AGENDA

This is a snapshot agenda that will include expert speakers, panel discussions, working sessions and site visits. All items are subject to change. 

MONDAY, JUNE 24

4:30 – 5:30 PM NATIFS Indigenous Food Lab Demo + Tasting – Explore Indigenous food practices with a guided demonstration (Open to registered convening attendees, 40-person cap)

Digging In Screening + Panel Discussion to follow (Open to the public, details to come) 

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

8:00 – 9:00 AM Registration and Breakfast 

9:00 – 9:15 AM Welcome

9:20 – 9:50 AM Grounding Perspective on Climate, Agriculture, and Healthy Rural Communities 

10:00 – 11:15 AM Breaking Down the Science: Agriculture and Climate 

12:30 – 4:00 PM Field trip and lunch at Salvatierra Farms 

5:15 – 6:30 PM Evening Reception

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

8:30 – 9:30 AM Breakfast Connections

9:45 – 10:45 AM Driving Change in Minnesota and Beyond: A Conversation with Local Leaders 

11:00 – 12:30 PM Breakout—Sessions: Leveraging federal funding, Decarbonizing Agriculture, and Agrivoltaics

12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch

1:30 – 2:15 PM Breakout Session

3:15 – 4:15 PM Movement Building and Policy 

4:15 – 4:45 PM Closing Session