderated by major media, with past participation including journalists from National Public Radio, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Vice, BuzzFeed, The Atlantic, Fast Company, National Geographic, and dozens more


Note: Due to overwhelming demand for our Summits, we are running an application process to ensure we have an audience of diverse backgrounds and expertise.You can find the application for a ticket access code here:



Event Date 2/28/2017 9:00 am ET
Event End Date 2/28/2018 5:00 pm ET
Individual Price $299.00

This event is sponsored and partnered by the University of Madison and multiple state and national agencies. These include the Wisconsin Union, University of Wisconsin-Extension, North Central SARE, Intertribal Agriculture Council, NACHP, Family Farm Defenders, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, Wunk Sheek, Tocabe, the Sioux Chef, Steenbocks on Orchard, Brown Rice and Honey. 


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Event Date 3/10/2017 9:30 am ET
Event End Date 3/12/2017 1:00 pm ET
Individual Price Price varies

This event is held in partnership with the Tisch Food Center and Farm School NYC. Just Food is a nonprofit organization that empowers and supports community leaders in their efforts to advocate for and increase access to healthy, locally-grown food, especially in underserved NYC neighborhoods. 


Find out more about the event here.


Event Date 3/12/2017 9:00 am ET
Event End Date 3/13/2017 5:30 pm ET
Individual Price Price varies

This event is presented by FamilyFarmed, a non-profit organization committed to expanding the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, in order to enhance the social, economic, and environmental health of our communities.


For more information, check out the event here.

Event Date 3/16/2017 8:30 am ET
Event End Date 3/18/2017 4:45 pm ET
Individual Price Price varies