Tuesday May 27, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
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Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center 
2201 Fred Taylor Dr.
Columbus, OH 43210

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Morning Session Schedule:

The local food policy council morning session registration begins at 9am. Registration for this portion requires a registration code. Registered morning attendees will receive lunch.

9:30am - 9:45am - Welcome
Julie Fox, Associate Professor, OSU College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences and Morgan Taggart, Extension Educator in Community Development, Ohio State University Extension

9:45am - 10:30am - Fundraising for Food Policy Councils
Amy Bodiker, Fundraising Consultant, Amy Bodiker Consulting and Morgan Taggart

10:30am - 12:00pm - Find the Expert   

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch


John Glenn School of Public Affairs 

The Glenn School Presents:
State Food Policy Summit

The State Food Policy Summit held by the John Glenn School of Public Affairs is the single annual event for food policy interests to join together across the state. The summit is intended to inspire action by fostering awareness of food policy activities and possibilities at the state level. Please join us to learn about the current state of food policy in Ohio and envision future policy priorities for strengthening our local food systems.


12:45pm - Registration

1:15pm - Welcome
Jill Clark, Assistant Professor, John Glenn School of Public Affairs

1:25pm - 2014 Farm Bill: Reforms and New Opportunities 
Joe Shultz, Chief Economist,
United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

2:00pm -
Ohio's Plan to Prevent and Reduce Chronic Disease: 2014-2018
Andy Wapner, Chief Medical Officer, Ohio Department of Health

2:40pm - The Food Trust's Comprehensive Approach to Improve Access to
Healthy Food

John Weidman, Deputy Executive Director, The Food Trust

3:30pm - USDA Resources for Regional Food Hubs
Tony Logan, State Director, USDA Ohio Rural Development Agency

3:50pm - Michigan Food Policy Council Transition
Lori Yelton,
Registered Dietitian, Michigan Food Policy Council

4:30pm - Reception


  This event made possible by the generous sponsorship of the Ohio Regional Convergence Partnership.