Sowing the Seeds: Chicago’s Leadership in Food & Agriculture Education
The Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network, in cooperation with City Colleges of Chicago, FARM Illinois, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign College of ACES, Chicago Botanic Garden's Windy City Harvest, The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, and the Illinois Farm Bureau is bringing together leaders in food & agriculture education for a panel discussion highlighting Chicago’s leadership in food & agriculture education.
Monday, November 6, 2017
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM (Central Standard Time)
Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
3857 W 111th St, Chicago, IL 60655 Get Directions
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The Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network, in cooperation with other leading organizations, is bringing together leaders in food & agriculture education for a panel discussion highlighting Chicago’s leadership in food & agriculture education. This promises to be a lively discussion between city, educational, and business leaders that explores the relationship between food & agriculture and the critical role that education plays in developing the talent that keeps Chicagoland a critical hub of the food & beverage industry in the US and globally. In recognition of school’s innovative programs and mission to produce technologically proficient graduates, the event will take place at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS).
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Guided tours of the school/facilities (start at entrance to school, students to provide guided tours)
3:00pm – 4:15pm: Speakers include....
Andrea Zopp, Deputy Mayor, City of Chicago
Juan Salgado, Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago
Kim Kidwell, Dean, Univ of Illinois School of Agriculture
Chef Judson Todd Allen, Food Network alum, Culinary Lead, Cleveland Avenue, LLC and CEO, Healthy Infused Cuisine, LLC
William Hook, Principal of CHSAS
Marc Schulman, President, Eli’s Cheesecake
4:15pm – 5:30pm: Networking & Appetizers
There is no charge for the event, but you do need to register to attend.