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Join the Kansas Rural Center, along with local and regional partners, at one of our five remaining “Feeding Kansas Dinner & Dialogue” forums to be held throughout the state this June. The upcoming forums will provide:

  • Analysis of recent state legislation, including state budget and revenue issues, that affect local level food systems and access development efforts
  • Updates on work being done on the local level to strengthen local food systems and access to healthy food
  • Dialogue focusing on what you can do to be a part of strengthening our state’s local food and farm systems, civic engagement, resources, ideas, and ways to work together to reach the common vision of a healthy, local food systems.
  • Dinner featuring Kansas grown ingredients!

Bernie Koch with the Kansas Economic Progress Council will provide the state legislative and budget overview.  David Coltrain, Seward County Community College, Sustainable Agriculture Resources Program Specialist and Local Food & Farm Task Force Member  will share share information about the statewide Local Food and Farm Task Force the the work he is doing to advance resources available for growers of horticultural food crops such as fruits and vegetables.  Information will also be provided by Margaret Hermocillo, Kansas Appleseed Food Assistance Outreach Advocate and the League of Women Voters.