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Since 2012, the Wallace Center has been convening leaders from across the good food movement for a comprehensive, practitioner-driven conference to share inspirational ideas, build professional connections, and learn practical skills and innovative approaches for creating resilient and inclusive food systems.
We will take stock of our progress as a movement and look ahead to the future as we seek to break down silos and build collaborative systems-level solutions to answer some of the greatest challenges of our time. Leaders from across the country will gather in New Orleans, LA to recognize and consider the successes and challenges, critically and honestly evaluate current efforts and roadblocks, assess where different approaches need to be taken, and discuss emerging opportunities and challenges we need to prepare for.
With a renewed focus on equity and community development, the 2020 NGFN Conference will expand on the success of previous Conferences and continue to build the capacity of food systems leaders and organizations and inspire innovation through engaging presentations, trainings, networking, and peer-learning opportunities.
We are excited to be partnering with New Orleans-based non-profit Propeller to explore, highlight, and connect with the rich and dynamic food culture of the region throughout the 2020 Conference.
The Wallace Center develops partnerships, pilots new ideas, and advances solutions to strengthen communities through resilient farming and food systems. Our goal is to increase the availability of good food, support farming-driven economic and community development in both rural and urban communities, and strengthen community based food and farming organizations throughout America. Learn more at www.wallacecenter.org.
Since 2009, Propeller has been growing and supporting entrepreneurs as they tackle social and environmental disparities. Propeller works to create a powerful community of diverse entrepreneurs and stakeholders working together for a more equitable future where everyone can lead healthy, fulfilling lives free of racism, poverty, and other systems of oppression. Learn more at http://gopropeller.org.