I was incredibly fortunate to have been one of the 28 individuals to participate in the inaugural Breakthrough Leaders Program at the University of Vermont this week. I'll be sharing more about that experience at my blog, The Ben Franklin Follies
. For now, it is enough to say that the experience was both life-changing and life-affirming.
On Thursday, June 28, 2012 the Breakthrough Leaders participants attended the separate--but related--2012 Food Systems Summit
Public Conference hosted by The
I have compiled this Storify representation of the 2012 Food Systems Summit Public Conference to help all who care about people, food, communities and the world in which live. It's long but it's also a complete curation of public tweets, my photos (ReeSnaps on Flickr) and a few links to related web content.
Presenters came from across the food systems spectrum and included: Scientists, agronomists, Ag extension specialists, farmers, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and social activists. Most speakers have multiple levels of experience and perspectives.