5th Annual Kentucky Local Foods Summit

March 29, 2023 | University of Kentucky


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CALL FOR PROPOSALS NOW OPEN UNTIL NOVEMBER 1, 2022

Submit your proposal

The Summit will bring together local food systems practitioners from across Kentucky to share challenges, opportunities, best practices, and build capacity for our local/regional food economy.

Audience/Attendees: We encourage you to think about lessons learned and how they are helping you make decisions about future work when designing your breakout session. To help guide you, please consider the audience: the primary attendees of the Summit are individuals focused on local/regional food systems development and primarily include value-chain coordinators, technical assistance providers, University and Extension staff, nonprofits and government agencies focused on food and ag, funders, and other local food advocates. 

The Summit aims to center and highlight marginalized voices, so please consider how to focus equity and inclusion in your breakout session, both topically and in terms of the makeup of your panel (if more than one presenter). 

The review team reserves the right to make suggestions and revisions to your proposed session(s). All proposals are due by 11:59pm EST on November 1, 2022.


Interested in sponsoring this event? Reach out to Ashton Potter Wright via email for more information.


The 2023 Kentucky Local Food Systems Summit is brought to you by The Food Connection, the Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development, and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.