2014 MS Food Summit – Panel B: Mississippi Growing, Alternative Economic Models
The Mississippi Food Summit & Agricultural Revival is hosted by the Mississippi Sustainable Agriculture Network (MSAN). This biennial event is held at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson, MS. Speakers and presenters hold discussions, tell success stories, problem-solve barriers, and provide opportunities for farmers and non-farmers alike. Ultimately, the goal is to educate, inspire, and empower people on the topic of local food and sustainability.
To learn more, visit us at: http://www.mssagnet.net/programs/ms-food-summit/
Moderator: Gary Matteson, Farm Credit
Ben Burkett, Mississippi Association of Cooperatives
Cody Hopkins, Falling Sky Farm
Edwin Marty, City of Austin, TX
Kali Akuno, Cooperation Jackson