Agenda

All events will be in Buckman Hall.

8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Breakfast served. Registration and Vendor Expo.

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Plenary: Nat Turner, Founder, Our School at Blair Grocery, New Orleans, LA

10:15 a.m – 11:15 a.m.
Concurrent Panel Sessions

Track 1: What Crops Make Money on a Diversified Vegetable Farm
Track 2: Planting the Seed: How to Become a Young Farmer in the Mid-South
Track 3: Beyond Charity: Faith Based Food Justice Initiatives (Sponsored by The Memphis Center for Food and Faith)

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch provided by Cultivate Memphis

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Concurrent Panel Sessions

Track 1: Mushroom Cultivation, Dickey Farms
Track 2: Dunbar School Garden and Shelby County Schools Farm to School programĀ  (Sponsored by Bobby Lanier Farm Park)
Track 3: Theory and Practice: The Role of Colleges and Universities in Building a Just, Local, and Sustainable Food System

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Concurrent Panel Sessions

Track 1: How We Transitioned From Middle-class City People to Farming and Why.
Track 2: Urban Homesteading
Track 3: Good Food For All: Increasing Access to Locally Sourced Foods (Sponsored by the Food Advisory Council)

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Plenary: Miles McMath, Director of Culinary Operations at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
“Foodlosophy: An Overview of the Culinary Department at St. Jude”

4:15 p.m – 5:30 p.m.
Reception

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