2017 Schedule

Schedule updated frequently – check back often. Click here for a MAP of Summit locations.

Friday, September 8th

2:00pm

Optional overnight Add-On Field Trip at White Oak Pastures. Separate ticket required.

Saturday, September 9th

Various

Field Trips across Georgia. Separate ticket required.

Farm Tours, Market Visits, Lamb Butchery, Oil Tastings, and more!

2:30pm

Registration opens at Georgian Terrace Hotel

5:30pm

Rooftop Reception at Ponce City Market, including:

  • Welcome from Chefs Collaborative

  • Stephanie Stuckey, Head of Mayor Kasim Reed’s Office of Resilience

  • Bites and Sips from Atlanta Chefs and Mixologists

8:00pm

Optional Family Style Dinners at Atlanta Restaurants

  • Tickets coming soon!

Sunday, September 10th

8:00am

Join Linton Hopkins of Hop’s Chicken and friends for a Southern Style Breakfast at The Fox Theatre

9:00am

General Session: Morning Line Up at The Fox Theatre, including:

  • Welcome from Piper Davis, Chefs Collaborative Board Chair

  • Welcome Y’all: A Celebration of Atlanta Regional Food Community with Chef Steven Satterfield (Miller Union) and Judith Winfrey (Love is Love Farm and PeachDish.com)

  • Fighting for the Future of Good Food Policy with Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine)

  • Building Your Ground Game for Change with Paula Daniels (co-founder of Center for Good Food Purchasing)

  • Inside the Sanctuary Restaurant Movement

12:30pm

The Atlanta Lunch Box at The Fox Theatre, including Sponsor Showcase

2:00pm

Breakout Sessions at The Fox Theatre and around town

Food Waste, Regional Grains, Values-driven Business, Sustainable Seafood, and more!

  • Click here for more details on Breakout Sessions!

6:00pm-9:00pm

Georgia State Fair Dinner at Chef Anne Quatrano’s Bacchanalia and Star Provisions

Monday, September 11th

8:00am

Breakfast and Registration

9:30am

Summit Programming at Atlanta Botanical Garden, including keynotes and short talks featuring:

  • Michiel Bakker (Director, Google Food)

  • Merry Edwards (Winemaker, California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance)

  • Alice Rolls (Executive Director, Georgia Organics)

  • Matthew Raiford (Chef/Farmer, The Farmer and the Larder/Gilliard Farms), Tamara Jones (Interim Executive Director, Southeast African American Farmers Organic Network)

  • Nicolette Hahn Niman (Co-Founder, BN Ranch)

  • Michael Hansen (Scientist, Consumers Union)

  • Kay Cornelius (VP of Foodservice, Niman Ranch)

12:00pm

Networking Break, Lunch and Closing Remarks

2:30pm

Summit Ends

 

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