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2021 San Juan Islands Ag Summit
March 20, 2021 - April 16, 2021
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Designed as a space for inspiration, education, and community building, the 2021 Summit is moving online and focusing on building an equitable future for all involved in the San Juan County food system.
Virtual Event | March 20 – April 16, 2021
The Summit will kick off March 20th with keynote speaker, Alison Conrad of Duke Sanford World Food Policy Center, addressing white-dominant narratives in food movements and food policy. Discussion panels will focus on labor rights for farmworkers and increasing equitable local food access. Two study circles will meet four times over the month: one will explore traditional foodways in the San Juan Islands, including Indigenous land management, animal husbandry, and crop cultivation, both past and present, with speakers from Samish, Tulalip, and S’Klallam tribal communities; the second will focus on the history of Black farming, reparations in agriculture, and alternative models. Capnote speaker, A-dae Briones, Director of Native Agriculture and Food Systems Programs at First Nations Development Institute, will address decolonizing regenerative agriculture, concluding the Summit on April 16.
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