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Friday, November 8 • 11:45am - 1:00pm
A Whole Systems Approach to Institutional Supply Chain Development

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Rhode Island initiated a novel Farm to Institution Project in 2018 which has 5 Keys to Success, or core elements, including (1) learning from best practices nationwide; (2) strengthening public-private partnerships; (3) leveraging diverse funding sources; (4) harnessing the power of one-to-one supply chain facilitation; and (5) advocating for progressive state-level farm to institution policy.

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Shayna Cohen

Senior Consultant, Karen Karp & Partners
With more than 15 years of experience developing food systems solutions, Shayna’s work for KK&P focuses on the intersection of local food procurement strategies and vibrant, healthy regional economies.Her KK&P work combines her unyielding interest in food and farms with her passions... Read More →
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Tania Taranovski

Director of Programs, Farm to Institution New England
FINE is a six state network of public, private, and nonprofit entities working to mobilize the power of institutions to transform our food system. FINE is committed to the New England Food Vision, and is working towards an equitable and just food system that provides access to healthy... Read More →
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Nessa Richman

Network Director, RI Food Policy Council

Friday November 8, 2019 11:45am - 1:00pm EST
Classroom 214