July 20 – 22 (2015) – Baltimore, Maryland – Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins University. For more information contact Mark Winne at win5m@aol.com or (860) 558-8226.

July 23 – New Brunswick, New Jersey – Rutgers University – Community food system consultation. For more information contact Mark Winne.

August 18 and 19 – Lincoln, Nebraska – Aug. 18 at 7:00 PM – Presentation by Mark Winne followed by panel discussion – Unitarian Church in Lincoln. For more information contact Kathie Starkweather at the Center for Rural Affairs: Kathie@cfra.org. Aug. 19 – Food Policy Council Workshop by invitation only.

September 14 and 15 – Portland, Oregon – Closing the Hunger Gap Conference. Mark Winne and Anne Palmer from the Center for a Livable Future will present a one day food policy council pre-conference short course on September 14. This will be followed by a food policy workshop as part of the regular conference on September 15. Food policy council representatives and those interested in food policy councils from the Western United States are especially encouraged to attend. For more information about the course go to http://thehungergap.or/courses/. For conference registration information go to http://thehungergap.org/register/