Young Food Leaders

Dear Nksagar,


We’ve just announced some of our incredible speakers for our upcoming District of Columbia (February 28), Seattle (March 17), and Boston (April 19) 2018 Food Tank Summits.

All three events are going to be incredible, and we hope you will join us in 2018.

Also, we are putting up a limited number of tickets for all three summits at 20-percent off, while supplies last ($239 instead of $299).

Here are just a few of the incredible people you will see:

Washington, D.C. (February 28, 2018, at the Jack Morton Auditorium)
Cultivating the Next Generation of Young Food Leaders
In partnership with The George Washington University, World Resources Institute, the National Farmers Union, Future Farmers of America, and the National Young Farmers Coalition

30+ speakers including (many more to be announced): M.J. Altman, World Food Program USA; José Andrés, Celebrity Chef and Owner, ThinkFoodGroup; Allison Aubrey, National Public Radio; Eliza Barclay, Vox; Xavier Brown, Soilful City; Blaze Currie, National Future Farmers of America; Caitlin Dewey, The Washington Post; Jill Isenbarger, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture; Roger Johnson, National Farmers Union; Rachel Konrad, Impossible Foods Inc.; Jeremiah Lowery, D.C. Food Policy Council; Kathleen Merrigan, The George Washington University; Edie Mukiibi, Slow Food International; Regina Northouse, Food Recovery Network; Andrew Steer, World Resources Institute; Lindsey Lusher Shute, National Young Farmers Coalition; Dan Simons, Founding Farmers; Lauren Frances Tucker, Kiss the Ground; and Cecily Upton, FoodCorps.

To learn more or purchase tickets for the Washington D.C. Summit click HERE.

Seattle, WA (March 17, 2018, at Pigott Auditorium at Seattle University)
Growing Food Policy
In partnership with Food Action and Seattle University

30+ speakers including (many more to be announced): Ashley Ahearn, KUOW Seattle; Steve Cohen, City of Portland; Ken Cook, Environmental Working Group; BJ Cummings, Sustainable Seattle; Whitney Ellersick, Portland Public Schools; Mark Freeman, Microsoft; Ben Friedman, Homegrown; Chip Giller, Grist; Rosalinda Guillén, Community to Community Development; Katie Herzog, The Stranger; Stephen Jones, The Bread Lab at Washington State University; Sharon Lerman, City of Seattle; Mike Lufkin, King County Government; Amanda Oborne, Ecotrust; and Nicole Sprinkle, Seattle Weekly.

To learn more or purchase tickets for the Seattle Summit click HERE.

Boston, MA (April 19, 2018, at Royale)
Exploring the Paradox of Hunger and Obesity
In collaboration with the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and Oxfam America

30+ speakers including (many more to be announced): Eva Botkin-Kowacki, The Christian Science Monitor; Lindsay Kalter, Boston Herald; Jeff Cole, Mass Farmers Markets; Jennifer L. Harris, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity; Alex Kingsbury, The Boston Globe; Katherine Miller, James Beard Foundation; Michel Nischan, Wholesome Wave; Gideon Porth, Atlas Farm; Noreen Springstead, WhyHunger; and Norbert Wilson, Tufts University.

To learn more or purchase tickets for the Boston Summit click HERE.

Every day we will be making more incredible announcements, and these events will all sell out quickly! Tickets include breakfast and lunch. All of our events are free to watch via live stream, and a limited number of scholarships are still available.

Hope to see you at one of these incredible events!

All the best,

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