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Mississippi Food Summit

March 2013

Co-sponsored by ARC, the University of Mississippi Department of Public Policy Leadership, the Trent Lott Leadership Institute, the Gaining Ground Sustainability Institute of Mississippi, the University of Mississippi Office of Sustainability, and the University of Mississippi Department of Nutrition and Hospitality

March 1, 2013
Powerhouse Community Arts Center
413 South 14th Street
Oxford, Mississippi

The March 1, 2013, Mississippi Food Summit, co-hosted by ARC, provided a forum for discussion of efforts to grow the state's sustainable food economy. The summit was held in conjunction with the Gaining Ground Sustainable Living Conference, held March 2–3.

Sessions at the event focused on topics including local food systems; models for stimulating local and regional economies; human and environmental health; building community partnerships; and developing food policy.

Summit agenda

Summit Web site