The NGFN Conference will offer 8 tracks with over 40 different sessions! Please click on the links to explore the different break-outs and speakers.
Track: Food Hub Operations
All the ins and outs of food hub logistics – from dealing with food safety certifications to figuring out how to partner with your neighbors for increased efficiency. Learn more here.
Track: Networks and Collaboration
If you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far, go together! This track is all about creating collaborative and meaningful partnerships to help achieve your goals. Learn more here.
Track: Place Based Economic Development
Learn how food can contribute to a local economy that is equitable, sustainable, and creates a sense of place. Learn more here.
Track: Shifting Power
This track explores how communities most affected by racism, disinvestment and injustice can reclaim power, self-determination and ownership of resources. Learn more here.
Track: Value Chain Coordination
Relationships, connectivity, and networks make a regional food system resilient. Explore the strategy of value chain coordination in this track. Learn more here.
Track: Market Channels
There are lots of ways to get products to consumers; discover the opportunities and drawbacks presented by direct to consumer, intermediated and institutional markets. Learn more here.
Track: Finance and Financing
Hear from your peers about how to make dollars and cents make sense for your business or organization. Learn more here.
Track: Lightning Talks & Solutions Exchanges
Explore new ideas, projects, and innovations in dynamic Lightning Talks and lend expertise to your peers in interactive Solutions Exchange sessions. Learn more here.