The Western Maryland Meals Council will host a digital three-day convention titled, “Our Meals, Our Future: Rising a Wholesome Meals System in a Pandemic World” on March 25, April 1 and April 8.
The convention is open to anybody concerned with points associated to the Western Maryland meals system, together with, farmers, distributors, meals producers, financial growth professionals, well being and vitamin professionals, meals safety advocates and extra.
The convention will kick off from 1 to three:30 p.m. March 25 with keynote speaker Mark Winne, senior adviser for the Johns Hopkins Heart for a Livable Future and creator of the e-book “Meals City, USA: Seven Unlikely Cities which can be Altering the Manner We Eat.”
On-line dialogue will tackle challenges going through Western Maryland’s meals growers, distributers and customers.
The second session will likely be held from 1 to three:30 p.m. April 1. On-line dialogue will tackle the growing prevalence of weight problems, diabetes and different food-related illnesses in addition to strategies for wholesome residing.
The third session will likely be held from 1 to three:30 p.m. April 8. On-line dialogue will tackle the challenges of constructing wholesome meals accessible to susceptible populations throughout a pandemic.
Early registration on or earlier than March 5 is $30 per individual. Highschool and school college students obtain a decreased charge of $20 per individual.
Registration is through Eventbrite at go.umd.edu/2021WMFCConfer ence. For extra info, go to the Western Maryland Meals Council web site at wmdfoodcoun cil.com/convention.html or cellphone the College of Maryland Extension workplace at 301-334-6960.