June 7 – Rochester, NY – All day training for people interested in local food policy councils throughout New York state. Site: Monroe County Cooperative Extension office. Sponsored by NOFA-NY and the Hunger Action Network of New York State. For more information contact Kate Mendenhall at kate@nofany.org.

June 27 – Chicago, IL – 9:00 AM – Presentation by Mark Winne to the University of Chicago Teacher Institute “Feeding the World: Challenges to Achieving Food Security.” For more information contact Jamie Bender at jbender@uchicago.edu.

July 17 (tentative) – Wisconsin (site to be determined) – workshop on the development of state food policy councils. For more information contact Tracey Mofle at the University of Wisconsin/Barron County campus.

August 3 – 5 – Burlington, VT – Farm to Cafeteria Conference – workshop presentation on food policy councils and farm to school initiatives. For more information go to www.farmtocafeteriaconference.org.

October 9 – Waterbury, CT – Brass City Harvest is sponsoring “A Day with Mark Winne” that will include workshops and lectures in association with the University of Connecticut Waterbury campus. For more information contact Susan Pronovost at susan.pronovost@snet.net.