January 16 – Santa Fe, New Mexico – 11 to 12 noon – La Fonda Hotel. One World, Everybody Eats annual conference. Talk by Mark Winne. For more information contact Denise Cerreta at denisecerreta45@yahoo.com.

January 20 & 21 – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 1 to 5 PM (1/20) and 1:30 – 3 PM (1/21) – Chattanooga Convention Center – Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group annual conference. Food Policy Council training sessions presented by Mark Winne. For more information go to www.ssawg.org.

January 25 – Seattle, Washington – early evening – Temple Beth Am – 2632 NE 80th Street, Seattle. Book talk and discussion. For more information contact Patricia Simon at umami@foxinternet.com.

January 28 & 29 – Leavenworth, Washington – The Sleeping Lady – Washington State Farmers’ Market Association conference – keynote address and workshops – For more information contact Lori Musgrave at musgrave1@centurytel.net.

February 1 – Boston, Massachusetts – Tufts University – 9 to 12. Lecture. For more information contact Hugh Joseph at 617-636-3788.

February 2 – Washington, DC – Goethe Institut Washington, 812 Seventh Street, NW, Washington, DC. Mark joins German food journalist Tanja Busse for a presentation titled “Between Currywurst and Tofu: How Good Food Makes a Difference.” For more information contact Sylvia Blume at sblume@washington.goethe.org or www.goether.de/washington.

February 7 – University of New Mexico – School of Architecture and Planning – 6:30 to 8:00

February 10 – Corvallis, Oregon – Oregon State University. 4 PM. Community and campus book talk by Mark Winne. For more information contact Joan Gross at jgross@oregonstate.edu.

February 11 – Portland, Oregon – Lloyd Center Double Tree Conference Center – 10 AM to 12 Noon – Organicology Conference. Panel “Improving Access to Organic Food for All.” For more information: www.organicology.org.

February 18 & 19 – Flagstaff, Arizona – The Flagstaff Food Film Festival – Keynote and workshops. For more information contact Regan Emmons at hoawa.girl@yahoo.com.

February 25 & 26 – Durango, Colorado – Community-wide book talk (2/25 evening) and workshop (2/26 morning). Sponsored by Growing Partners and Ft. Lewis College. For more information contact Jim Dyer at jadyer@frontier.net.

March 5 – Washington, DC – Capitol Hilton Hotel –  Hunger Free Communities Summit. For more information contact: cfischer@alliancetoendhunger.org.

March 8 & 9 – Claremont, California – Pomona College – Community-wide book talk. For more details contact the College or Sabrina Baum at SABo2007@mymail.pomona.edu.

March 10 – Irvine, California – The Great Park. Late afternoon or early evening. Community-wide talk. For more information go to www.ocgp.org or contact Maya Dunne at Mayad@cox.net.  

March 11 & 12 – Crescent City, California – Community talk and training. For more information contact Angela Glore at aglore@canbless.org.

March 14 – San Francisco, California – Ferry Building – Book talk sponsored by Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture. Time to be determined. For more information go to www.cuesa.org or contact Julie Cummins at julie@cuesa.org.

March 25 – Rice Lake, Wisconsin – Northwest Wisconsin Regional Food Summit – Keynote at lunchtime by Mark Winne – Contact Tracey Mofle at University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service for details – tracey.mofle@uwc.edu

March27 – Chicago, Illinois – 3:00 PM – book talk at he Institute of Cultural Studies at Lawrence Ave. and Sheridan Rd near Lake Shore Drive and Red Line subway stop. For more information contact healthy-eating@sbcglobal.net.

March 28 and 29 – Atlanta, Georgia – Center for Diseas Control and Prevention

March 29 – Savannah, Georgia – 5:00 PM – The Sentient Bean Coffee Shop – Book talk by Mark Winne. For more information contact Teri Schnell at myfriendteri@gmail.com.

March 31  – Laramie, Wyoming – Wyoming Dietetics Association

April 5 – Brooklyn, New York – 6:00 PM – The Brooklyn Common – Book talk sponsored by Brooklyn Food Coalition – For more information contact Jeff Heehs at jhbklyn@yahoo.com.

April 6 – New London, Connecticut – Connecticut College – 4:30 PM – For more information contact Rebecca McCue at ramcc@conncoll.edu.

April 7 – New Haven, Connecticut – Yale University – Lecture sponsored by the Yale Sustainable Food Project.

April 18 – Virginia Tech – Blacksburg, Virginia – Keynote speech  as part of Earth Week celebration. For more information contact Rial Tombes at rialto13@vt.edu.

May 3 – Portland, Oregon – National WIC Association Annual Conference. Leading workshop on food policy councils.

May 4 – Baltimore, Maryland – First Unitarian Church of Baltimore.  Zoerheide Lecture – 7:00 PM – For more information contact Rev. David Carl Olson: minister@firstunitarian.net; 410-685-2330

May 19 – 21 – Portland, Oregon – Food Policy Conference: “Neighborhood to Nation” – Community Food Security Coalition – Doubletree Hotel. For more information: www.foodsecurity.org

June 1 – 4 – Austin, Texas – International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference. For more information go to www.iacp.com. Leading workshops on food systems and community engagement.

June 3 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Kids, Healthy Community Conference. Leading workshop on food policy councils; co-facilitation of closing session. For more information contact Joanne Lee: joanne_Lee@activelivingbydesign.org.

June 6 – Lansing, Michigan – Lansing Center – Designing Healthy Livable Communities – The Power of Partnerships Conference – 1:00 – 4:30 – Leading workshop on Food Policy Councils and the Michigan Movement. For more information contact Diane Golzynski at golzynskid@michigan.gov.

June 7 – New York City – Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby Street, NY, NY. 7:00 to 9:00 PM. A conversation and booksigning with Mark Winne: Moderated by Peabody and Emmy Award-Winning Journalist John Hockenberry. This is a fundraising event for Harvest Home Farmers’ Markets. Tickets are $75 each and include a copy of Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin’ Mamas. For more information contact Rachel Begun – 203-921-7789; rachel@rachelbegun.com.

June 10 – Salt Lake City, Utah – 2011 Obesity Conference – Sponsored by the Utah Department of Health – Leading workshop on food policy councils. For more information contact Patrice Isabella at pisabella@utah.gov.

 June 13 – San Diego – Indian Health Service Conference – workshop presentation. For more information contact Jean Charles-Azure at jean.charles-azure@ihs.gov

July 8 & 9 – Crescent City, California – book talk the evening of July 8; all day workshop on July 9. For more information contact Angela Glore at aglore@canbless.org.

July 10 – Suquamish, Washington – Suquamish Clearwater Casino and Resort – workshop for the Suquamish Tribe Community Health Program. For more information contact Barbara Hoffman at bhoffman@suquamish.nsn.us.

July 21 – Taos, New Mexico – The Coffee Spot – 900 Paseo DelPueblo Norte –  7:00 PM. Book talk, sale, and signing. For more information contact Bob Pedersen at growfoodnow@gmail.com.

July 27-29 – Honolulu, Hawaii – book talks, trainings and keynote for Hawaii Food Policy Council. For more information contact Amanda Corby at amanda@undermyumbrella.com.

August 17 – Chapel Hill, North Carolina – workshop and training at Active Living by Design and Healthy Kids Conference. For more information contact Philip Bors at phil_bors@unc.edu.

August 20 – Atlanta, Georgia – All-day conference on Urban Agriculture and Food Policy sponsored by the Georgia Department of Health and SAAFON. For more information contact Cynthia Hayes at saafon@comcast.net.