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2011 Food Summit
The 2nd Annual Multnomah Food Summit focused on implementing actions of the Multnomah Food Action Plan. To Grow and Thrive by 2025 we must come together to develop strategic partnships and identify gaps and barriers to fostering a sustainable, healthy, equitable, and prosperous local food system in Multnomah County.
The 2011 Multnomah Food Summit kicked off with an inspiring keynote address from Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen. The video below is of Chair Cogen's Keynote Address & introduction by Commissioner Judy Shiprack.
This year's Multnomah Food Summit hosted 18 diverse worksessions chosen through a community RFP process to address implementation of food system actions outlined in the Multnomah Food Action Plan. Worksessions engaged participants in turning vision into action with structured and interactive sessions that included next steps for the future.
The Multnomah County Office of Sustainability would like to thank the 2011 Food Summit Planning Committee, volunteers, guest speakers, community work session presenters, and participants for making the 2011 Multnomah Food Summit a tremendously successful community-based event, moving our shared vision for a healthy, equitable, and prosperous local food system into action!