Austin, Texas- Farm and Food Leadership Conference

Sep 14, 2010


Time : 9:30 AM

4th Annual Farm and Food Leadership Conference, Sept. 13äóñ14
Join an exciting gathering of non-profit leaders, farmers and ranchers, farmers market organizers, local food activists, and more!
Topics will include: Keynote address by Jim Hightowerr äó¢ Food Access and Policy Councils äó¢ Codex: Whatäó»s Happening With Supplements? äó¢ Food Safety Issues äó¢ Food Labels: What Do They Mean? äó¢ Raw Milk in Texas äó¢ Genetically Modified Foods and Their Impacts äó¢ Water Issues äó¢ Meat Processing äó¢ Slow Money äó¢ Animal Identification and more. Sponsored by: Wheatsville Co-op, Edible Austin, Edible Dallas and Fort Worth, Coyote Creek Organic Feed Mill, Growing Good Things to Eat in Texas, Shades of Green Farm. Sponsoring organizations: Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance, Sustainable Food Center, Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

This conference will give you the tools you need to take action to protect your farm and your food supply! There will be speakers on how to lobby, telling your story and social networking.

MondayäóñTuesday, September 13-14, at the Mexican-American Cultural Center, 600 River Street, Austin. For more information and to register, go to: or call 254-697-2661.