The Palouse – Clearwater Food Coalition presents:

2021 Virtual Food Summit

Answering the Call: Feeding Our Communities in Challenging Times

Friday, January 29, 2021 | 9 am – 12:30 pm

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Join us for this FREE half-day event that highlights and celebrates the ways our community successfully responded to COVID-19. Through Ignite! presentations, speaker panels, and breakout discussions we will identify priority actions to continue feeding our communities and supporting food and farm businesses in 2021.

We know that life is hectic right now, so come as you are and stay as long as you like!

You can join at any time during the program, are free to leave and come back, and can participate for as long or as little as your schedule allows.

For more information, contact:
Colette DePhelps, PCFC Co-Chair and Community Food Systems Area Educator, University of Idaho Extension
cdephelps@uidaho.edu

208-885-4003

Agenda

9:00 am Welcome & Opening

9:10 am Artistic Opening

Erica Wagner

9:20 am Impacts of COVID-19 on the Palouse-Clearwater Region

Panel:

Dr. John Rusche, Lewis-Clark Valley Healthcare Foundation

Mason Burley, Innovia Foundation

Colette DePhelps, U of I Extension

Moderator: Nancy Chaney

10:00 am Ignite! Presentations – Production

Koppel Farm – Tim Paulitz, Pullman Community Garden

Farm and Ranch Innovations – Susan Jacboson, Big Canyon Acres

Big Canyon Beef – Drew Mosman, Big Canyon Beef

Success from Cooperative Responses to COVID-19 – Lindsay Myron, Smoots Flavor Farm

Gleaning with Backyard Harvest in 2020 – Will O’Neal, Backyard Harvest

10:30 am Ignite! Presentations – Market Innovations

Moscow Food Co-op COVID-19 Response – Melinda Schab, Moscow Food Co-Op

FARE Idaho Dine Drink and Shop Safe Campaigns – George Skandalos, Maialina & Sangria Grille

Pivoting During COVID-19 – Amanda Argona, City of Moscow

Pullman Serves It Forward – Jeanne Weiler

11:00 am 10 MIN BREAK

11:10 am Ignite! Presentations – Food Access

Bread and Roses, Masks and Sanitizer – Olivia Sivula, Food Not bombs of the Palouse

Flexing to Feed During COVID-19 – Paige Collins, Council on Aging & Human Services

Nez Perce Tribe Food Access – Danielle Scott, UI Extension Nez Perce Tribe

2020 Year of the Pandemic – Mike Wigen, Idaho Food Bank

11:40 am Break-out Discussions by Topic (facilitator reports on behalf of group)

12:00 pm Report Out

12:20 pm Regional Resources for Moving Forward – Panel

Dr. John Rusche, Lewis-Clark Valley Healthcare Foundation

Mason Burley, Innovia Foundation

Colette DePhelps, U of I Extension

12:30 pm PC Local Food Leader award, Closing Remarks & Post Summit Lunch Hour