Presentations from Local Food Symposium Opening Plenary Panel

Redefining Local Food Systems

The Greenbelt Fund Local Food Symposium opened with a plenary panel featuring Jim Barham, of the Rural Business-Cooperative Service at the USDA, and John Fisk, of the Wallace Center at Winrock International, moderated by Michael von Massow of the University of Guelph. 

Presenting on local food systems including food hub networks, clusters and value chain coordination, John and Jim provided great insights into how Ontario's local food system can grow over the next decade. 

To learn more, download their presentations below:

Value Chain Coordination in Regional Food Economies - John Fisk PhD

Getting to Scale: Food Hub Networks and Innovation Clusters - Jim Barham PhD