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10th Annual Local Food Summit

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Welcome to the 10th Annual Local Food Summit!
"Celebrating 10 Years of Developing our Local Food System!"

Where: Morris Lawrence Building, Washtenaw Community College
When: Monday, February 19th, 2018, 9am to 5pm. Doors open at 7:30am for onsite registration, breakfast and mingling.

Registration is required:
Register here:
Early Bird - By Friday 2/2/2018: $45 (registration & food)
Regular - After Friday 2/2/2018: $55 (registration & food)
Student: $25 (registration & food for the day)
Youth Track (ages 5-18): FREE (registration for morning youth track & food)
*Please Note: Space is limited. Please register as soon as possible if you would like to be assured a space. There will only be at-the-door registration on the day of the summit if spaces are available. The Youth Track (ages 5-18) is limited to 36 spots.

We are offering financial scholarship applications for anyone who would like to attend but needs assistance. You can request a scholarship through the Google Form found here. Scholarship requests are due by Wednesday, January 31. Please submit the scholarship request BEFORE you register so that you have the scholarship discount code at the time of registration. We are also offering the possibility of sponsorship of these scholarships (see below).

Check for the detailed schedule as it becomes available on the website at

Great local food throughout the day! Members of our team are working with chefs and staff at the Washtneaw Community College and with generous donors to provide delicious local food throughout the day. As the menu is finalized it will be posted online at

There are opportunities to be involved as a sponsor of the summit. Benefits include complimentary registration(s), program listing, and tabling space (as space allows), etc. Please find a sponsorship details at

This year the Local Food Summit has a free morning Youth Track that is available for ages 5-18. The Yourh Track is capped at 36 participants so be sure to reserve your spot! Parents and guardians are also welcome to bring infants with them to the event. If you need childcare to attend the summit, please email Emily Canosa ( with any questions or to receive further details. 

The Local Food Summit is striving to provide a scent-aware space this year! But what is does scent-aware mean? Why should I care about this? Fragrances and other scents can make it difficult for some people to participate in activities like the Local Food Summit. To read more about the scent-aware concept click here!

If you are interested in carpooling, please make use of the Local Food Summit facebook event page to coordinate! Click here to post and RSVP.

We're looking forward to seeing you on February 19th at the 10th Annual Local Food Summit!

Earlier Event: December 20
Slow Food Huron Valley Monthly Meeting
Later Event: February 21
Slow Food Huron Valley Monthly Meeting