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Oklahoma Food Security Summit 2017

Friday

Oct 20, 2017 – 8:30 AM

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Bringing together National, state, tribal, local food policy experts and community members to assess current conditions leading to food insecurity, create solutions and take action.  This year's topics include:   Walk The Talk Award:   Oklahoma State University Health Sciences - Dr. Coloney Fugate and Jesse Chaffin, Health and Wellness Director  Healthcare Through Food Managment Oklahoma University Food Pharmacy-Dr. Marianna Wetherill Policy: Double Up Oklahoma and Oklahoma Fresh Food Financing Act Growing Communities Grocery Store Solutions: Honor Capital, Marcus Scarborough, Vice President Community Garden Panel:  Policy: Farm Bill Renewal:  Hunger Free Oklahoma - Chris Bernard, Executive Director Tribal Food Soverienty: Pawnee Seed Preservation Project - Deb Echohawk and Electa Redcorn Policy: Defunding of Senor Services - Seneca Scott Oklahoma Weather and Agriculture Weather Forcasting - Wx Integrations - Dianne Cooper Soil Health and Water Conservation for Extreme Weather Conditions - Tulsa County Conservation District Breakout Sessions Food Forests, Community Gardens, Herbs and Wildcrafting with Karen Nelson Water Fall Simulation Diebetes Food Managment Networking Reception - 5:3Opm R&G Family Farm including dinner, drinks, music and much more.  Please register so we have a head count for food. https://ofssnetworkingreception.eventbrite.com We will also host an Intertribal Ceremonical Sweat in the on site Sweat Lodge.  Space is limted to 2O people.  The Sweat starts at 6pm.  Please register seperately if you plan to join at https//tribalsweat.eventbrite.com   Saturday, October 21 Workshops Fall Food Foraging Nature Walk- Challenger 7 Community Garden and Food Forest  Registration:  www.fallfoodforaging.eventbrite.com   Introduction to Aquaponics - Symbiotic Aquaponics - Tulsa Community College NE Campus www.sybiaoticaquaponics/news-events-1