2017 Schedule

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

Friday, September 8th


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

Saturday, September 9th


Field Trips across Georgia. Separate ticket required.

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


Registration opens at Georgian Terrace Hotel


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


Optional Family Style Dinners at Atlanta Restaurants

  • Tickets coming soon!

Sunday, September 10th


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


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


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


Breakout Sessions at The Fox Theatre and around town

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

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

Monday, September 11th


Breakfast and Registration


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)


Networking Break, Lunch and Closing Remarks


Summit Ends


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