Food Tank 2018 Summit

Cultivating the Next Generation of Young Food Leaders

In partnership with George Washington University, World Resources Institute, the National Farmers Union, Future Farmers of America, and the National Young Farmers Coalition.

February 28th, 2018 at the Jack Morton Auditorium.

Interested GW students should contact Ariel Kagan at [email protected].

30+ Speakers Including (Many More To Be Announced):

MJ Altman, Editorial Director, World Food Program USA

Jose Andres, Activist, Chef, and Owner, ThinkFoodGroup

Allison Aubrey, Correspondent, National Public Radio (NPR)

Molly Ball, President, National Future Farmers of America Foundation

Eliza Barclay, Science and Health Editor, Vox

Anne-Teresa Birthwright, Academic Tutor, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus - Jamaica; Winner, BCFN YES! 2016

Jessie Bovay, Director of Business Development, Mercaris

Xavier Brown, Founder, Soilful City

Tim Carman, Food Writer, The Washington Post

Blaze Currie, Team Lead - Youth Leadership Development, National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization

Caitlin Dewey, Reporter, The Washington Post

Mara Fleishman, Chief Executive Officer, Chef Ann Foundation

Bennett Haynes, Chief of Produce, Beefsteak

Elizabeth Henderson, Author and Farmer

Jill Isenbarger, CEO, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Roger Johnson, President, National Farmers Union (NFU)

Rachel Konrad, Chief Communications Officer, Impossible Foods Inc.

Amber Lambke, President and CEO, Maine Grains

Jeremiah Lowery, Member, DC Food Policy Council

Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of Sustainability, the George Washington University

Edie Mukiibi, Vice President, Slow Food International

Danielle Nierenberg, President, Food Tank

Regina Northouse, Executive Director, Food Recovery Network

Sarah Sem, President, The Store at George Washington University

Andrew Steer, President, World Resources Institute

Lindsey Shute, Executive Director and Co-Founder, National Young Farmers Coalition

Scott Sibbel, Farmer, Sibbel Family Farms and Niman Ranch

Dan Simons, Owner, Founding Farmers

Tambra Stevenson, CEO, WANDA

Myeasha Taylor, Consultant, Two Moons Food Group

Haile Thomas, Founder and CEO, The Happy Organization

Lauren Frances Tucker, Executive Director, Kiss the Ground

Cecily Upton, Co-Founder and VP of Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, FoodCorps

Mailee Walker, Executive Director, Claneil Foundation

Emily Zweber,Farmer-Member, Organic Valley

Breakfast and Lunch Included. Get Your Tickets Today!

Limited Number of Scholarships Still Available. Please apply here.

Interested in sponsoring the event? Email [email protected]

Interested in volunteering for the event? Email your resume and availability to [email protected]