Join community leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, farmers, youth, local government and health professionals interested in building community through food.
December 5 – 6, 2019
Rocky Mount Event Center, 285 NE Main St, Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Schedule at a Glance
8:30 – 9:30am
9:30 – 10:00am
9:50 – 10:00am
10:00 – 11:15am
11:30 – 12:15pm
12:15 – 1:15pm
1:15 – 2:30pm
2:45 – 4:00pm
4:00 – 5:00pm
5:30 – 7:30pm (off site location)
7:45 – 8:30am
8:30 – 9:45am
10:00 – 11:00am
11:15 – 12:30pm
12:30 – 2:00pm
1:00 – 2:00pm
2:15 – 3:15pm
3:15 – 3:30pm
Thursday, December 5th
Registration & Breakfast
Welcome + Context Setting
Remarks: Dr. John Lumpkin, President BCBSNC Foundation
Keynote Presentation: Natalie Burke, Common Health Action
Cultivating interconnection: The power of equity work to catalyze connection
Regional breakouts – Charlotte, Northeast, Southeast, Triad, Triangle, West
Workshop Sessions 1
Workshop Sessions 2
Fun Zone open! Time to have fun with the ropes course, climbing walls, and video arcade.
Social Hour with refreshments at Rocky Mount Mills, 1151 Falls Rd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Dinner on your own
Breaks and beverages will be available throughout the day
Friday, December 6th
Registration & Breakfast
Workshop Sessions 3
Affinity group breakouts: Racial Equity Coaching | Stuck with Structure | Coordinators Unite | Urban Food Issues | Rural Food Issues | Food Recovery / Food Waste | Food Assessments
Workshop Sessions 4
Keynote Presentation: Jessica Holmes, Wake County Board of Commissioners
The importance of community representation in local government
Ignite Presentations – speed talks by community members
Closing & Group Photo
Breaks and beverage refreshments will be available throughout the day
Each food council in the North Carolina Network of Food Councils can receive up to two free registrations and travel allowance. Our team will send all food council leaders information on how to take advantage of these scholarships.
If you are no longer able to attend the event, we are able to transfer your registration to a different person at any time. Email Mia Murphy, firstname.lastname@example.org, to make that transition.
Before November 18th, we can refund registration costs minus a $20 fee.
After November 18th, we are not able to offer any refunds for registration.
Be a sponsor!
We invite organizations and businesses to support this event with financial sponsorship. We are open to creative ideas for sponsors to contribute and add value to this event. See the sponsorship opportunities. Please contact Gini Knight at (919) 515-5362 or at email@example.com with questions or ideas.