Growing Power Inc. and Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative (GFJI) are excited to announce Growing Power's  National and International Urban and Small Farm Conference
"Building a Fair Food Economy to Grow Healthy People."

GFJI will be holding its seventh annual Gathering concurrently with the conference and many GFJI activities will be woven into the fabric of 2014's conference.To learn more about the conference check the Growing Power Events page for more up to date information or register for the conference here

November 7th-9th, 2014
Potawatomi Casino
1421 W. Canal St.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Apply for a scholarship to attend here

A Conversation with Will Allen and Michael Pollan
Friday, November 7, 2014
Doors open at 6:00 pm in the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Expo Center, with the conversation starting at 7:00 pm.

There will be a book signing to follow.

Who knows the successes and challenges of the food system better than Michael Pollan and Will Allen? Please join us for a once in a life time opportunity to hear Will Allen and Michael Pollan talk about where our food system is going! Topics will include the food movement, social justice and the politics pertaining to the food we eat and grow. The conversation will be moderated by author and former Wisconsin Public Radio talk show host, Jean Feraca.


GFJI’s Mission

The Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative is a new initiative aimed at dismantling racism and empowering low-income and communities of color through sustainable and local agriculture. This comprehensive network views dismantling racism as a core principal which brings together social change agents from diverse sectors working to bring about new, healthy and sustainable food systems and supporting and building multicultural leadership in impoverished communities throughout the world.

The vision for this initiative is to establish a powerful network of individuals, organizations and community based entities all working toward a food secure and just world.

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