Over 70 of food and agriculture’s leading experts to speak at upcoming two-day summit

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Farm Forum

WASHINGTON — Food Tank, in partnership with American University, will hold a two-day summit, Wednesday, April 20, 2016 and Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 9AM-5PM. The Summit will take place at the Greenberg Theatre.

The event will bring together more than 70 expert speakers who are among the top leaders across all sectors of the food industry, including business, government, and elected officials; nonprofit groups; farmers’ organizations; unions; funders; chefs; and more. The entire two-day event will be live streamed on www.FoodTank.com.

Sponsors include: Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition, Chaia DC, Chipotle, Clif Bar, Conflict Cuisine, D.C. Government, Driscoll’s, Edible DC, Elevation Burger, Fair Trade USA, Food and Environment Reporting Network, Global Environmental Politics Program of the School of International Service at American University, Greener Media, Inter Press Service, Leafware, Niman Ranch, Organic Valley, Panera Bread, VegFund, and Vigilante Coffee Company.

Last year’s Food Tank Summit in partnership with the George Washington University brought together 400 in-person attendees (completely sold out) from more than 25 states. There were an additional 15,520 livestream participants from more than 125 countries. This year, Food Tank is quadrupling our reach by hosting additional summits in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Chicago, IL, and Sacramento, CA.