The 2017 Food Citizen Symposium was a great success!

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the effort. It was great to see so many students in attendance. We will soon be posting the archived livestream video to this page for those who want to access the replay.

A big THANK YOU to the following folks:

David Laughlin
Ron Ellis 
Stephen Mercer 
Brooke Sutherland 
Kevin Reynolds 
Karen Gergely 
Dan Platt 
Kate Ytell 
Gail Fuller

Diane Ott Wealy
Cindy Goodner
Aliza Eliazarov
Steve and Jeanne Upson
Pam Combs
Julia Wilkerson
Ryan Schlom
Jenna Cox
Brian White

Paul Stewart 
Alice Nelms
Caleb Torres 
William Ansong
Carol Hall 
Jeanne Davis 
Paul R. Davis
Jennifer McBroom
Will Ward

Thanks to our sponsors:

Seed Savers Exchange

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Kicking Horse Coffee

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Exo Protein

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We look forward to planning next year’s event!

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Friday, April 14th, 2017

$25/Registrant

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TIME SESSION DESCRIPTION LOCATION
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.                                                       Registration & Student Poster Session Shaw Lobby
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.   

Session I - "American as Apple Pie": Food Citizenship, and the Stories We Tell - Dan Platt, PhD, Graceland University Humantities Department

Platt Circle Headshot-smallLike its cousin concept, national citizenship, “food citizenship” is a strange bouillabaisse of geography, politics, and storytelling... 

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Carol Hall
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Session II - Insects: The Ultimate Superfood - Kate Ytell, Graceland University Alumnus '16, B.A.

Ytell Circle Headshot-smallThe world’s appetite for meat is growing, and addressing food security with regard for the environmental is becoming an increasingly relevant issue...

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Carol Hall
11:00 a.m. - Noon

Session III - Why Grow Your Own Food - Steve Upson, Senior Consultant at the Noble Foundation

Upson Circle Headshot-smallWhy grow your own food? When asked this question most people respond ’to save money’ or ‘to eat healthy’...

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Carol Hall
Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

Higdon Admin. Building - Harpham Heritage Chapel
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Session IV - The DIrt on Soil Health and Human Health - Gail Fuller, G & L Whole Food and Fuller Family Farms

Fuller Circle Headshot-smallWhen it comes to your health, you're standing on the answer...

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Carol Hall

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Session V - Importance of Seed Saving - Diane Ott Whealy, Expert Gardener and co-founder of Seed Savers Exchange

Ott-Whealy Circle Headshot-smallThrough her session, Importance of Seed Saving, Diane will discuss how backyard gardeners can protect the genetic diversity of our food supply through heirloom gardening...

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Carol Hall
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Session VI - "Waste Not" with Aliza Eliazarov (Keynote Speaker), Freelance Photographer

Eliazarov Circle Headshot-smallDon’t miss this opportunity to hear New York City based photographer Aliza Eliazarov share her perspective on making creative portraiture, conceptual still life and long term documentary images...

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Carol Hall

 

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