Planners Training Service Workshop: Community Food Systems Planning

The American Planning Association is hosting the Planners Training Service Workshop focused on Community Food Systems Planning.

Washington, D.C. • November 10–11, 2014

Community food systems offer bountiful opportunities for promoting public health, economic development, and quality of life. Public policy and planning tools are key to cultivating these systems. But what’s the secret sauce?

Find out at a workshop that starts with the basics then adds advanced planning and policy techniques for launching and strengthening food systems. Interactive exercises will sample innovative strategies from around the country. You’ll take home the ingredients you need for a successful food system in your community.

You’ll learn about:

  • Comprehensive planning for food systems
  • Implementation tools for strengthening food systems
  • Strategies for cultivating healthy food retail
  • Food-sector economic development

More information available here.